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1 Simple Present Tense We use this tense to talk about habits. SUN MON TUE WED THUR FRI SAT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 May e.g.Ben Ben lifts weights every day.
2 Simple Present Tense Maggie works late on Mondays and Thursdays. SUN MON TUE WED THUR FRI SAT 7 14 21 28 November Maggiee.g. Maggie works late on Mondays and Thursdays.Maggie works late every Monday and Thursday.
3 Simple Present Tense We use this tense for things that are always true.e.g. Stones are hard.
4 Simple Present Tense Cats mice. (catch) e.g. It very cold in winter. (be) Cats mice. (catch)catchis
5 Simple Present Tense We use this tense to talk about things that always, usually, often, sometimes, or never happen.e.g.TimSallySUN MON TUE WED THUR FRI SAT2730 July Tim and Sally sometimes play cards.
6 Simple Present Tense The words always, usually, often, sometimes, or never show how often things happen.How often You use … Examples100 %often Cindy often surfs the Net.always Dad always cooks the dinner.usually Mum usually gets up early.sometimes Tim sometimes bangs the door.0 %never Bob never goes to school late.50 %
7 Simple Present Tense always usually often sometimes never every day Hint words:alwaysusuallyoftensometimesneverevery dayevery Mondayonce a week
8 Now you try. Underline the hint word(s). e.g. Tim eats an apple every morning.1 Tammy sometimes drinks tea.2 Do you brush your teeth every day?3 I always tidy up my room.4 Betty works late on Mondays.5 We never go to school late.6 Peter does not often get up late.7 John and I go swimming every Sunday.
9 Simple Present Tense This tense has only one word. The flowers smell good.e.g. Candy likes flowers. Mimi sings well.e.g. Mimi is good at singing.
10 Simple Present Tense We add s or es to the verb when the subject is he, she or it.HeSheItlikeseating fish.Subject Verb ThingsIYouWeTheylikeplaying football.
11 Simple Present Tense + s + es y ies Mary feeds her dog. (feed) Peter enjoys the food. (enjoy) Tim always cooks the dinner. (cook)+ es Tim watches TV every night. (watch) May usually dresses in pink. (dress) Bob never washes his car. (wash)y ies The baby cries loudly. (cry) Peter carries a heavy bag. (carry) Tina dries the dishes every night. (dry)
12 Simple Present Tense do does to do I You He She It We They has to have to beI amYou areHeSheItisWeYouTheyare
13 Now you try. e.g.Tom orange juice every day. (drink) drinks 1 Henry often chocolate eggs. (eat)2 Lily always up early in the morning. (get)3 Rabbits faster than tortoises. (run)4 May and Joe sometimes to the radio. (listen)5 Bob a bus at 9:15 a.m. every day. (catch)6 It very hot and sunny in summer. (be)7 Most flowers good. (smell)8 Mary and Karen kind and helpful. (be)eatsgetsrunlistencatchesissmellare
14 Simple Present Tense Questions We use do or does to make questions. Don’t change the verb after do or does.What time do you go to school?Does your dad like music?
15 Practice e.g. Where Mary ? (live) does live the children to school? (walk)2 What Mr Wong ? (teach)Tim and Bob good manners? (have)4 What time Helen usually up? (get)the students the Net every day? (surf)6 How Peter and Paul here? (come)7 What you for dinner, Mary? (have)Sally listening to music? (enjoy)DowalkdoesteachDohavedoesgetDosurfdocomedohaveDoesenjoy
16 Simple Present Tense Negative sentences We add do not or does not to make the sentences negative. Don’t change the verb after do or does.Mimilikessinging.+ notMimidoes notlikesinging.
17 Practice e.g. Cindy plays the piano. Ben the piano. does not play 1 I like visiting friends. Tammy does not visiting friends.2 Do you get up early? No, we up early.3 Tigers run fast but elephants fast.4 Henry is overweight but Tim and Sam not overweight.5 They like reading but Sally reading.likedon’t getdo not runaredoes not like
18 Proof-reading e.g. Peter always drink tea. drinks 1 Tim and Bob sometimes eats cake.2 Does you iron your clothes? No, I do not irons my clothes.3 I listens to music every day.4 May do not makes the breakfast.5 I likes cooking but Mary do not like cooking.6 Does they cooks the dinner?eatDoironlistendoes, makelike, doesDo, cook