PRESENT SIMPLE IN ENGLISH

 

SIMPLE PRESENT IN ENGLISH

 

STRUCTURE

 

USE

 

ADVERBS / EXPRESSIONS

 

Afirmative

 

Subject+infinitive+complements

 

Third person singular -s/-es/-ies

 

They work hard / She works hard/ She watches TV/ She studies music/ She plays volleyball

 

Negative

 

Subject+don’t/doesn’t + infinitive+complements

 

(-s is not added in third person singular in negative)

 

They don’t work hard/ She doesn’t work hard/ She doesn’t watch TV/She doesn’t study music/ She doesn’t play volleyball

 

Question

 

Do/Does + subject + infinitive?

 

(-s is not added in third person singular in negative)

 

Do they work hard? Does she work hard?/ Does she watch TV?/Does she study music? / Does she play volleyball?

 

. Actions that are repeated with a certain frequency such as routines, habits, actions or activities we do everyday. Examples:

 

Steve goes to school everyday

 

He visits his uncle twice a week

 

. Permanent situations:

 

John works in Iberia

 

. Scientific truth:

 

Water boils at 100º degrees

 

. Timetables:

 

The train leaves at 7 o’clock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EVERYDAY, USUALLY, SOMETIMES, GENERALLY, ONCE A WEEK, TWICE A WEEK, THREE TIMES A DAY, OFTEN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


PRESENT SIMPLE EXERCISES