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  • PRESENT SIMPLE/PRESENT CONTINUOUS
  • PRESENT SIMPLE/ PRESENT CONTINUOUS Present simple Present continuousUses: Uses:2. Routines 2. Actions that have not3. General things finished.4. Facts 3. Things happenig arround now. 4. Paralel actions.Auxiliary verb: Auxiliary verb:Do-does To be am- is- areAdd S to the verb in 3rd person Add ING to the verbsingular in affirmative form.
  • SENTENCE STUCTURE Present simple Present continuousAffirmative: Affirmative:Pron. + verb s (he-she- it) Pron.+Aux.+ verb ingPron. + verb (i- you-we-they)Negative: NegativePron. + Aux. Not+ verb Pron.+ Aux. Not+ verb ingInterrogative: Interrogative:Aux. + Pron. + Verb Aux.+ Pron.+ Verb ing
  • ACTIVITIES1. Complete each sentence. Use the words in brackets. Use present simple orpresent continuous.a) Richard (always, get up) ................... ................... before 7.00.b) Hurry up! The bus (wait) ........................................................................ for us!c) Where (we, go) .......................................................... ? This is the wrong road!d) My friends (not believe) .................................................................... my story.e) Please be quiet! I (read) ............................................... a very interesting book.f) (like, Susan) ................................................................................. horror films?2 Choose the most suitable word or phrase for each space.a) ‘Someone ..B... for you outside.’ ‘Who is it?’ A) waits B) is waiting C) waitingb) ‘What ..... of this book?’ ‘I think it’s fantastic!’ A) do you think B) is you think C) you do thinkc) ..... in ghosts? A) Are you believe B) Are you believing C) Do you believed) Kate is busy. She ..... for a test. A) is study B) is studying C) is studiese) ..... a great time at the moment! A) We are have B) We’re have C) We’re havingf) Tina usually ..... at 7.00. A) get up B) is getting up C) gets up
  • ANSWERSa) Richard gets up. before 7.00.b) Hurry up! The bus (wait) is waiting for us!c) Where (we, go) are we going? This is the wrong road!d) My friends (not believe) don’t belive my story.e) Please be quiet! I (read) am reading a very interesting book.f) (like, Susan) Does Susan like horror films?2 Choose the most suitable word or phrase for each space.a) ‘Someone ..B... for you outside.’ ‘Who is it?’ B) is waitingb) ‘What ..... of this book?’ ‘I think it’s fantastic!’ A) do you thinkc) ..... in ghosts? C) Do you believed) Kate is busy. She ..... for a test. B) is studyinge) ..... a great time at the moment! C) We’re havingf) Tina usually ..... at 7.00. C) gets up
  •  Put the verbs into the correct tense (present simple OR present continuous):1. The train always ________________(1: leave) on time.2. "Whats the matter? Why ________________(2: cry/you)?"3. Thats strange. They________________(3: not to watch) TV.4. He________________(4: not to speak) very good English.5. Please be quiet! I________________(5: do) my homework.6. Where________________(6: live/they)?7. Listen! John ________________ music! (7: play)8. I never ________________(8: go) to the swimming pool. Complete the following paragraph with the correct verb form.Harold Blacks a famous pianist. He________________(9: give) two or three concerts every week. He________________(10: travel) a lot and this week hes in New York. He________________(11: stay) at anexpensive hotel. Hes at his hotel now. He________________(12: have) his breakfast in the dining−room.He________________(13: drink) a cup of coffee and he________________(14: read) a newspaper. Harolds always very busy. He________________(15: play) the piano regularly. He________________(16: practise) forfour hours every day. He________________(17: go) to bed late and he always ________________(18: get up)early. But he sometimes________________(19: get) dressed too quickly, and this morninghe________________(20: wear) one blue sock and one red one!
  • ANSWERS1. leaves2. are you crying3. are not watching (= arent watching)4. does not speak (= doesnt speak)5. am doing6. do they live7. is playing8. go9. gives10. travels11. is staying (= hes staying)12. is having13. is drinking14. is reading15. plays16. practises17. doesnt go18. gets up19. gets20. is wearing
  • Choose the most suitable sentence or question.a) 1 I wash my hair.2 I’m washing my hair.b) 1 Do you know the answer?2 Are you knowing the answer?c) 1 Do you wait for the school bus? You’re in the wrong place!2 Are you waiting for the school bus? You’re in the wrong place!d) 1 That bike costs £350.2 That bike is costing £350.e) 1 Do you understand?2 Are you understanding?f) 1 I do my homework.2 I’m doing my homework.
  • ANSWERSA) I’m washing my hair.b) Do you know the answer?c) Are you waiting for the school bus? You’re in the wrong place!d) That bike costs £350.e) Do you understand?f) I’m doing my homework.