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We use the Simple Present to express the idea that an action is repeated or usual. The action can be a habit, a hobby, a daily event, a scheduled event or something that often happens. It can also be something a person often forgets or usually does not do.
Simple present express a usual action, it can be a habit or routinewhere you can use the frequency adverbs and it can be use to talk about general information or facts.
HE LISTENS TO MUSIC
SUB + VERB (+S)
We use the verb without an “s” We use the verb + “s” for the
for the subjects: subjects:
play soccerwatches TV plays soccer
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I DON’T LIKE TO DRINK BEER AFTER WORK.
SUB + DON’T/DOESN’T + VSF
In negative we use the auxiliary In negative we use the auxiliary
don’t (do not) for: doesn’t (does not) for:
don’t play the piano doesn’t eatpizza
DO YOU USUALLY GO OUT ON FRIDAYS?
DO / DOES + SUB + VERB IN SIMPLE FORM
To ask questions we use the To ask questions we use the
auxiliary Do for: auxiliary Does for:
Do you have to leave at 10? Does he work?
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HOW DO YOU SAY PEZ IN ENGLISH?
QW + AUX + SUB + VSF
We use the question words We use the question words
+ the auxiliary Do to ask + the auxiliary Does to ask
questions for specific information questions for specific information.
What do you do on Monday? Where does hego?
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A. The simple present tense is used to talk about general information or facts.
The moon revolves around the earth.
When we use like, we can use an object (a person, a place, a thing) after it.
He likes history books.
SUB + VERB PRESENT + OBJECT
Or we canuse another verb after it in the infinitive form.
She likes to type.
SUB + VERB PRESENT + VERB INFINITIVE
B. The simple present tense is also used to talk about habits or routines.
I do my social service from Monday to Sunday.
SUB + VERB PRESENT + T.E.
She takes English lessons on Weekends
… on Monday
I work at the office atnight
… In the morning
… In the afternoon
… In the evening
C. Frequency adverbs can be used with the simple present tense to describe how often an action is done.
She doesn’t always flies to New York, sometimes she drives.
I usually cook meal on Sundays.
We ever go to Las Vegas onvacation.
D.- Question words
Where do you buy your material?
What do we eat?
How does she look?
When does it happen?
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Read and complete the dialog with the correct form of the verb in parentheses.
My best friend’s name is Harry. He ________ (live) in the USA. He is a student; he ________ (study) businessadministration at the university. Harry ________ (like) to play the guitar. He also ________ (have) his own band, he _________ (dance ,ability, negative) very well, but he ______ (sing) very nice.
Read and then write something similar about a family member and yourself.
My sister and I are very different each other. She loves horror movies and I like fiction movies. She works...