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Present Simple And Present Progressive

  1. 1. Present Simple and Present Progressive Module 1
  2. 2. Simple Present <ul><li>For an action that is ongoing and permanent. </li></ul><ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><li>They finish their course </li></ul><ul><li>today. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Simple Present <ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>Hi! My name is Rob, I am 15 years old. I study high school in Washintong DC; I like to play soccer, listen the music on my ipod; I have a brother and a sister. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Simple Present <ul><li>Written activity: </li></ul><ul><li>Complete the sentences with these verbs: </li></ul><ul><li>Study, read, play, run, have, do, like, go </li></ul><ul><li>1. He _________ soccer in the afternoon. </li></ul><ul><li>2. They _______ to Cancun. </li></ul><ul><li>3. She ________ to buy candies. </li></ul><ul><li>4. You _______ the interesting book. </li></ul><ul><li>5. I ________ at the park with friends. </li></ul><ul><li>6. We _________ for the exam. </li></ul><ul><li>7. Bob ________ a pet in his home. </li></ul><ul><li>8. My sister ________ her homework. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Present Progressive <ul><li>For an action that is ongoing and temporary, exists now, but will change in the future. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: TO BE + Verb +ing </li></ul><ul><li>They are playing soccer </li></ul><ul><li>right now. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Present Progressive <ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>Currently, I am working to get my English course certification. Also, I am taking classes online to improve my use of English. I am trying to get rid of simple grammar mistakes so that I can communicate with my friends more effectively. I am taking a grammar course and a speech course at the College of San Mateo. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Present Progressive time words <ul><li>Observe Look for these time words as &quot;companions&quot; to the present progressive tense. Present Progressive Adverbs </li></ul><ul><li>for now * this morning </li></ul><ul><li>currently * this week </li></ul><ul><li>at the moment * this month </li></ul><ul><li>just now * this semester </li></ul><ul><li>as we speak * this year </li></ul><ul><li>presently * for a little while </li></ul><ul><li>today </li></ul>
  8. 8. Present Progressive <ul><li>Activity: </li></ul><ul><li>My name _____ (be) George . I ______ (be) from Greece.  I _______ (be) in the U. S. to improve my English. I ____ ______ (study) at a community college this semester.  For now, I ___ ________ (take) three classes. I ____ _________ (plan) to add one more class.  Currently, in my English class, we ____ ________ (learn) how to &quot;blog&quot; on the Internet. At the same time, I ______ _________ (improve) my typing skills! </li></ul>
  9. 9. For your attention http://intermediate1englishcourse.blogspot.com/

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