Simple Present. April , 4th. Simple present affirmative. We use the simple present to talk about … - Daily routines Eg : I get up at seven o’clock in the morning. - Habits and hobbies Eg : She plays tennis every weekend. - Facts and generalizations Eg : Cats like milk.
- Daily routines
Eg: I get up at seven o’clock in the morning.
- Habits and hobbies
Eg: She plays tennis every weekend.
- Facts and generalizations
Eg: Cats like milk.
1- Wemakethethirdperson singular withthe base form of theverb +S
Like + -slikes
drive + -sdrives
2- We use the base form of theverb + -es whentheverbends in -ch, -s, -sh, -x, -z, or–o
Eg: he teachesshegoesitwashes
3- whentheverbends in a consonant + -y, wechangethe –y to –i and add –es
4- Whentheverbends in a vowel+ y weadd –s.
Eg: He Plays
1- We make the negative form of the simple present with do not / does not
(don’t / doesn’t)
- We do not play tennis at school.
2- we use does not with the third person singular (he, she, it). We use do not with all the others persons.
3- We make the short forms with do / does + -n’t. we use short forms more often than full forms.
In simple present we use do or does to ask and deny.
Yes, I do / no, I don’t
Yes she does / no she doesn’t