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THE PRESENT SIMPLE 1

THE PRESENT SIMPLE: AFFIRMATIVE
SUBJECT VERB INFINITIVE
S
I I READ
N
EVERY DAY.
G
U YOU READ
L
A
R
HE / SHE / IT READS ONCE A
P WE READ WEEK.
L
U
YOU READ
R
A AT HOME.
L
THEY READ

RULES FOR THE 3RD PERSON SINGULAR (HE / SHE /
IT)
Verbs ending in Verbs ending in –o,
In general
conson. + y sh, tch, x, ss
+s
y + ies + es

work  works study  studies go  goes

eat  eats cry  cries wash  washes

play  plays try  tries watch  watches

swim  swims spy  spies mix  mixes

write  writes fly  flies kiss  kisses

They swim every day. . Saturday. feeling and emotions general truth Sunday comes after They like pizza.WE USE PRESENT SIMPLE TO TALK ABOUT: facts habits and routines I live in Poland.

Make affirmative sentences 1 (he/go) He goes to school .

Make affirmative sentences 2 (They/eat) They eat a lot. .

.Make affirmative sentences 3 (She/surf) She surfs the Internet.

Make affirmative sentences 4 (I/play) I play the flute. .

.Make affirmative sentences 5 (She/cry) She cries.

P WE DO NOT READ AT HOME. Negative form SUBJECT DO/DOES NOT VERB S I I DO NOT READ N G YOU DO NOT READ EVERY DAY. U L A HE / SHE / ONCE A DOES NOT READ R IT WEEK. L U R YOU DO NOT READ A L THEY DO NOT READ .

L A HE / SHE / IT DOESN’T READ R ONCE A WEEK. SHORT FORM: do not = don’t does not = doesn’t SHORT SUBJECT VERB FORM S I I DON’T READ N G U YOU DON’T READ EVERY DAY. P WE DON’T READ AT HOME. L U R YOU DON’T READ A L THEY DON’T READ .

Make negative sentences 1 (They/read) They don’t read. .

.Make negative sentences 2 (She/love) She doesn’t love him.

Make negative sentences 3 (He/drive) He doesn’t drive. .

Make negative sentences 4 (He/work) He doesn’t work. .

.Make negative sentences 5 (They/sing) They don’t sing.

My dad ……………… (drive) a red car. The 34 bus ………………… (not stop) here. 3. (not walk) to school. Dave ……………… (not live) in Madrid. Mr Brown …………………. 6. 8. YOUR TURN NOW Write the affirmative /negative form of the verbs in brackets: 1. We ……………. Mary ……………… (wash) the dishes after lunch. (teach) maths. . 4. The children ……………… (play) football. Sue ……………… (study) German at school. 2. 5. 7.

we don’t. he does. N G Yes. you do. L A HE/SHE/ Yes. you DO YOU PLAY ? U don’t. we do. / No. they do. / No. / No. he R DOES PLAY ? IT doesn’t. we do. INTERROGATIVE & SHORT ANSWERS DO/DOES SUBJECT VERB SHORT ANSWERS S Yes. they DO THEY PLAY ? don’t. you DO I PLAY ? I don’t. you do. / No. A L Yes. / No. / No. P DO WE PLAY ? Yes. we don’t. L U R DO YOU PLAY ? Yes. .

Write affirmative or negative short answers. Check your answers. 2. . YOUR TURN NOW 1 1. Make questions according to the pictures using the given verb. 3.

Make questions & short answers 1: STUDY Does he study? No. he doesn’t .

she does .Make questions & short answers 2: LIKE Does she like shopping? Yes.

he doesn’t .Make questions & short answers 3: DRINK Does he drink? No.

Make questions & short answers 4: WATCH Does he watch TV? No. he doesn’t .

it does .Make questions & short answers 5: FLY Does it fly? Yes.

Make questions & short answers 6: SWIM Do they swim? Yes. they do .

Your turn now 2 1. Answer the questions 2. Check your answers .

Does Paul have a shower every day? No. he doesn’t He has a bath .

she doesn’t … but Paul loves Alice . Does Alice love Paul? No.

they don’t They cry .Do the children smile? No.

Does he go shopping? No. he doesn’t He goes camping .

What do they eat? They eat hot dogs .

Do they take drugs? No. they don’t take any drugs .

What do they have for lunch? They have watermelon for lunch .

Does Dick drive well? No. he doesn’t He drives very badly .

Sarah never ……… her homework (do) 9. Your turn now 3 Fill in the gaps with the correct present simple form of the verbs in brackets: 1. Our teachers …………… us lots of homework (give) 10. My brother ………… medicine (study) 4. James ………… football at all (not like) 2. English well (speak) 6.. ………… your father ………… to the office? (walk) 8. ……… you ………… a bath or a shower? (have) 3. Mary ………….. My gradma ………… glasses (wear) . We …………… French and German at school (learn) 5. I …………… understand the exercise (not understand) 7.

mum does. Do you have a big breakfast? 7. Mary drinks sometimes coffee after lunch. We not like horror films. 6. 8. My best friend plaies the piano. 5. Do Dave sends e-mails? Yes. . Your turn now 4 Correct these sentences if necessary: 1.Tom doesn’t never read newspapers. 3. 2. It doesn’t rains much in summer. 4. he do. Dad doesn’t the housework.