The. Present. Simple. When to use?. To tell about facts which are always true. To tell about regular actions. For example: The sun always rises in the east. To tell about habits. For example: I drink coffee every morning. For example: Tamar washes her teeth 3 times a day.
For example: The sun always rises in the east.
For example: I drink coffee every morning.
For example: Tamar washes her teeth 3 times a day.
We divide all pronouns and subjects into 2 groups:
I + Plural (רבים)
Tamar and I
We divide the verbs into 2 groups:
Verb + s, es, ies
1. In general,the third person singular is formed by adding an s
to the base verb.
I work He works
2. Verbs ending in ss,x,ch,sh,o add “es” to the third person singular.
I dress She dresses
You fix He fixes
We watch She watches T.V.
They wash She washes
The boys go It goes !
3. Verbs ending in consonant + y, changes the y toiand add “es”:
I cry – He cries, We fly – She flies,
You terrify - It terrifies
Some sentences in the Present Simple must be written with the use of helping verbs. These verbs are: do / does
When we use do / does the verb comes in the base form:
He works He doesn’t work
She washes She doesn’t wash
In order to form negative sentences we use the helping verbs: does not (doesn’t) or do not (don’t)
This is the only type of question in which:
Mothergoes to work every day.
The fridge makes so much noise.
always, often, generally, usually, normally, never, sometimes
Will always come between the subject and the verb.
He always gets to school on time.
every day, once a week, on Sundays, in the summer
Will come at the beginning or the end of the sentence
Dvir visits his grandma on Saturdays.