Adults|Grammar|Elementary|37. I don’t…

Read the rules

The present simple negative is don’t/doesn’t + verb:

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— Coffee?
— No, thanks. I don’t drink coffee.

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I don’t like my job.

Examples:

1. She doesn’t drink coffee.

2. He doesn’t like his job.

Read the rule

Positive and negative

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Remember:

I/we/you/they don’tI don’t like football.

he/she/it doesn’tHe doesn’t like football.


Read the examples

We use don’t/doesn’t + infinitive (don’t like / doesn’t speak / doesn’t do etc.):

Examples:

1. I don’t like washing the car. I don’t do it very often.

2. Sarah speaks Spanish, but she doesn’t speak Italian. (not doesn’t speaks)

3. Bill doesn’t do his job very well. (not Bill doesn’t his job)

4. Paula doesn’t usually have breakfast. (not doesn’t … has)

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Write the negative

Example:

(I play the piano very well.)

I don’t play the piano very well.

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Study the information and write sentences with like or don’t/doesn’t like

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Write about yourself. Use:

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I never… or I often... or I don’t… very often.

Example:

(watch TV) I don’t watch TV very often. or I never watch TV. or I often watch TV.


Complete the sentences. All of them are negative. Use don’t/doesn’t + these verbs:

use, go, know, cost, see, wear

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Put the verb into the correct form, positive or negative

If you open the lesson plan you will be able to assign separate pages as homework or all the homework pages at once.

Урок Homework Курс
  • Don't/Doesn't
  • The rules
  • Examples
  • I play the piano very well
  • Do you like...?
  • I never...
  • Positive or negative
  • Homework
  1. Introductory lessons|Welcome! Your Personal Track
  2. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|1. Present Tense. To be. Positive
  3. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|2. Present. To be. Negative
  4. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|3. Present Tense. To be. Questions
  5. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|4. Possessive Determiners
  6. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|5. Articles
  7. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|6. Present Simple. All Verbs. Positive
  8. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|7. Present Simple. All Verbs. Negative
  9. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|8. Present Simple. Questions
  10. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|9. Possessive's
  11. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|10. Telling the time
  12. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|11. Adverbs of frequency
  13. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|12. Can/can't
  14. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|13. Like doing
  15. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|14. Object pronouns
  16. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|15. Possessive pronouns
  17. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|16. Past Simple (To be)
  18. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|17. Past Simple: regular verbs
  19. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|18. Past Simple: irregular verbs
  20. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|19. There is/There are
  21. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|20. There was/There were
  22. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|21. Present Continuous
  23. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|22. Present Simple, Present Continuous
  24. Adults|Grammar|Elementary| 23. Countable / uncountable nouns
  25. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|24. Quantifiers
  26. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|25. Be going to (plans)
  27. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|26. Be going to (predictions)
  28. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|27. Comparative Adjectives
  29. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|28. Superlative Adjectives
  30. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|29. Adverbs
  31. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|30. Present Perfect
  32. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|31. Irregular Verbs
  33. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|32. Prepositions
  34. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|33. Am/is/are — questions
  35. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|34. I am doing
  36. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|35. Are you doing?
  37. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|36. I do/work/like etc.
  38. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|37. I don't...
  39. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|38. Do you...
  40. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|39. Am/is/are
  41. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|1. First Conditional
  42. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|2. Second Conditional
  43. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|3. First & Second Conditional
  44. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|7. Pr Perfect vs Past Simple
  45. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|8. Used to or Didn't use to
  46. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|9. To be + Past participle
  47. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|10. Defining Relative Clauses
  48. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|11. Past Simple
  49. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|12. Past Continuous
  50. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|13. Questions and Auxiliaries
  51. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|14. Conjunctions
  52. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|15. Going to