2 USAGE 1. For repeated or regular actions in the present time period. Simple Present Tense English Grammar Rules The simple present tense in English is used to describe an action that is regular, true or normal.USAGE1. For repeated or regular actions in the present time period.The train to Ankara leaves every hour.Rachel sleeps eight hours every day.2. For facts.The President of The USA lives in The White House.A dog has four legs.3. For habits.I get up early every day for school.They travel to Istanbul every weekend.4. For things that are always / generally true.It rains a lot in winter.They speak English at work.
3 Simple Present (Positive) Do not forget the rules for (he, she, it) in the third person we add 'S' in the third person.I I go to the school every day.We go goYou You go to school every day.TheyHe He goes to school every day.She goes She goes to school every day.It
4 Simple Present (Negative) Do not forget the rules for (he, she, it) in the third person we add 'S' in the third person.I I do not go to the school every day.We do not goYou don’t go You don’t go to school every day.TheyHe does not go He does not go to school every day.She doesn’t go She doesn’t go to school every day.It
5 Simple Present (Question) Do not forget the rules for (he, she, it) in the third person we add 'S' in the third person.I Do they go to the school every day.WeDO You go Do you go to school every day.TheyHe Does he go to school every day.Does She go Does she go to school every day.It
6 The spelling for the verb in the third person differs depending on the ending of that verb: For verbs that end in -O, -CH, -SH, -SS, -X, or we add -ES in the third person.go – goes catch – catches wash – washes kiss – kisses fix – fixesFor verbs that end in a consonant + Y, we remove the Y and add -IES.study – studies carry – carriesNOTE: For verbs that end in a vowel + Y, we just add -S.play – playsenjoy – enjoyssay – says
7 Frequency Adverbs Always Frequently I am always happy here. Generally Hardly ever They sometimes visits my family.NeverNormally She often goes to theater.OccasionallyOftenRarelyRegularlySeldomSometimesUsually NOTE: Frequency adverbs are used after ‘to be’ etc… and before ‘main verb’.
8 Examples Do you like ice-cream? My brother swims fast. What does your dog eat?My parents sometimes visit my relatives in Paris.How dou you study your lessons?They never listen to the radio, when they are at home.Mustafa CanpolatEnglish Teacher