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Present simple


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Present simple

  2. 2. • THE SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE IS USED TO STATE: • HABITUAL ACTIONS Examples: • I wake up at 7 a.m. every day. • She usually goes to the market every Saturday. • They sleep late every night. • He always works late on Saturdays. • The sun sets in the west.
  3. 3. • For the simple present form. always add an “s” to the verb when the subject is singular except for “l” and “you”
  4. 4. • To show that an action is done often or everyday Example • I go to school every day. • You drink milk every day. • We have six meals a day. • They take their baths in the mornings and evenings. • He sleeps at ten every night. • She drinks water every day. • Ali eats fish every day. • Boon Seng takes a bath every morning.
  5. 5. • Have and has are used to show possessions, in the simple present tense: • has is used with a singular subject Examples: He She Mary has a hobby. Everyone Each of them
  6. 6. • have is used with a plural subject except for “ I’ and “you” I You We They Peter and Jane All of them have a hobby.
  7. 7. Fill in the blanks with the correct words from the box. walk like likes is has have am wants write comes want are 1. I ………. to school every day. 2. Robin ….. a hamster. 3. Shanti ….. to wear saris. 4. I ….. to read a storybook. 5. Do you….. to dance. 6. Sing Fatt ….. to call his friend. 7. My father ….. home from work at 6.00 p.m.
  8. 8. Underline the correct words. 1. Halim ( cycles , cycle ) to his tuition class every day. 2. Leopards ( hunt, hunts) smaller animals for food. 3. Thunder always ( follow , follows ) lightning. 4. Please ( write, writes ) your name on the top right-hand corner of the answer sheet. 5. Jaspreet ( water, waters ) all the plants every evening. 6. Electricians( use, uses ) pliers to cut or bend wires. 7. Padi ( grow, grows ) well in Kedah Darul Aman.
  10. 10. (BE +VERB+ING) • Positive Form I am waiting for the bus. I must go back to the office, we are working on a project.  I am playing tennis with Jim tomorrow.  
  11. 11. • Negative Form I am not waiting for the bus. We are not working on the project.  He is not playing tennis with Jim tomorrow  
  12. 12. • Questions Are you waiting for the bus? Are they working on the project?  Is he playing tennis with Jim tomorrow?  
  13. 13. • We use the present Continuous to say we are in the middle of an action (It’s going on at that very moment.) I am waiting for the bus at the moment. (I’m at the station  now.)