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  • 1. SURVIVAL A2 ENGLISHSimple Present Vs. Present Continuous
  • 2. FUNCTIONSIMPLE PRESENT TENSE
  • 3. FUNCTIONWe use the simple present tense to:
  • 4. FUNCTIONWe use the simple present tense to: indicate habitual/repeated actions.
  • 5. FUNCTIONWe use the simple present tense to: indicate habitual/repeated actions. I go to work. Jane likes Jazz music.
  • 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. FUNCTIONPRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE
  • 8. FUNCTIONWe use the present continuous tense to:
  • 9. FUNCTIONWe use the present continuous tense to: show that an action is happening (right now!).
  • 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. 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. FUNCTIONshow the presence of a temporary action.
  • 13. FUNCTIONshow the presence of a temporary action. I am working on the weekends. (only this month)
  • 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. 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. 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. FUNCTIONCAUTION: DO NOT USE IT WITH VERBS:
  • 18. FUNCTIONCAUTION: DO NOT USE IT WITH VERBS: like know love understand hate forget want agree
  • 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. FUNCTION Compare:Simple present Present continuous
  • 21. FUNCTION Compare:Simple present Present continuousI work on the weekends. I am working on the weekends.
  • 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. FUNCTION Compare:Simple present Present continuous
  • 24. FUNCTION Compare:Simple present Present continuousI play soccer. I am playing soccer.
  • 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. FUNCTION Compare:Simple present Present continuous
  • 27. FUNCTION Compare:Simple present Present continuousI teach children. I am teaching children
  • 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. 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