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PRESENT CONTINUOUS
Do you remember the Present Simple?  <ul><li>Examples: I play basketball everyday </li></ul><ul><li>Ben goes to Morris Hil...
When do we use the Present Simple? <ul><li>To talk about repeated actions, routines, universal truths… </li></ul>
How do we make the Present Simple?  <ul><li>Affirmative:  Subject + Verb (-s) + Comp . </li></ul><ul><li>+ s in affirmativ...
Do you remember the Present Continuous?  <ul><li>Examples:  </li></ul><ul><li>We are watching TV at the moment </li></ul><...
When do we use the Present Continuous? <ul><li>To talk about actions that are happening right now </li></ul>
How do we make the Present Continuous? <ul><li>Affirmative:  Subject +  to be  (am/are/is) +  Verb+ing  + Comp . </li></ul...
So what’s the difference between the Present Simple and the Present Continuous? <ul><li>Present Simple: To talk about repe...
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  1. 1. PRESENT CONTINUOUS
  2. 2. Do you remember the Present Simple? <ul><li>Examples: I play basketball everyday </li></ul><ul><li>Ben goes to Morris Hills high school </li></ul><ul><li>They sometimes eat in a restaurant </li></ul>
  3. 3. When do we use the Present Simple? <ul><li>To talk about repeated actions, routines, universal truths… </li></ul>
  4. 4. How do we make the Present Simple? <ul><li>Affirmative: Subject + Verb (-s) + Comp . </li></ul><ul><li>+ s in affirmative when the subject is third personal singular (he, she, it) </li></ul><ul><li>Negative: Subject + don’t/doesn’t + Verb + Comp . </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t when the subject is third person singular (he, she, it) </li></ul><ul><li>Questions: Do/Does + Subject + Verb + Comp + ? </li></ul><ul><li>Does when the subject is third person singular (he, she, it) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Do you remember the Present Continuous? <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>We are watching TV at the moment </li></ul><ul><li>She is looking at the camera right now </li></ul><ul><li>I am reading an interesting novel </li></ul>
  6. 6. When do we use the Present Continuous? <ul><li>To talk about actions that are happening right now </li></ul>
  7. 7. How do we make the Present Continuous? <ul><li>Affirmative: Subject + to be (am/are/is) + Verb+ing + Comp . </li></ul><ul><li>Negative: Subject + to be negative + Verb+ing + Comp . </li></ul><ul><li>Questions: to be + Subject + Verb+ing + Comp + ? </li></ul>
  8. 8. So what’s the difference between the Present Simple and the Present Continuous? <ul><li>Present Simple: To talk about repeated actions, routines, universal truths… </li></ul><ul><li>Present Continuous: To talk about actions that are happening right now </li></ul>
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