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USE 1 Use the Present Simple 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. USE 1: Repeated Actions
EXAMPLES - I tennis. - She play tennis. - The train every morning at 8 am. - The train leave at 9am. Subject + (Verb) + (s, es) + Object play does not leaves does not
USE 2: FACTS OR GENERALIZATIONS The Present Simple can also indicate the speaker believes that a fact was true before, is true now, and will be true in the future. It is not important if the speaker is correct about the fact. It is also used to make generalizations about people or things.
- Cats milk. - Birds like milk. - Windows made of glass. - Windows made of wood. EXAMPLES Subject + (Verb) + (s, es) + Object like do not are are not
Present Simple, third person singular Note: he, she, it in the third person singular the verb, always ends in : s he want s she need s GRAMMATICAL VIEW A:
Add es to verbs ending in: ss x sh ch he pass she catch he fix it push B. o es es es es He go es
Verbs ending in y ;the third person changes the to ies fly fl cry C: y ies cr ies Exception: If there is a vowel before the : y s pray play play pray s
§ Negative and question forms use DOES (=the third person of the auxiliary'DO') + the infinitive of the verb. He wants. Does he want? He does not want.
. 1.Third person singular with s or es a. He goes to school every morning. b. She understands English. c. It mixes the sand and the water. d. He tries very hard. e. She enjoys playing the piano. Examples:
The present simple is used: A.to express habits, general truths, repeated actions or unchanging situations, emotions and wishes: §I smoke (habit); I work in London (unchanging situation); London is a large city (general truth). . -He drinks tea at breakfast -She only eats fish. -They watch television regularly