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The Present Tense Daily Customs
Customs- True/False _____ People in Thailand always take their shoes off before entering a house. _____ A woman usually covers her face in Saudi Arabia. _____ People in Japan dont bow when they say hello. _____ In the U.S., a student doesnt stand up when a teacher enters the room. True False True
Use the simple present tense to tell about things that happen again and again. The Present Tense Americans eat turkey on Thanksgiving. He always bows to others.
Use the simple present tense to tell facts. The Present Tense Water freezes at 32 degrees. 32º Triangles have three sides.
Use contractions like dont and doesnt for negative statements in speaking or in informal writing. Negative Statements Women in Saudi Arabia dont wear a lot of makeup. Maria doesnt eat pizza.
Put an –s or –es ending on third-person singular (he, she, it). Third-Person Singular He need a shirt. She want an apple. It catch the stick. s s es
Third-person singular forms of have, do, and go are not regular. Irregular Forms have do go does has goes He has a new shirt. She does the work. He goes to school.
Daily Customs She usually works on her basket after dinner. He usually drinks tea after a meal. They go to a dance every Sunday. They take a walk with their son every day.
run/every day do/ every day not/do/homework; hate More sentences: He runs to school every day. She does her homework every day. He doesnt do his homework every day. He hates it!!
not/like get A+ listen/always She doesnt like school. He gets an A+ on every quiz! He always listens to the teacher!!
make throw I dont. I always make a snowman in the winter. I throw snowballs.
brush I dont. I always brush my teeth. I always eat a lot of candy. Mmmm. eat
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