Simple Present Tense

POSITIVE STATEMENTS

Subject Verb

I

You

We

They

Use the regular for the the verb.

work.

He

She

It

Add s to the regular form of the verb.

works.

NEGATIVE STATEMENTS

Subject Do/Does + not Regular Verb

I

You

We

They

do not

don’t

play tennis.
He

She

It

does not

doesn’t

play tennis.

QUESTION STATEMENTS

Question Subject Regular Verb Answer
Do

I

you

speak English? Yes, I do.

No, I don’t.

Do

we

you

they

work here? Yes, we do.

No, we don’t.

Does

he

she

it

watch TV? Yes, he does.

No, he doesn’t.

Information Question Do/Does Subject Verb
Activity/Thing What

do

does

I

he

do in class?
Time

When

What time

do

does

you

she

go to school?
Place Where

do

does

we

it

eat our lunch?
Reason Why

do

does

they

he

study English?
Way How

do

does

I

he

open this box?
Frequency How often

do

does

you

she

visit her family?