Present Simple and Present Continuous

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Present Simple and Present Continuous

  1. 1. Simple PresentSimple Present
  2. 2. Whatisit?Whatisit?It is used to discussIt is used to discusspermanent situations andpermanent situations andthe frequency of events.the frequency of events.Examples:Examples:I singI singHe drives everydayHe drives everydayShe works as a teacherShe works as a teacher
  3. 3. SimplepresentSimplepresent“She lives in Poland”This word suggests she haslived in Poland for a while andmay continue to do so
  4. 4. SimplepresentSimplepresentHow do we make aSimple present sentence?
  5. 5. SimplePresentSimplePresentUsing the ‘third person’ forme.g. He, she, it requires youadd an ‘s’ to the verb e.g.He works…Or for negative…He doesn’t work
  6. 6. Positive,negativePositive,negative&interrogative&interrogativePositive form:Positive form:You know the answerYou know the answerNegative form:Negative form:You don’t know the answerYou don’t know the answerInterrogative form:Interrogative form:Do you know the answer?Do you know the answer?
  7. 7. Positive,negativePositive,negative&interrogative&interrogativePositive form:Positive form:He tries hardHe tries hardNegative form:Negative form:Interrogative form:Interrogative form:
  8. 8. Positive,negativePositive,negative&interrogative&interrogativePositive form:Positive form:He tries hardHe tries hardNegative form:Negative form:He doesn’t try hardHe doesn’t try hardInterrogative form:Interrogative form:Does he try hard?Does he try hard?
  9. 9. Positive,negativePositive,negative&interrogative&interrogativePositive form:Positive form:Tom looks very wellTom looks very wellNegative form:Negative form:Interrogative form:Interrogative form:
  10. 10. Positive,negativePositive,negative&interrogative&interrogativePositive form:Positive form:Tom looks very wellTom looks very wellNegative form:Negative form:Tom doesn’t look very wellTom doesn’t look very wellInterrogative form:Interrogative form:Does Tom look very well?Does Tom look very well?
  11. 11. Correctit!Correctit!Mistake in yellow:Mistake in yellow:Ouch!Ouch! You standYou stand on myon myfoot!foot!Correction:Correction:Ouch!Ouch! You’re standingYou’re standing ononmy foot!my foot!
  12. 12. Correctit!Correctit!Mistake in yellow:Mistake in yellow:They have always breakfastThey have always breakfastin bedin bedCorrection:Correction:
  13. 13. Correctit!Correctit!Mistake in yellow:Mistake in yellow:They have always breakfastThey have always breakfastin bedin bedCorrection:Correction:They always have breakfastThey always have breakfastin bedin bed
  14. 14. Correctit!Correctit!Mistake in yellow:Mistake in yellow:She don’t eatShe don’t eat in bedin bedCorrection:Correction:
  15. 15. Correctit!Correctit!Mistake in yellow:Mistake in yellow:She don’t eatShe don’t eat in bedin bedCorrection:Correction:She doesn’t eatShe doesn’t eat in bedin bed
  16. 16. PresentPresentContinuousContinuous
  17. 17. Whatisit?Whatisit?It is used for present actionsIt is used for present actionsthat are happening now.that are happening now.Examples:Examples:ItIt isis gettgettinging darkerdarkerThe windThe wind isis risrisingingThis tense always uses theThis tense always uses the‘‘inging’’ form with the verb andform with the verb andalways usesalways uses ‘‘bebe’’ forms:forms: amam,,areare andand isis
  18. 18. PresentcontinuousPresentcontinuous“I am working”This suggests:•It is happening now.
  19. 19. PresentContPresentContinuousinuousPut the verbs in bracketsPut the verbs in bracketsinto the present continuous:into the present continuous:She (not work)She (not work)Answer:Answer:SheShe isisn’t workn’t workinging
  20. 20. PresentContPresentContinuousinuousPut the verbs in bracketsPut the verbs in bracketsinto the present continuous:into the present continuous:She (swim) in the riverShe (swim) in the riverAnswer:Answer:
  21. 21. PresentContPresentContinuousinuousPut the verbs in bracketsPut the verbs in bracketsinto the present continuous:into the present continuous:She (swim) in the riverShe (swim) in the riverAnswer:Answer:SheShe isis swimmswimminging in thein theriverriver
  22. 22. PresentContPresentContinuousinuousPut the verbs in bracketsPut the verbs in bracketsinto the present continuous:into the present continuous:He (teach) his boy to rideHe (teach) his boy to rideAnswer:Answer:
  23. 23. PresentContPresentContinuousinuousPut the verbs in bracketsPut the verbs in bracketsinto the present continuous:into the present continuous:He (teach) his boy to rideHe (teach) his boy to rideAnswer:Answer:HeHe isis teachteachinging his boy tohis boy torideride
  24. 24. ExceptionsExceptionsVerbs which describeVerbs which describestates or feelings arestates or feelings are non-non-actionaction verbs such as like,verbs such as like,want etc. are not normallywant etc. are not normallyused in the presentused in the presentcontinuous.continuous.For example verbs:For example verbs: like,like,love etc.love etc. probably won’tprobably won’tchange…change…
  25. 25. Correctit!Correctit!Mistake in yellow:Mistake in yellow:We are needing an answerWe are needing an answerfrom you beforefrom you beforeWednesday.Wednesday.Correction:Correction:We need an answerWe need an answer fromfromyou before Wednesday.you before Wednesday.
  26. 26. Correctit!Correctit!Mistake in yellow:Mistake in yellow:I am liking youI am liking youCorrection:Correction:
  27. 27. Correctit!Correctit!Mistake in yellow:Mistake in yellow:I am liking youI am liking youCorrection:Correction:I like youI like you
  28. 28. Correctit!Correctit!Mistake in yellow:Mistake in yellow:I am hating grammarI am hating grammarCorrection:Correction:
  29. 29. Correctit!Correctit!Mistake in yellow:Mistake in yellow:I am hating grammarI am hating grammarCorrection:Correction:I hate grammarI hate grammar
  30. 30. Non-actionverbsNon-actionverbstoremember…toremember…Agree, be, believe, belong,Agree, be, believe, belong,depend, forget, hate, hear,depend, forget, hate, hear,know, like, love, matter,know, like, love, matter,mean, need, prefer, realise,mean, need, prefer, realise,recognise, seem, supposerecognise, seem, suppose
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