SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE WITH VERB SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE WITH VERB

Jumat, 12 Juni 2015

SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE WITH VERB



Function:
·         To express habitual action.
                Example: My father usually drinks coffee in the morning.
                                   I always watch news program on TV every morning.
·         To express general truth.
Example: The sun rises from the east.
                   Water always flows from high to lower area.
Pattern:
                (+) Subject + Verb (1/+s/es) + Object/Complement.
                (-) Subject + do/does + not + Verb 1 + Object/Complement.
                (?) Do/Does + Subject + Verb 1 + Object/ Complement?
                Note:
                I, You, They, we    :               verb 1 / Do
                She, He, It            :               Verb +s / Does
Example:
                1. (+) They play football twice a week.
                    (-) They do not play football twice a week.
                    (?) Do they play football twice a week? Yes, they do/ no, they don’t
                2. (+) She often wins singing competition.
                    (-) She does not often win singing competition.
                    (?) Does she often win singing competition? Yes, she does / no, she doesn’t
Time signal:
                Every…
                Once / twice / Three times…..
                Always, usually, often, sometimes, seldom, never, etc.
Exercises:
A.      Chose the correct verb and change into negative and interrogative form!
1.       (+) She always (ride / rides) motorcycle to campus.
(-) __________________________________________
(?)__________________________________________
2.        (+) We (study / studies) English twice a week.
(-) __________________________________________
(?)__________________________________________
3.       (+) My father often (read / reads) newspaper in the morning.
(-) _________________________________________________
(?)_________________________________________________
4.       (+) she and I always (go / goes) to school together.
(-) __________________________________________
(?)__________________________________________
5.       (+) He rarely (get/gets) good score on mathematics.
(-) __________________________________________
(?)__________________________________________

B.      Answer these questions!
1.       Do you study in the university?
2.       Does your mother go to market three times a week?
3.       Does your father drive car every day?
4.       Do you hangout on Saturday evening?
5.       Do you understand about simple present?


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Simple past with verb

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