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Present Simple

Elaine


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Affirmative: 3 pers. sing. - s I

talk

you talk he talks she talks it talks we

talk

you talk they talk


He, She, It : -s /-es -(i)es Usually I / you / we / they /// he / she / it I walk he walks I talk she talks I get up she gets up I get dressed he gets dressed I write she writes I clean he cleans I wear she wears I start it starts I play he plays I chat she chats I listen he listens

Exceptions I / you / we / they /// he / she / it I watch he watches I finish it finishes I kiss she kisses I fix he fixes I go I do

he goes it does

I study I play***

she studies he plays


Negative: don't / doesn't I

don't

talk

you don't

talk

he doesn't talk she doesn't talk it doesn't talk we

don't

talk

you don't

talk

they don't

talk


Questions: Do... / Does...? Do I

talk?

Do you talk? Does he talk? Does she talk? Does it talk? Do we

talk?

Do you talk? Do they talk?


Short answers Do you talk in class?

Yes, I do / No, I don't

Do I talk in class?

Yes, you do / No, you don't

Does he talk in class? Does she talk in class? Does it talk?

Yes, he does / No, he doesn't Yes, she does / No, she doesn't Yes, it does / No, it doesn't

Do you talk in class?

Yes, we do / No, we don't

Do we talk in class?

Yes, you do / No, you don't

Do they talk in class?

Yes, they do / No, they don't


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3 Person Singular (1) He cleans the windows. Pedro always watches TV in the evening. Victoria's dad usually gets up at six o'clock. Your friend often goes swimming. Your brother studies every day. The man lives in Palma. Rafa plays tennis all over the world. The teacher writes on the board.


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3 Person Singular (2) She listens to music. Marta sometimes reads a comic in bed. My mum buys bread at the baker's. Your friend talks to her grandmother every evening. Michael's sister never walks to school. The woman lives in Palma. Susana chats with her friends on the computer. The teacher goes shopping on Saturday.


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3 Person Singular (3) The elephant lives in the zoo. It eats fruit. The chimpanzee weighs about sixty kilos. It plays with toys. The tiger comes from Asia. It lives up to 26 years. My dog runs very fast. Tom's cat sleeps all day.

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