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Simple Present Tense Form base form of the verb ex. listen We listen to Vicki in class every Friday. Third person singular He, She, It add –s ex. She listens to pop music. Olga listens to rock n’ roll music.
Simple Present Questions Yes/No Questions With verb to be move the verb “to BE” in front of the subject I am sick. Are you sick? With other verbs I love ESL 123! Add DO in front of the subject ex. Do you like ESL 123?
Simple Present Questions Wh-questions Who, What, Where, When, Why, How Add question word + DO ex. I love ESL 123! What do you love? Wh-question about the subject- DO is NOT needed ex. Vicki loves the students in ESL 123! Who loves the students?
Simple Present Tense Meaning General or permanent situations ESL 123 has wonderful students! Repeated actions Isabel asks questions in class everyday.
Irregular verbs BE and HAVE I amWe are You AreYou are He/She/It hasThey are I haveWe have You haveYou have He/She/It hasThey have
Negatives Add do + not to the simple form of the verb Na does not have a brother. Na doesn’t have a brother. I do not have a sister. I don’t have a sister.
Your Turn Write 3 facts about yourself or a friend. Write 2 statements about a repeated situation/habit in your life. Write 2 negative facts about yourself or a friend. Write 1 yes/not question about one of your facts. Write one wh-question about one of your facts.
Present Continuous Form Form verb “to BE” + verb + -ing ex. is listening Deepti is listening to Vicki. Only verb to BE changes form with subject ex. I am listening. You are listening. She is listening. We are listening. They are listening.
Present Continuous To form the negative form of present continuous add NOT after the BE form Ex. Evi is NOT talking to her best friend because she ate her doughnut.
Present Continuous Questions Yes/No Questions Move the verb “to BE” in front of the subject ex. Thomas is sleeping in class today. Is Thomas sleeping in class today?
Present Continuous Questions Wh-questions add the question word and move the verb “to BE” in front of the subject ex. Where is Thomas sleeping? Wh-questions about the subject remove the subject ex. Who is sleeping in class? Negative wh-questions add NOT after the Be form Who is NOT sleeping in class?