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Present Simple
Brígida Sousa
USE:
1.We use the Present Simple for:
 regular habits and daily routines;
 facts, things in general;
 permanent or long...
FORM:
 AFFIRMATIVE
1. To form the Present Simple we add –s to the
infinitive of the verb in the 3rd person singular
(he, ...
2. But when the verb ends in:
a) -o, -s, -sh, -ch, -x we add -es
E.g.: I go → he/she/it goes
I kiss → he/she/it kisses
I w...
b) a consonant + -y, the -y changes into -ie and we add -s
E.g.: I study → he/she studies
BUT
a vowel + -y we just add -s
...
 INTERROGATIVE and NEGATIVE
To form the interrogative and the negative we need the
auxiliary verb to do in the present si...
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Presentsimple 101109130233-phpapp02

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  • 1. ? Present Simple Brígida Sousa
  • 2. USE: 1.We use the Present Simple for:  regular habits and daily routines;  facts, things in general;  permanent or long-lasting situations;  timetables and schedules. 2. It is used with adverbs like: - always - often - usually - … - every day - never - rarely - sometimes
  • 3. FORM:  AFFIRMATIVE 1. To form the Present Simple we add –s to the infinitive of the verb in the 3rd person singular (he, she, it) E.g.: I live He / She / It lives
  • 4. 2. But when the verb ends in: a) -o, -s, -sh, -ch, -x we add -es E.g.: I go → he/she/it goes I kiss → he/she/it kisses I wash → he/she/it washes I watch → he/she/it watches I fix → he/she/it fixes
  • 5. b) a consonant + -y, the -y changes into -ie and we add -s E.g.: I study → he/she studies BUT a vowel + -y we just add -s E.g.: I play → he/she plays
  • 6.  INTERROGATIVE and NEGATIVE To form the interrogative and the negative we need the auxiliary verb to do in the present simple.This means we have to add -es in the 3rd person singular (he, she, it) while the main verb will be used in the infinitive. INTERROGATIVE NEGATIVE E.g.: Do you like? do/does + subject + infinitive don’t/doesn’t + infinitive Does he like? She doesn’t like. E.g.: You don’t like.