2.4.1 Grammar Spot - Present Simple

Present simple
 
1. Use the Simple Present to express the idea that an action is repeated or usual. The action can be a habit, a hobby, a daily event, a scheduled event or something that often happens. It can also be something a person often forgets or usually does not do.
 
Ex.  I play tennis.  /  She always forgets her purse

2. The Simple Present can also indicate the speaker believes that a fact was true before, is true now, and will be true in the future.                                 It is not important if the speaker is correct about the fact. It is also used to make generalizations about people or things.

Ex. Windows are made of glass. / California is in America.
 
3. Speakers occasionally use Simple Present to talk about scheduled events in the near future.                                                                                        This is most commonly done when talking about public transportation, but it can be used with other scheduled events as well.

Ex. The train leaves tonight at 6 P.M. / When does the class begin tomorrow?

 
Form: Verb + s/es in third person. 
 
 
TRUE OR FALSE

Put T (true) next to the correct sentences and F (false) next to the sentences with mistakes.
Then write the correct form.
 
1. What are your read? 
2. On Fridays I'm never go to bed early.
3. Jim doesn't drives to work every day.
4. Sarah always studies in the evening.
5. My boyfriend live near me. 
6. Richard smoke 60 cigarettes a day.
7. My grandmother has 75 years old.
8. He doesn't lives in Britain.
9. We always go to the beach in the summer.
10. Mark is reads many books.
 
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