quinta-feira, 15 de agosto de 2013

Simple Present Tense

1 - simple present tense -----> we use it to describe actions that are timeless ,
HOW TO MAKE THE SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE :

subject                              +    auxiliary verb    + main verb  

i, you ,                                                                      like             coffee
they , we                                                                   like                coffee
he , she , it                                                                  likes              coffee

affirmative examples :
i speak english
he speaks englsih

negative examples :

subject                         + auxiliary verb           +not           + main verb

i,you,we,they                        do                          not                     like               coffee
he,she,it                                   does                       not                    like                coffee

examples :
he doesn't speak english
I don't speak english


question examples : 

auxiliary verb           + subject               + main verb

do                       I,you,we,they                      like                   coffee
does                     he,she,it                              like                   coffee

examples :
Does he speak english ?
Do i speak english ?
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look at these examples :

subject                   + main verb
i                                  am                           american
you ,we,they                 are                        american
he,she,it                       is                            american

the main verb be ,  notice that    there is no auxiliary .