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Present Simple

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Present Simple
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Present Simple or Simple Present?
Time for an activity...
USES...
facts (something is generally known to be true)
Now, look to these
examples
of the
uses
...
Verbs ending in O, CH, SH, S and X add
-ES
Example: do changes to DOES
watch changes to WATCHES
wash changes to WASHES
kiss changes to KISSES
fix changes to FIXES
BE CAREFUL WITH THE 3re PERSON SINGULAR (He, She, It) !!!!!
Present Simple is also called Simple Present so don't get confused
What is the Present Simple?
The Present Simple is an English Verb tense that we use mainly to activities that happen in the present and that we do frequently, several times or never.
For verbs expressing states, possession, senses, emotions and mental activity
For facts
For actions in the present taking place once, never or several times
For actions in the present taking place one after another
Example:
The sun sets up in the West.
action in the present taking place once, never or several times
Example:
Peter always plays soccer on Tuesdays.
actions in the present taking place one after another
Example:
She takes her bag and leaves.
verbs expressing states, possession, senses, emotions and mental activity
Example:
I love her.
What is the
FORM
of the Present Simple?
Yes/ No Interrogative sentences:Verb to be
+
Subject
+
Complement?

Am I hungry?

Yes, I am.
No I am not.

Is He/ She / It hungry?


Yes, he/she/it is.
No, he/she/it is not.


isn't.

Are You/ We/ They hungry?

Yes, you/we/they are.
No, you/we/they are not.
aren't.
verb to be:
All other verbs:
Yes/ No Interrogative sentences: Auxiliary verb
+
Subject
+
verb
+
Complement?

DO I /You/ We/ They play tennis?

Yes, I/You/We/They do.
No, I/You/We/ They do not.
don't.

DOES He/ She / It play tennis?
Yes, He/She/It does.
No, He/She/ It does not.
doesn't.
Verbs that have a consonant
+
"Y" , the consonant "Y" changes to -i and we add -ES
Example: worry changes to WORRIES
The 3rd person singular is usually formed by adding "s". But there are a few exceptions to the rule:

Watch the video and then complete the sentences
Complete the sentences with the correct verb form.

1-Santa ………….. (put)on his red jacket and his red hat.
2-Santa ………….. (leave)a present for good girls and boys.
3-Amy ……………..(be)asleep at home.
4-Santa ……………(climb) down the chimney with Amy’s present.
5-Amy……………... (go)down the chimney and puts the presents under the tree.
6-They ………………(fly) back to the North Pole for more presents.
7-Santa’s toy factory …………….(be)very busy
THANK YOU!!!
Affirmative sentences: Subject
+
Verb to be
+
Complement

I am hungry.
He/ She / It is hungry.
You/ We/ They are hungry.
Negative sentences: Subject
+
Verb to be
+
NOT
+
Complement

I am not hungry.
He/ She/ It is not / isn't hungry.
You/ We/ They are not / aren't hungry.
Affirmative sentences: Subject
+
Verb
+
Complement
I/ You/ We/ They play tennis.
He/ She / It plays tennis.
Negative sentences: Subject
+
auxiliary verb
+
NOT
+
verb
+
Complement
I/ You/ We/ They DO NOT/ DON'T play tennis.
He/ She/ It DOES NOT/ DOESN'T play tennis.

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