SIMPLE PRESENT

Affirmative

  • I LIKE
  • YOU LIKE
  • HE LIKES
  • SHE LIKES
  • IT LIKES
  • WE LIKE
  • YOU LIKE
  • THEY LIKE

Interrogative

  • DO I LIKE
  • DO YOU LIKE
  • DOES HE LIKE
  • DOES SHE LIKE
  • DOES IT LIKE
  • DO WE LIKE
  • DO YOU LIKE
  • DO THEY LIKE

Negative full form

  • I DO NOT LIKE
  • YOU DO NOT LIKE
  • HE DOES NOT LIKE
  • SHE DOES NOT LIKE
  • IT DOES NOT LIKE
  • WE DO NOT LIKE
  • YOU DO NOT LIKE
  • THEY DO NOT LIKE

Negative contracted form

  • I DON`T LIKE
  • YOU DON`T LIKE
  • HE DOESN`T LIKE
  • SHE DOESN`T LIKE
  • IT DOESN`T LIKE
  • WE DON`T LIKE
  • YOU DON`T LIKE
  • THEY DON`T LIKE

Form

Affirmative

  • the third person singular takes -s or -es in te affirmative.

Interrogative

  • we use do + subject + base form of verb in all persons except for the third person singular. We use does +subject + base form of the verb in this person.

for example:

Do you like ice cream? Does like ice cream?

  • We for the third person singular in the negative with does not/ doesn`t + base form of main verb.
  • we form all other persons in the negative with do not/ don`t + base form of main verb.

 spelling: 3rd person singular affirmative

  • most verbs take –s in the third person singular.

I run – he runs

  • verbs ending in -ss, -sh, -ch, -x, or -o take –es.

I pass – he passes, I wash – he washes.

  • verbs ending in a consonant + y drop the -y and take –ies.

I cry – he cries.

  • verbs ending in vowel + y take –s. 

I stay – he stays.

Use

We use the simple present for:

  • daily routines, repeated actions, or habits.

I eat luch at 12 o clock every day.

  • permanent states. he lives in New York.

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