Form One Simple Present Tense
e.g. The sun rises in the east.
e.g. She likes strawberries. e.g. I always go to bed early.
The Simple Present is often found with such words or expressions as:
always sometimes usually often never every day twice a week Once a week
Sentence structure: He She It + verb s / es I We You They + verb
When do I add –es at the end of verb ?
The verb have -s , - ss , -sh , -ch cross watch wash brush touch
For example: She washes up and brushes her teeth every morning. He watches TV every night. They crosses the road every day. 4. She touches her pet every morning.
If the verb is -y , and before y is :
1) a, e, i, o, u just + s e.g. stay play say 2) not a, e, i, o, u change -y to –ies Try cry study
every day. My mother ( wash , washes ) the clothes
every day. I ( eat , eats ) an apple
They ( love , loves ) to go fishing.
Mary ( like, likes ) to dress well.
every day. We ( walk , walks ) to school
My brother always ( read , reads) books in the afternoon.
I ( visit , visits ) my grandmother.
All children ( like, likes) sweets.
John ( know , knows) how to make a kite.
They ( laugh , laughs ) at the clown’s funny actions.
I ( go , goes ) to school every day.
He ( drink , drinks ) a cup of coffee in the morning.
Siti ( watch , watches ) television
The dog ( sleep , sleeps ) in the afternoon.
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