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Transcript of PRESENT TIME
Work with a partner.
Write the questions for these sentences.
1. _______ she ______the Simpsons?(like)
2. _______you_________his son?(know)
3. ______ john and Mary _____there?(fly)
5. _______it ________ chocolate?(eat)
Verb BE Forms
I am (I'm)
he,she,it is ('s)
SUBJECT + VERB
Add -s,-es,-ies to the verbs. Check the answers with a partner.
SIMPLE PRESENT VERB TENSE
general statements of fact
statements that are always true
USE OF SIMPLE PRESENT
-used for events or situations that exist always, usually, habitually in the past, present, and future
1.What is your name?
2.Where are you from?
3.What do you like to do in your free time?
4. What is your favorite season?
5. When do you usually wake up in the morning?
6. What do you like to do on the weekends?
7. Do you drink coffee in the morning?
Write three sentences about your daily activities, share with a partner.
SUBJECT + VERB/-s,-es
(he, she, it)
work with a partner, decide which sentences are habitual actions and routines, general facts, or true statements.
1. Ann takes a shower every day.
2. I usually read the newspaper in the morning.
3. Babies cry.
4. Birds fly.
5. Irene works for a video game company.
6. The baby sleeps for ten hours every night.
7. John goes to church every Sunday.
8. He goes to the park every Sunday morning.
9. The Earth orbits the Sun.
We use present simple:
to express habitual actions and routines
to express general facts
I come from Burma.
I live in Frederick and work for Suntrust.
I speak five languages.
I have three children.
statements that are always true
The sun rises in the East.
The water boils when heated.
Spelling of final -s/-es ( for he,she,it pronouns)
add -s to most verbs
if the word ends with -ch,-sh,-s,-x,-z add -es
catch-catches, wash-washes, miss-misses, fix-fixes, buzz-buzzes
if the word ends with a consonant +-y, change the -y to -i and add -es
Work in two teams.Complete with the
choice. Write the answers on the board.
1. She_______ at a bank. (works, working, work, workes)
2. Sara_______ everyday. (run,runs,runes,running)
3.She and I________the clothes. (wash, washes, washs, washing)
4. We________ to the cinema every month.(go, goes, going)
5.He________ in Canada.(live, lives, living)
6.We _________English. (study, studys,studies, studying)
7. The teacher__________. (rock, rocks, rockes, rocking)
8.He________ play station 3. (like, likes, liking)
9. Rick _____ a brother.(have, has, having, haves)
10. The students ________ to heavy metal music. (listen, listens, listening)
verbs GO,HAVE and DO are irregular
We use THE PRESENT SIMPLE with:
Certain time expressions:
in the evening
in the morning
at night etc.
ex.Adela eats oatmeal for breakfast every morning.
does not (doesn't)
You don't drink.
She doesn't smoke.
Complete with the correct negative form.
1. I ________with them.( not work)
2.My mom ________ at home. ( not cook)
3. Mark_____ often. ( not fly)
4.Mary and Ali _____together. ( not fight)
5. We _____very well. ( not dance)
Give the negative forms:
1. He has a brother.
2.He goes to many parks.
3. He likes dogs.
4. He and his father travel together.
5. Her father likes robots.
6. My mom does a lot.
Correct the mistakes :
1. He don't work here.
2.My friends don't play soccer.
3.He doesn't goes to school.
4.The dogs not fly.
5.They doesn't study English.
6. My father doesn't reads.
7. Mr. Rosa and I doesn't eat sugar.
Practice:Write three sentences using time expressions.
Do you have a brother?
Does she drink milk?
Yes, I(you,we,they) do.
No, I(you,we,they) don't.
Do you work?
Does he(she,it) work?
Yes, he(she,it) does.
No, he(she,it) doesn't.
I am a teacher. I'm a teacher.
- add NOT to the positive form of the verb BE
I am not a teacher.
Don't contract AM and NOT
You aren't a teacher.
1.Write three affirmative and
three negative statement sentences about yourself using the verb BE. Share with a partner.
2.Write one sentence from ex.1 on the board.
3. Make questions about the sentence from ex.1
Verb BE Questions
I am a teacher.
Am a teacher?
Yes, I am. No, I'm not.
Bob is my brother.
Is Bob my brother?
Yes, he is. No, he isn't.
Garfield's daily routine: write numbers before the sentences to predict Garfield's daily routine.
He has a shower.
he has lunch.
He gets up.
He goes to bed.
He goes to school.
He has breakfast.
He brushes his teeth.
He does his homework.
He has dinner.
I am not
He, she, it isn't
We, you, they aren't
Complete the questions. Write short yes/no answers.
do-speak, does-speak, do-speaking
do-eat, does-eat, do-eating
4._____your parents________ cooking? (like)
do-like, does-like, does-liking
5. _______ you________? (work out)
does-works out, do-work out, do-works out
6. ______Emma __________ in ghosts?(believe)
do-believe, does-believes, does-believe
-usually occur in the middle of a sentence
These frequency adverbs:
can occur in the middle, at the beginning or the end of a sentence
I sometimes get up at 6:30.
Sometimes I get up at 6:30.
I get up at 6:30 sometimes.
Middle position of frequency adverbs:
-in a positive sentence,between the subject and the verb
(except the verb BE)
tells the truth.
-in a question, after the subject
tell the truth?
-in a negative sentence, in front of a negative verb (except always and ever)
doesn't eat breakfast.
Work with a partner.Use frequency adverbs to talk about yourself and ask your partner questions.
1.wear a suit to class
2.go to sleep before 11pm
3.get at least one email a day
4. read in bed at night
5.wear a hat to class
6. get up before 6am
7. call family every day
8. have chocolate ice cream for dessert
Add the given adverbs to the sentences. Check your answers with a partner.
1.Emily doesn't get to work on time.
2. I don't eat breakfast.
usually, always, seldom, ever
3. My roommate isn't home in the evening.
generally, sometimes, always, hardly ever