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Unit 19: PRESENT SIMPLE — FORMATION This formation is very important because we use it very often. The next unit tells you when you can use it. This unit shows you how to form it. 1 Affirmative statements a –S FORM Use the –s form (Unit 14) for 3 rd person singular (Unit 2): EXAMPLES: My father work s in a bank. The Concorde jet travel s very fast. S h e has two children. b BASE FORM Use the base form for all other persons: EXAMPLES: I work at home. W e travel by bus. T h e y have four children. 2 Negative statements a does not + BASE FORM Use does not + base form for 3 rd person singular: EXAMPLES: He does not work at home. It does not go
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Unformatted text preview: very fast. S h e does not have a car. b do not + BASE FORM Use do not + base form for all other persons: EXAMPLES: I do not work there. W e do not go by train. T h e y do not have a car. NOTICE: In speaking, we usually say doesn’t or don’t . (Unit 11) 3 Questions a does + BASE FORM Use does + base form for 3 rd person singular: EXAMPLES: Does he work hard? When does it open? Does it rain often? b do + BASE FORM Use do + base form for all other persons: EXAMPLES: Do they work hard? W h e n do we leave ? W h a t do you think ? NOTICE: Do not use do for a subject question. (Unit 10)...
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