Simple present tense of the other verbs

Simple present Tense of the other verbs
Do / Does

  Outcome:   By the end of the lesson you will be able to use the simple present tense.


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Simple present is also called Present Simple.

Examples:
Time line
  • You speak English.
  • Do you speak English?
  • You do not speak English.

USE
- Routines
- habitual actions
My friend often draws nice posters.
go to the gym on Monday and Friday.
- facts
Do pigs like honey?
- daily events
I get up at 6:30 every day.
- permanent states
The sun rises in the Mornings.
- repeated actions
She always forgets her purse.
- scheduled events in the near future.
The bus does not arrive at 11 a.m., it arrives at  11 p.m..
- Verb of senses (hear, taste, see, smell, sound and taste)
Listen! I hear some music in the house.
- Feelings and emotions (like, hate, want, hope, etc.)
like your T-shirt. I want a blue one.
















Look at the pictures and say the actions you know.


Match the picture with the right expression.

watch the new

go to the university

turn on the TV

have breakfast

take a shower at 7:00

go to work (in my car)

wake up very early

start working at 9:00

get up

study for an hour

take my bus

get dressed




FORM:

Grammar chart:       “SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE OF THE OTHER VERBS”
Affirmative sentences

Negative sentences
I
You
We
You
They
play
study
do
have
watch
the guitar every day.
English for one hour.
our homework at home.
a new car.
TV in the afternoons.
I
You
We
You
They

don’t

play
study
do
have
watch
the guitar every day. 
English for one hour.
our homework at home.
a new car.
TV in the afternoons.
Third person singular
Third person singular

He
She
It
plays
studies
does
has
watches
football in the stadium.
French at school.
the chores at home.
a new television.
the news on TV.

He
She
It

doesn’t

play
study
do
have
watch
football in the stadium.
French at school.
the chores at home.
a new television.
the news on TV.
Yes/no question

Information question

Do
I
you
we
you
they
play
study
do
have
watch
the guitar every day?
English for one hour?
our homework at home?
the dishes after lunch?
TV in the afternoons?
What
Where
When
How
Why

Do
I
you
we
you
they
play
study
do
have
watch
on Sundays?
Hard?
the laundry?
a new camera?
soap operas?
Third person singular
Third person singular

Does

He
She
It
play
study
do
have
watch
football in the stadium?
French at school?
the chores at home?
a new television?
the news on TV?

How often

Does

he
she
it
play
study
do
have
watch
football?
French at school? 
the chores?
a new television?
the news on TV.





































do the laundry
do the dishes
play the piano
watch TV
read the newspaper



SPELLING RULES FOR ADDING -S  IN THE THIRD PERSON SINGULAR
Verbs
BareInfinitive
ThirdPerson Singular

For most verbs add: –s
run
look
Runs
looks
Victor plays soccer in the afternoon.
ending in y immediately preceded by a consonant
Study
Fly
carry
Studies
Flies
carries
Shestudies in Europe.
ending in y  immediately preceded by a vowel
Say
enjoy
buy
says
enjoys
buys
Victor plays soccer in the afternoon.
Verbs ending in o
do
echo
go
does
echoes
goes
Lissete goes to school in the morning.
Verbs ending in (sibilant sound) ch, s, sh, x or z
pass
push
watch
fix
buzz
passes
pushes
watches
fixes
buzzes
My mother watches   TV at night.
Some verbs are irregular
have
has






















Use:
  • the infinite verb (play) with the personal pronouns Iyouwe and they (or with the plural form of nouns)
  • the verb + s (plays) with the personal pronouns hesheit (or with the singular form of nouns)
affirmativenegativequestion
I/you/we/theyI play.I do not play.Do I play?
he/she/itHe plays.He does not play.Does he play?

Negative sentences and questions are formed with the auxiliary verb 'do'.

The 3rd person singular of 'do' is 'does'. This means that in negative sentences and questions the 's' of the main verb is placed behind 'do'.

More exercises on Simple Present with "the other verb (do and does)"

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