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Unit 3 - Lesson 12 - The Present Simple Negative - "I don't."
The verb to do- Read this
We use the Present Simple tense to talk about regular or permanent actions.
The Present Simple - "don't" = do not | "doesn't" = does not
In the third person (he, she, it) form, the negative form of the verb to do takes an s. For example:-
|do not||do not have||do not read||do not like||do not eat||do not drink|
|don't||don't have||don't read||don't like||don't eat||don't drink|
|does not||does not have||does not read||does not like||does not eat||does not drink|
|doesn't||doesn't have||doesn't read||doesn't like||doesn't eat||doesn't drink|
|On Saturday Mr Bean doesn't wake up at 6.00 am. He wakes up at 8.00 am.|
|He doesn't get up at 6.15 am. He gets up at 9.00 am.|
|He doesn't go to the office. He goes to the bathroom.|
|He doesn't have a shower. He has a bath.|
|After his bath, he doesn't have a cup of coffee. He has a shave and brushes his teeth.|
|He doesn't eat breakfast at about 7.00 am. He eats breakfast at about 10.00 am.|
|After breakfast he doesn't read the newspaper. He goes for a run.|
|After his run he doesn't go to work. He usually visits his friends.|
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Test the present simple negative - fill in the gaps using the verbs given - Write It!
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For homework, tell us something you don't do:-
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