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Vocabulary for the week elementary
The simple present tense in English is used to describe an action that is regular, true or normal. We use the present tense: 1. For repeated or regular actions in the present time period. I take the train to the office. The train to Berlin leaves every hour. John sleeps eight hours every night during the week. The President of The USA lives in The White House. We come from Switzerland. I get up early every day. Carol brushes her teeth twice a day. They travel to their country house every weekend. 4. For things that are always / generally true. It rains a lot in winter. The Queen of England lives in Buckingham Palace. They speak English at work. Verb Conjugation & Spelling We form the present tense using the base form of the infinitive (without the TO). In general, in the third person we add 'S' in the third person.
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The spelling for the verb in the third person differs depending on the ending of that verb: 1. For verbs that end in -O, -CH, -SH, -SS, -X, or -Z we add -ES in the third person. 2. For verbs that end in a consonant + Y, we remove the Y and add -IES. NOTE: For verbs that end in a vowel + Y, we just add -S.
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