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Hi

Can someone helps me? I've received a handout on tenses for my grammar class

She will/shall talk. Why the verb 'talk' does not has s to it.

My question is if there are a few words infront of verb i.e always. can or etc, and if it is singular should I add 's'.

What is the answer?

He can talks or talk.

He always talk or talks

P/S. Kindly correct my mistakes in this question if any. Thanks
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Hello, roxy-- and welcome to EnglishForward.

She will/shall talk. Why the verb 'talk' does not has s to it.-- The finite verb is 'will/shall', not 'talk': She will talk, she would talk, she shall talk, she should talk.

My question is if there are a few words infront of verb i.e always. can or etc, and if it is singular should I add 's'.-- No 's' ever if there is any auxiliary or modal verb, or a verb with 'to' before.

He can talk. He might/may/could/ought to/has to/had better talk.

He always talks.-- There is no other verb here.
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Thanks for the clarification
So for this sentence.

Does she like ice cream? --> Is this correct or it's suppose to be Does she likes ice cream?
roxy.kwonSo for this sentence.Does she like ice cream? --> Is this correct or it's suppose to be Does she likes ice cream?

Hi,

Yes that's correct.

I'll try to explain in a simple way.

If you use.....Do, Does, Did (not), can, will, would, could, shall, should + (V base)

i.e.

She will GO to the bank.

He can SWIM very well.

Does she LIKE ice cream?

My mother would be here soon.

Thanks, hope this helps.
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Thanks I understand now