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PRESENT TENSE SIMPLE PRESENT Or PRESENT INDEFINITE PRESENT CONTINUOUS PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS
Simple Present tense is used to express an action that is habitually performed and is permanent truth.
Simple present tense • REMEMBERI We You They Plurals He She It Singulars First form of the verb (V 1) First form of verb (V 1) +. . s/…. es
SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE TYPE OF SENTENCE POSITIVE Or AFFIRMATIVE NEGATIVE INTERROGATIVE STRUCTURE Subject + First form of the verb (V 1) +. . s or. . es Subject + do/does + not + First form of the verb (V 1) Do/Does + Subject + First form of the verb (V 1) ? EXAMPLE I play. We play. You play. They play. Babies play. He plays. She plays. It plays. Baby plays. I do not play. We do not play. You do not play. They do not play. Babies do not play He does not play. She does not play. It does not play. Baby does not play. Do I play ? Do we play ? Do you play ? Do they play ? Do babies play ? Does he play ? Does she play ? Does it play ? Does baby play ?
Fill up the blanks with simple present tense. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. I ____ up early in the morning. (get) We ______ exercise daily. ( do ) The sun ______ in the east. ( rise) The school _______ next month. ( reopen ) Mamta and Kavita _______ badminton together. ( play ) Sam ____ pizzas. ( like) Birds _______. ( chirp ) Eagle _______ high in the sky. ( fly) You ______ to school on time. ( come) They _____money. (want ) He ____ football. ( play ) She _____ a letter. ( write) It ____properly. (work)
Do as directed 1. 2. 3. 4. I eat rice. ( change into negative ) He likes movies. ( change into negative) She reads books. ( change into interrogative ) Rita does not like cricket. (change into positive statement ) 5. The postman comes late. ( change into negative ) 6. They pretend to like the film. ( change into interrogative) 7. They do not want money. ( change into positive statement )
Rewrite the sentences by changing the singular nouns/pronouns into their plural forms 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. This little girl revises her lessons daily. I fly kites on Independence Day. He prays to God every morning. The child writes neatly. She sings well. This man plays football. I drink tea without sugar. Baby sleeps comfortably.
Add. . s or …es to the following verbs. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Walk Clean Dance Play Work Rain Agree Wash Allow Read Hang Help Fly Cry Bring 16. wear 17. make 18. find 19. run 20. visit 21 come 22 go 23 stand 24. catch 25. spend 26. buy 27 read 28. swim 29. learn 30. try