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The Census Taker

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This ESL/EFL presentation uses the duties of a census taker to explain the simple present tense to beginning English language learners

This ESL/EFL presentation uses the duties of a census taker to explain the simple present tense to beginning English language learners

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  • 1. The Census Taker
    Verbs In The Simple Present Tense
  • 2. Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau counts every resident in the United States.
  • 3. The federal government uses census information
    in many ways.
    It makes political decisions.
    The census information affects how many seats your state occupies in the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • 4. Lawmakers make economic decisions.
    The government decides
    how much money to spend
    on job training centers and
    public works projects.
    These men are at a career training center.
    Public works projects include highways and bridges.
  • 5. The government makes social decisions.
    The government decides
    to build hospitals and schools.
    Lawmakers provide emergency services to the
    Community.
  • 6. The U.S. Census Bureau has many temporary job positions open for census takers.
  • 7. A census taker conducts interviews.
  • 8. She explains the purpose of the census.
  • 9. He records the responses on paper.
  • 10. Each day, census takersturn in
    their completed work to the crew leader.
  • 11. The Simple Present Tense
  • 12. Use the simple present tense to talk about
    general statements of fact.
    Cathy is a census taker.
  • 13. Use the simple present tense
    to talk about things that always
    happen.
    Every 10 years, the U.S. Census counts every resident
    In the United States.
  • 14. Use the simple present tense to
    talk about things that usually happen.
    Each day, census takersturn in
    their completed work to the crew leader.
  • 15. Use the simple present tense to
    talk about a habit.
    Richard drinks a large cup of coffee at work every morning.
    He works at the U.S. Census Bureau office.
  • 16. This is the form of the simple present tense.
  • 17. This is the form of Be
  • 18. Fill in the blank with one of these verbs.
    counts conducts has records
    turn in makes
    Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau _____ every resident in the United States.
  • 19. Fill in the blank with one of these verbs.
    counts conducts has records
    turn in makes
    The government _____ decisions.
  • 20. Fill in the blank with one of these verbs.
    counts conducts has records turn in makes
    He _____ the responses on paper.
  • 21. Fill in the blank with one of these verbs.
    counts conducts has records
    turn in makes
    The census taker _____ interviews.
  • 22. Fill in the blank with one of these verbs.
    counts conducts has records
    turn in makes
    Each day, the census takers _____ their completed work to the crew leader.
  • 23. Fill in the blank with one of these verbs.
    counts conducts has records
    turn in makes
    The U.S. Census Bureau _____ many temporary job positions open
    for census takers.
  • 24. Written by S. Watson
    ESL Helpful Handouts
    http://sites.google.com/site/eslhelpfulhandouts
    Source: www.2020censusjobs.gov
    Images: http://www.fotosearch.com
    http://2010census.gov

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