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The Simple Present Tense: have, want, need, and like

First, we will look at the form of Present Tense.

I
You
We
They
have a book. I
You
We
They
don’t have a book.
He
She
It
has a book.  He
She
It
doesn’t have  a book.

For examples:

  • She wants a shirt. She doesn’t want a dress.
  • He needs a book. He doesn’t need an umbrella.
  • They like red roses. They don’t like yellow roses
  • We buy a pen. We don’t buy a ruler.
  • You have a dog. You don’t have cat.
  • I drive a car. I don’t drive a bicycle.

Questions and Short anwers.

Do you
they
like this book?
Yes, I
we
they
do.
No, I
we
they
don’t.

 

Does he
she
it
like this book?
Yes, he
she
it
does.
No, I
we
they
doesn’t.

 

For examples:

  • Do you have a car?
    No, I don’t. I have a bicycle.
  • Does she live in an apartment?
    Yes, she does.
  • Do they go to the bank this afternoon?
    No, they don’t. They go to the factory.
  • Does he buy a new motorbike?
    Yes, he does.
  • Do you live in the downtown?
    No, we don’t

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Exercise

Lesson 5 - Choose the correct form of the verb

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