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### 3.c

1. 1. SURVIVAL A2 ENGLISHSimple Present Vs. Present Continuous
2. 2. FUNCTIONSIMPLE PRESENT TENSE
3. 3. FUNCTIONWe use the simple present tense to:
4. 4. FUNCTIONWe use the simple present tense to: indicate habitual/repeated actions.
5. 5. FUNCTIONWe use the simple present tense to: indicate habitual/repeated actions. I go to work. Jane likes Jazz music.
6. 6. FUNCTIONWe use the simple present tense to: indicate habitual/repeated actions. I go to work. Jane likes Jazz music. My sister takes piano lessons. I study English online.
7. 7. FUNCTIONPRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE
8. 8. FUNCTIONWe use the present continuous tense to:
9. 9. FUNCTIONWe use the present continuous tense to: show that an action is happening (right now!).
10. 10. FUNCTIONWe use the present continuous tense to: show that an action is happening (right now!). I am going to work. Tom is listening to the new U2 cd.
11. 11. FUNCTIONWe use the present continuous tense to: show that an action is happening (right now!). I am going to work. Tom is listening to the new U2 cd. My mother is talking on the telephone. I am reading a magazine.
12. 12. FUNCTIONshow the presence of a temporary action.
13. 13. FUNCTIONshow the presence of a temporary action. I am working on the weekends. (only this month)
14. 14. FUNCTIONshow the presence of a temporary action. I am working on the weekends. (only this month) My sister is taking piano lessons. (for maybe 3 years or so)
15. 15. FUNCTIONshow the presence of a temporary action. I am working on the weekends. (only this month) My sister is taking piano lessons. (for maybe 3 years or so) I am studying English online. (for 8 months or so)
16. 16. FUNCTION show the presence of a temporary action. I am working on the weekends. (only this month) My sister is taking piano lessons. (for maybe 3 years or so) I am studying English online. (for 8 months or so)These actions do not last forever. They last during atemporary time period only and will end.
17. 17. FUNCTIONCAUTION: DO NOT USE IT WITH VERBS:
18. 18. FUNCTIONCAUTION: DO NOT USE IT WITH VERBS: like know love understand hate forget want agree
19. 19. FUNCTION CAUTION: DO NOT USE IT WITH VERBS: like know love understand hate forget want agreeThese verbs should only be used with the simple presenttense.
20. 20. FUNCTION Compare:Simple present Present continuous
21. 21. FUNCTION Compare:Simple present Present continuousI work on the weekends. I am working on the weekends.
22. 22. FUNCTION Compare:Simple present Present continuousI work on the weekends. I am working on the weekends.(every weekend) (only during the Christmas season)
23. 23. FUNCTION Compare:Simple present Present continuous
24. 24. FUNCTION Compare:Simple present Present continuousI play soccer. I am playing soccer.
25. 25. FUNCTION Compare:Simple present Present continuousI play soccer. I am playing soccer.(All the time because it is a hobby.) (only during the soccer season)
26. 26. FUNCTION Compare:Simple present Present continuous
27. 27. FUNCTION Compare:Simple present Present continuousI teach children. I am teaching children
28. 28. FUNCTION Compare:Simple present Present continuousI teach children. I am teaching children(All the time because my profession (Only during this school year. Maybeis a kindergarten teacher.) later I will teach adolescents or adults because I teach all ages.)
29. 29. Exclusive use for: THE KENNEDY INSTITUTE End of PresentationNo part of this presentation may be printed, downloaded, copied, stored or altered without written permission of The Kennedy Institute. ®2012