unit4 - play tennis NOT does he plays NOTICE Modal...

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Unit 4: SUBJECT AND VERB With past tense verbs, the formation of the verb is the same for all subjects. But in the present tense, the first word of the verb changes for 3rd person singular (Unit 2). However, the verb be is different. All verbs except be be a PRESENT TENSE 3rd person singular (Unit 2) All other persons We use the s form (Unit 14). Use base form (Unit 14). She likes hot weather. I like hot weather. This heater uses gas. These heaters use gas. The game has finished. The games have finished. Does he play tennis? Do you play tennis? NOTICE: Only the first word of the verb changes. We say: The game has finished. NOT has finisheds Does he
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Unformatted text preview: play tennis? NOT does he plays NOTICE: Modal verbs (Unit 27) do not have an s form. We say: He will come. NOT wills come b PAST TENSE We use the past form (Unit 14) for all persons. The verb be be be PRESENT TENSE PAST TENSE 1ST PERSON SINGULAR I am tired. I was tired. I am going home. I was going home. 3RD PERSON SINGULAR Maria is tired. Maria was tired. She is going home. She was going home. ALL OTHER PERSONS You are tired. You were tired. We are going home. We were going home. They are sleeping. They were sleeping. NOTICE: The other forms of be ( be, been, being- Unit 16) are the same for all persons....
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