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Simple present is also called present simple. The simple present expresses an action in the present taking place once, never or several times. It is also used for actions that take place one after another and for actions that are set by a timetable or schedule. The simple present also expresses facts in the present. Be Use: am with the personal pronoun II is with the personal pronouns he, she or it (or with the singular form of nouns) are with the personal pronouns we, you or they (or with the plural form of nouns) example: I am hungry. affirmative negative question

positive

negative

question

I/you/we/they

I have got. / I have.

I have not got. / I do not have.

Have I got? / Do I have?

he/she/it

He has got. / He has.

He has not got. / He does not have.

Has he got? / Does he have?

All other verbs

the infinite verb (play) with the personal pronouns I, you, we and they (or with the plural form of nouns) the verb + s (plays) with the personal pronouns he, she, it (or with the singular form of nouns)

I am.

I am not.

Am I? affirmativ negative question

He is.

He is not.

Is he? I/you/we/they I play. I do not play. Do play? I

You are.

You are not.

Are you? he/she/it He plays. He does not play. Does he play?

have Use: have with the personal pronouns I, you, we und they (or with the plural form of nouns) has with the personal pronouns he, she, it (or with the singular form of nouns) example: I have a dog. / I have got a dog. 'have got' is mainly used in British English. You can also use 'have' on its own (especially in American English). In this case, however, you must form negative sentences and questions with the auxiliary verb 'do' (see 'All other verbs').

Tips on how to form negative sentences and questions Negative sentences and questions are formed with the auxiliary verb 'do'. The 3rd person singular of 'do' is 'does'. This means that in negative sentences and questions the 's' of the main verb is placed behind 'do'.

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Test Form of Affirmative Sentences - Part 1 Choose the correct form. 1. We sometimes_________ books. 2. Emily _________ to the disco. 3. It often _________ on Sundays. 4. Pete and his sister _________ the family car. 5. I always _________ to the bus stop. Form of Affirmative Sentences - Part 2 Put the verbs into the correct form. 1. I (to like)_______lemonade very much. 2. The girls always (to listen)_______ to pop music. 3. Janet never (to wear)__________ jeans. 4. Mr Smith (to teach)________ Spanish and French. 5. You (to do)_______________ your homework after school. Negative Sentences Make negative sentences. 1. My father makes breakfast. ________________________________ 2. They are eleven. ________________________________________ 3. She writes a letter. _______________________________________ 4. I speak Italian. __________________________________________ 5. Danny phones his father on Sundays. ________________________ 6. Questions Make questions. 1. you / to speak / English ____________________________________ 2. when / he / to go / home ___________________________________ 3. they / to clean / the bathroom _______________________________ 4. where / she / to ride / her bike _______________________________ 5. Billy / to work / in the supermarket____________________________

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Test 1

Test 2 Write the past forms of the irregular verbs. 1. leave left sell sold bring brought shut shut spend spent Complete the table in simple past.

Part 1 Choose the correct form. 2. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. read goes rains wash I always hurry 4. 5. 3.

Part 2 positiv Put the verbs into the correct form. 1. 2. 3. 4. I like always listen never wears teaches Marc 5. do cooked. Marc did not cook. Did Marc cook? negativ Frage

They shared a room.

They did not share a room.

Did they share a room?

Negative Sentences Make negative sentences. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. My father doesn't make breakfast. They aren't eleven. She doesn't write a letter. I don't speak Italian. Danny doesn't phone his father on Sundays..

Betty thirsty.

was

Betty was thirsty.

not

Was Betty thirsty?

Louis threw the ball.

Louis did not throw the ball.

Did Louis throw the ball?

Henry houses.

built

Henry did not build houses.

Did Henry houses?

build

Questions Make questions. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Do you speak English? When does he go home? Do they clean the bathroom? Where does she ride her bike? Does Billy work in the supermarket? 3. 4. 5. He crossed the street. They did not sell furniture. Did she practise her English? Write sentences in simple past. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. missed She tidied did not dial phoned did not pass 1. 2. Put the sentences into simple past. We moved house. They caught the ball.

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Simple Past (Past Simple) The simple past expresses an action in the past taking place once, never, several times. It can also be used for actions taking place one after another or in the middle of another action. Form of Simple Past Positive Negative Question

no differences

I spoke.

I did not speak.

Did I speak?

For irregular verbs, use the past form (see list of irregular verbs, 2nd column). For regular verbs, just add ed. Exceptions in Spelling when Adding ed Exceptions in spelling when adding ed Example

after a final e only add d

love loved

final consonant after a short, stressed vowel or l as final consonant after a vowel is doubled

admit admitted travel travelled

final y after a consonant becomes i

hurry hurried

Use of Simple Past action in the past taking place once, never or several times Example: He visited his parents every weekend. actions in the past taking place one after the other Example: He came in, took off his coat and sat down. action in the past taking place in the middle of another action Example: When I was having breakfast, the phone suddenly rang. if sentences type II (If I talked, ) Example: If I had a lot of money, I would share it with you. Signal Words of Simple Past yesterday, 2 minutes ago, in 1990, the other day, last Friday If-Satz Typ II (If I talked, ) http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/simple-past

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Test 2 Write the past forms of the irregular verbs. 1. leave 2. sell 3. bring 4. shut 5. spend Complete the table in simple past. positive negative Question

They shared a room.

Marc did not cook.

Was Betty thirsty?

Louis did not throw the ball.

Did Henry build houses?

Put the sentences into simple past. 1. We move house. 2. They catch the ball. 3. He crosses the street. 4. They do not sell furniture. 5. Does she practise her English? Write sentences in simple past. 1. Janet / the bus / miss 2. she / her room / tidy 3. not / Rupert / the number / dial 4. she / a friend / phone 5. not / Andy / the ball / pass

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