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The Present Simple Tense – spelling

  • For the third person singular in the Present Simple Tense we usually add - S:

- I smile – He smiles

  • After -s,  -x,  -z,  -ch,  -sh,  -go and -do, we add -ES:

- We watch – He watches

- They go – She goes

  • After consonant + Y, we  change Y to I, and we add - ES:

- You fly – It flies

  • After vowel + Y we add – S:

- I play – He plays

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The Present Simple Tense – usage

We use the Present Simple for:

  • facts which are always true: The sun rises in the east.
  • routines and habits: I often walk to school.

Adverbs: always, usually, sometimes, often, never,  every day/week, month, Monday…

- Susan usually goes to school by bus.

- I always take my dog out in the evening.

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The Present Simple Tense

The Present Simple Tense

FORMATION:

  • BARE INFINITIVE + S or ES -  for the third person singular (he, she, it)

- He lives in Belgrade.

-She speaks English.

  • BARE INFINITIVE – for all other persons

- I live in Belgrade.

- You work in London.

- We speak English.

- They drink tea in the morning.

INTERROGATIVE FORM:

  • DOES + Subject + BARE INFINITIVE? – for the third person singular
  • DO + Subject + BARE INFINITIVE? – for all other persons
Does she go there often?
Do you speak English?

NEGATIVE FORM:

  • Subject + DOESN’T + BARE INFINITIVE – for the third person singular
  • Subject + DON’T + BARE INFINITIVE – for all other persons
No, she doesn’t go there often.
No, I don’t speak English.
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Jokes

***

Teacher: Why are you late, Joseph?
Joseph: Because of a sign down the road.
Teacher: What does a sign have to do with your being late?
Joseph: The sign said, „School Ahead, Go Slow!“

***

A newsboy was standing on the corner with a stack of papers, yelling:
„Read all about it. Fifty people swindled! Fifty people swindled!“
Curious, a man walked over, bought a paper, and checked the front page. Finding nothing, the man said: „There’s nothing in here about fifty people being swindled.“The newsboy ignored him and went on, calling out: „Read all about it. Fifty-one people swindled!

to swindle – to get money from someone by deceiving them [= cheat]

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Vocabulary: parts of the body

1. Find the pairs of words below which rhyme and put them in the correct places in the song. Then listen and see if you were right.

  • grows
  • you
  • end
  • go
  • bed
  • said
  • depend
  • show
  • do
  • toes

LOVE IS ALL AROUND (Wet Wet Wet)

I feel it in my fingers,
I feel it in my ______.
Love is all around me,
And so the feeling ______.

It’s written on the wind,
It’s everywhere I ______, oh, yes it is!
So if you really love me,
Come on and let it _____.

You know I love you, I always will,
My mind’s made up by the way that I feel.
There’s no beginning, there’ll be no ______,
’cause on my love you can ______. Ooh

I see your face before me
As I lay on my _______;
I cannot get to thinking
Of all the things you _______ , oh, yes, I do.
You gave your promise to me
And I gave mine to ______.
I need someone beside me
In everything I ______ , oh, yes, I do.

You know I love you, I always will,
My mind’s made up by the way that I feel.
There’s no beginning, there’ll be no ______,
’cause on my love you can ______.

Ooh, it’s written on the wind.
It’s everywhere I _______.
So if you really love _____,
Come on and let it ______.

2. How many words for parts of body can you find in the song? List them. Listen again and see if you were right.

 

 

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Interesting English Language Facts

- E is the most used letter while Q is the least used of all the letters in the English alphabet.

- The most common word is THE.

- There was no punctuation until the 15th century.

- Ten body parts which have only three letters are : eye, ear, leg, arm, jaw, gum, toe, lip, hip and rib.

Objavljeno od strane: adrijanmol76 | oktobar 11, 2011

Gramatika engleskog jezika

Učenje stranog jezika može predstavljati veliki problem. Neke aspekte je lako objasniti, a neki delovi jezika mogu prouzrokovati poteškoće. Vrlo često gramatika predstavlja prepreku, problem za učenike i stvara otpor pri učenju stranog jezika.

Učenje i uvežbavanje gramatike stranog jezika ne mora biti suvoparno, dosadno i naporno. Sve se može savladati uz pomoć zanimljivih video zapisa, predavanja, tekstova, vežbanja, igara…

Internet nam pruža bezbroj načina da do znanja dođemo na zanimljiv način ali i da lako zapamtimo sve što je potrebno.

Ovaj blog je osmišljen tako da učenici u svakom trenutku mogu pronaći neka od osnovnih pravila engleske gramatike, primere, testove za vežbanje, zanimljive tekstove, igre i još mnogo toga.

So, let’s get started!

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