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  • 1. Simple Present Vs. PresentSimple Present Vs. Present ContinuousContinuous What’s the difference?What’s the difference?
  • 2. Simple PresentSimple Present Used to show that an action is repeatedUsed to show that an action is repeated past presentpast present futurefuture  Ex. I walk to school.Ex. I walk to school.  Ex. Jane likes to play soccer.Ex. Jane likes to play soccer.  Ex. We want to play baseball.Ex. We want to play baseball. ***Remember*** Verb + “s” or “es”***Remember*** Verb + “s” or “es”
  • 3. Present ContinuousPresent Continuous • Used to show that an action is happening nowUsed to show that an action is happening now past presentpast present futurefuture • Ex. I am walking to school.Ex. I am walking to school. • Ex. They are swimming.Ex. They are swimming. • Ex. I am eating ice-creamEx. I am eating ice-cream.. ***Remember*** am/is/are + Verb + “ing”***Remember*** am/is/are + Verb + “ing”
  • 4. What tense is it and why?What tense is it and why? She is running home.She is running home. They are attacking the car.They are attacking the car. Rob and Ellen enjoy playing soccer.Rob and Ellen enjoy playing soccer. The school is closed.The school is closed. The office staff is eating lunch.The office staff is eating lunch. I like skiing.I like skiing. The printer is broken.The printer is broken. They are playing badminton.They are playing badminton.
  • 5. Now you try!Now you try! • To the right areTo the right are several action verbs.several action verbs. Try making aTry making a sentence in simplesentence in simple present and apresent and a sentence in presentsentence in present continuous!continuous! KickKick JumpJump RunRun SwimSwim CatchCatch ThrowThrow AttackAttack SleepSleep studystudy
  • 6. What is happening in the picture?What is happening in the picture? Use both simple present andUse both simple present and present continuous!present continuous!
  • 7. What is happening in the picture?What is happening in the picture? Use both simple present andUse both simple present and present continuous!present continuous!
  • 8. What is happening in the picture?What is happening in the picture? Use both simple present andUse both simple present and present continuous!present continuous!
  • 9. What is happening in the picture?What is happening in the picture? Use both simple present andUse both simple present and present continuous!present continuous!
  • 10. What is happening in the picture?What is happening in the picture? Use both simple present andUse both simple present and present continuous!present continuous!

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