Presentation on theme: "PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE Richard Ortega. Polar bears don’t live in hot places. They live in the North Pole. Do they eat fruit and vegetables? No, they don’t."— Presentation transcript:
Polar bears don’t live in hot places. They live in the North Pole. Do they eat fruit and vegetables? No, they don’t. They eat fish. PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE
Carol likes red roses. She spends a lot of time in her garden. Does she work in the garden every day? Yes, she does.
Used for: repeated actions or daily routines especially with frequency adverbs: often, usually, always, rarely, e ee every week etc She usually plays tennis at the weekend.
The present simple is used for: permenant states He works works in an office. PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE
They are businessmen. They live in New York. (permenant state) PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE
The present simple is used for: general truths or laws of nature Water freezes freezes at 0°C. (law of nature) PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE
Drunk guys always make make others laugh. PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE
Affirmative basketball every Saturday. I play You He She play It We You They play s PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE
Affirmative Some rules Verbs ending in: o, s, ch, sh and x Verbs ending in: cons + y Add “es” Ex: Do “s” I genereal you add to any verb in the third person singular, but… Does Change “y” for “i” then add “es” Ex: Stud esyi PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE
Imagine the SIMPLE PRESENT is a building… Then you go to the top floor You need to go to the 10 th floor You are on the first floor Let’s call this floor “INTERROGATIVE” Let’s call this floor “NEGATIVE” Let’s call this floor “AFFIRMATIVE” But there is one which does not need the elevator, I call it the spiderman verb Verb To BE
Negative washthe car every day. I You He She It We You They don’t doesn’t don’t PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE
Interrogative Do Does to the cinema Do I You He She It We You They ?go goes PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE