<ul><li>PRESENT SIMPLE </li></ul><ul><li>Affirmative : </li></ul><ul><li>Subject +verb  </li></ul><ul><li>I  drink  coffee...
<ul><li>PRESENT SIMPLE </li></ul><ul><li>The Present Simple is used for: </li></ul><ul><li>regular actions or events  He  ...
<ul><li>EXAMPLES </li></ul><ul><li>My friend is wearing jeans and a T-shirt now. (wear) </li></ul><ul><li>Do you brush you...
<ul><li>PRESENT SIMPLE </li></ul><ul><li>every day, every week, once a week, </li></ul><ul><li>twice a week, always, often...
<ul><li>Present simple vs. present continuous </li></ul><ul><li>My neighbour ........................................... l...
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Present Simple or Present Continuous for DBH 2

  1. 2. <ul><li>PRESENT SIMPLE </li></ul><ul><li>Affirmative : </li></ul><ul><li>Subject +verb </li></ul><ul><li>I drink coffee </li></ul><ul><li>Subject+ verb + s (3rd person singular) </li></ul><ul><li>He drinks coffee </li></ul><ul><li>Negative  </li></ul><ul><li>Subject+ do not + verb </li></ul><ul><li>I don’t drink coffee </li></ul><ul><li>Subject+ does not + verb(3rd person singular) </li></ul><ul><li>He doesn’t drink coffee </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Interrogative: </li></ul><ul><li>Do + subject+ verb </li></ul><ul><li>Do you drink coffee? </li></ul><ul><li>Does + subject+ verb (3rd person singular) </li></ul><ul><li>Does he drink coffee? </li></ul><ul><li>PRESENT CONTINUOUS </li></ul><ul><li>Affirmative: </li></ul><ul><li>Subject+ am / is / are + verb + -ing </li></ul><ul><li>I am eat ing an apple </li></ul><ul><li>Negative : </li></ul><ul><li>Subject+ am / is / are not + verb + -ing </li></ul><ul><li>I am not eat ing an apple </li></ul><ul><li>Interrogative </li></ul><ul><li>Am / Is / Are + subject+ verb + -ing </li></ul><ul><li>Are you eat ing an apple? </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>PRESENT SIMPLE </li></ul><ul><li>The Present Simple is used for: </li></ul><ul><li>regular actions or events He plays tennis most weekends. </li></ul><ul><li>facts The sun rises in the east . </li></ul><ul><li>facts known about the future We leave at 8.30 next Monday </li></ul><ul><li>thoughts and feelings about the time of speaking I don't feel very well. </li></ul><ul><li>PRESENT CONTINUOUS </li></ul><ul><li>The Present Continuous is used for: </li></ul><ul><li>the time of speaking ('now') Shh, I' m trying to hear what they are saying . </li></ul><ul><li>things which are true at the moment but not always We' re looking for a new flat. </li></ul><ul><li>present plans for the future We' re having dinner with them next week . </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>EXAMPLES </li></ul><ul><li>My friend is wearing jeans and a T-shirt now. (wear) </li></ul><ul><li>Do you brush your teeth three times a day? (you/brush) </li></ul><ul><li>At this moment two planes are landing at the airport. (land) </li></ul><ul><li>I always meet John at that pub. (meet) </li></ul><ul><li>You aren’t studying Maths at the moment. (not/study) </li></ul><ul><li>Why are you moving your hands so quickly now? (move) </li></ul><ul><li>Does your sister visit her grandparents every week? (your sister/visit) </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>PRESENT SIMPLE </li></ul><ul><li>every day, every week, once a week, </li></ul><ul><li>twice a week, always, often, frequently, </li></ul><ul><li>usually, normally, sometimes, occasionally, </li></ul><ul><li>rarely, seldom, hardly ever, never </li></ul><ul><li>PRESENT CONTINUOUS </li></ul><ul><li>now, at the moment, at present, </li></ul><ul><li>at this moment, right now, today, </li></ul><ul><li>this week, this year… </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Present simple vs. present continuous </li></ul><ul><li>My neighbour ........................................... lunch at the moment. (have) </li></ul><ul><li>My grandparents ........................................ by plane at the moment. (travel) </li></ul><ul><li>What time ........................................ work every day? (she/finish). She ........................................ at 5 o´clock. (finish) </li></ul><ul><li>You can turn off the radio. I ........................................ to it now. (not/listen) </li></ul><ul><li>My best friend often ........................................ television. (watches) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Why ........................................ at me?” “Because your face is red”.(you/look) </li></ul><ul><li>How much ........................................ to send a letter to Canada? (it/cost) </li></ul><ul><li>They ........................................ TV very often. (not/watch), but they ........................................TV at the moment. (watch) </li></ul><ul><li>What time ........................................ work every day? (she/finish). She ........................................ at 5 o´clock. (finish) </li></ul><ul><li>You can turn off the radio. I ........................................ to it. (not/listen) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Excuse me but you ........................................ in my place”. “Oh, I´m sorry”. (sit) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Where are you, Roy?” “I´m in the sitting –room. I ........................................ (read), because I always ........................................ the newspaper before breakfast. (read) </li></ul>

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