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Simplepresentvspresentcontinuous

  1. 1. Simple Present Vs. PresentSimple Present Vs. Present ContinuousContinuous What’s the difference?What’s the difference?
  2. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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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