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Todo dia ela faz tudo sempre

igual... Chico Buarque


Qual a idia que prevalece nesta
afirmao?
Verb Tenses: Present Simple

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

I WORK EVERY DAY.


Verb Tense Idea Example

Repeated Actions I work everyday.


Present Simple

Permanent States I live in BH.

General Truth The sky is blue.


Verb Tense Idea Example

Actions that happen


regularly (a frequency I work everyday.
adverb is often used).
Present Simple

Opinions, likes and


I live in BH.
feelings.

Facts which are always


true general truths
(facts in science and The sky is blue.
geographical
descriptions.
STRUCTURE

SUBJECT TO WORK COMPLEMENT


I work
You work
He works
She works
in BH.
It works
We work
You work
They work
STRUCTURE

SUBJECT TO LIVE COMPLEMENT


I live
You live
He lives
She lives
in BH.
It lives
We live
You live
They live
STRUCTURE

SUBJECT TO GO COMPLEMENT
I go
You go
He goes
She goes
in BH.
It goes
We go
You go
They go
Verb ending in... The 3rd person singular Example

-s + es To bus / buses

-ss + es To guess / guesses

-z + es To doze / dozes

-sh + es To wash / washes

-ch + es To watch / watches

-o + es To go / goes

-x + es To fax / faxes

consonant + y (-y) (+ies) To study / studies


Structure: INTERROGATIVE

Auxilyary Verb Subject Verb Complement

I work
Do
You work
He work
Does She work
in BH?
It work
We Work
Do You work
They work
STRUCTURE

SUBJECT TO LIVE COMPLEMENT


I do not live
You do not live
He does not live
She does not live
in BH.
It does not live
We do not live
You do not live
They do not live
Ahmad from Zerqa

Ahmad lives in Zerqa. He is married. He has 5 children. He gets


up at 5:30 every day. He eats bread and cheese for breakfast. He drinks
tea.
He has a Mercedes car. He usually drives to work. He leaves
home at 7:00. He arrives at work at 8:15. He works in a shop in the center
of Amman. He sells computers. He leaves the office at 2:30 and goes
home.
At home he teaches his children and watches football on TV. He
eats dinner with his wife and children at 8:00. He loves mansaaf
(Jordanian dish which is lamb with yogurt. It is one of the age-old meals
traditionally made by the Bedouin, and is considered the national dish of
Jordan).
On Friday he doesn't work. He goes to the mosque in the
morning. In the afternoon, he plays football with his children. Ahmad is a
very happy man because he loves his job and his family.
Roland lives in Fagersta in Central Sweden. He works for Avesta Sandvik
Tube Ltd.
He usually gets up at six o'clock. He often goes jogging and sometimes
goes for a swim before work.
He usually starts work at eight o'clock, but on Tuesdays he starts at seven
and finishes at four. He has an English lesson every Tuesday at a quarter past four.
Roland is a computer programmer. He works for forty hours a week in the
company's computer department.
He likes his job because he feels free. In his company, there is a system of flexi-
time. This means that he can choose when he wants to start and finish work.
Roland also has many interests. In the Spring, he goes cycling every
Sunday. In the Summer, he goes canoeing on a lake just outside Fagersta. He
doesn't like the Autumn weather. In the Autumn, he stays at home and reads and
watches television. Winter is his favorite season. In the Winter, he puts on his skis
and travels for many Swedish miles along the tracks in the forests near his home.
Roland is a very active person. He works quite hard and spends a large
part of his free time with his wife and their two children who enjoy many of the same
interests.
To live in (city, state, country)
To work for (company)
To get up at (time)
There to be
There is
There are
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Always 100%

Usually 90%

Often 70%

Sometimes 30 to 50%

Rarely 5%

Never 0%