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Use present tense for routine (everyday) activities.
Present tense is the simplest form of a verb.
Example: to go
- Present Tense: go
- Other Tenses: went, have gone, am going, etc.
Build sentences about routine activities.
Study the phrases below to build sentences about everyday activity.
Common Phrases to talk about routine:
- in the morning (afternoon, evening) …
- at night…
- on Mondays (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, etc) …
- for lunch (breakfast, dinner), I eat…
- after school, I…
- wake up (at 7:00, etc)
- get up
- take a shower
- wash my face
- brush my teeth
Food and Eating
- eat breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert
- eat cereal, bread, rice, eggs, meat, etc
- drink coffee, tea, water, juice
- stay home
- go to school, work, the store, etc
- take a break
- do my homework
- watch tv
- go to bed
- In the morning, I get up at 6:30. I wash my face and brush my teeth. Then I eat breakfast.
- I eat bread and meat or cereal for breakfast.
- On Mondays, I go to class. On Tuesdays I stay home until noon. Then I go to class.
- I take a break after school. Then I study. After that, I eat dinner.
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