Presentation on theme: "Intermediate 1 ESOL Grammar Verbs: The Correct Tense"— Presentation transcript:
1Intermediate 1 ESOL Grammar Verbs: The Correct Tense The Present Simple
2The Present Simple Use the present simple: to talk about things in generalTeachers work in school.to talk about things that usually happenI usually go to Greece in the summer.to talk about things that always happenThe shop opens at 8.30.
3The Present Simple Remember to use the correct endings: I work/you work/we work/they work but he works/she works/it worksI go/you go/we go/they go but he goes/she goes/it goesI open/you open/we open/they open but he opens/she opens/it opens
4The Present Simple Use do/does (present simple) to ask questions: Do you speak Polish?Does he come here every day?Do we use this door?Does this bus go near the park?Do they come here often?Does she like coffee?
5The Present SimpleUse do/does (present simple) to ask questions with question words:Where does she live?How many do they want?What does he do?Where do they go on holiday?Which room does she use?
6The Present SimpleUse don’t/doesn’t (present simple) to make negative sentences:They don’t live here anymore.She doesn’t like tea.We don’t go to that school.It doesn’t work.I don’t speak French.