2. Use of Simple Present
To talk about permanent
states/ facts/ general
To talk about habits or
For timetables (school,
train, bus, planes etc.)
I live in London
I am live in London.
London is a city in Europe.
I play football every Tuesday.
I am play football.
Football is my favorite sport.
My flight leaves at 9 o’clock.
My flight is leave at 9 o’ clock.
3. Use of Simple Present
The planets go around the sun A dog has four legs.
Permanent states/ facts/ general truths
4. Use of Simple Present
Habits or routines
I get up at half past five.
She puts on makeup
in the mornings.
He watches TV at
They read books on
5. Use of Simple Present
Timetables/ schedules (school, train, bus, planes etc.)
The class starts at 9 o’clock am.
The last bus
leaves at 9
open at 8 o’clock
finishes at 3:35
6. Use of Simple Present
On Tuesdays/ Sundays
In the morning/afternoon/
At Christmas/ Easter etc.
8. Adverbs of Frequency are also keywords for Simple
They are placed before the main verb. ( EXCEPTION:
I always have breakfast.
I usually do my homework in the afternoon.
I often eat fish.
BUT: I am never late for school.
Adverbs of Frequency
9. Adverb of
Before the main verb
After family Be
She always walks to
He is often late for
They usually read a good
Beginning or end of
They go to ballet
lessons once a week.
always never sometimes
every.. once a..
On Sundays twice a..
10. I work Do I work? I don’t work
You work Do you work? You don’ work
He works Does he work? He doesn’t work
She works Does she work? She doesn’t work
It works Does it work? It doesn’t work
We work Do we work? We don’t work
You work Do you work? You don’t work
They work Do they work? They don’t work
Affirmative – Question - Negative
MOST VERBS --> We add –s :
works, speaks, writes, loves
VERBS ENDING IN –S, -CH, -
SH, -X, -O --> We add -es:
kisses, reaches, washes, fixes,
VERBS ENDING IN
remove “y” and add –ies :
studies, worries, cries, studies
3rd singular (POSITIVE SENT.)
She always talks about
Ben never washes his hands!
Mary sometimes studies at
Are you a student?
NOT: Do you be a student?
main verb = a form of be
THE SIMPLE PRESENT: YES/NO QUESTIONS
13. We form short answers with:
Yes/No + Subject Pronoun +do/don’t/does/doesn’t
Do you like ice – cream? Yes, I do.
Does he play football every day? No, he doesn’t.
Do they wash the car on Mondays? Yes, they do.
Does Penny work? No, she doesn’t.
Do Paul and Jim go to school? Yes, they do.
Does Liam watch TV at night? No, he doesn’t.