Simple  Present &  Present Continuous When do we use each tense ?
Remember !  <ul><li>Different grammar tenses are used in different situations or contexts and they carry different meaning...
Use the simple tense for: <ul><li>1) action that happends repeatedly. </li></ul><ul><li>2) general or parmanent situations...
Use present continuous tense for: <ul><li>1) something that happening now or close to the time of speaking </li></ul><ul><...
Examples for Simple Present <ul><li>1) habitual action </li></ul><ul><li>Tom  goes  fishing every week. </li></ul><ul><li>...
More examples for Simple Present <ul><li>2) General or parmanent situations: </li></ul><ul><li>My family  lives  far away....
Examples for Present Continuous <ul><li>1) Action happening now or close to time of speaking:  </li></ul><ul><li>Where’s T...
Present Continuous <ul><li>We often use the present continuous when action over a period of time. </li></ul><ul><li>this w...
Grammar Structure <ul><li>Here are some reminders about how to make the simple present and present continuous </li></ul>
Simple Present  <ul><li>The most important thing to remember about this tense is 3rd person singular (he, she, it) </li></...
Simple Present <ul><li>But for 3rd person singular, we say: </li></ul><ul><li>He </li></ul><ul><li>She </li></ul><ul><li>I...
Present Continuous <ul><li>Don’t forget that VERB BE is part of this structure. </li></ul><ul><li>I  AM </li></ul><ul><li>...
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  1. 1. Simple Present & Present Continuous When do we use each tense ?
  2. 2. Remember ! <ul><li>Different grammar tenses are used in different situations or contexts and they carry different meanings. </li></ul><ul><li>Lets see some examples -> </li></ul>
  3. 3. Use the simple tense for: <ul><li>1) action that happends repeatedly. </li></ul><ul><li>2) general or parmanent situations. </li></ul><ul><li>3) facts </li></ul>
  4. 4. Use present continuous tense for: <ul><li>1) something that happening now or close to the time of speaking </li></ul><ul><li>2) a temporary situation </li></ul>
  5. 5. Examples for Simple Present <ul><li>1) habitual action </li></ul><ul><li>Tom goes fishing every week. </li></ul><ul><li>I usually work until 2:00 pm. </li></ul><ul><li>My family comes to visit me every year. </li></ul><ul><li>*Frequency adverbs: these adverbs are commonly used with simple present. </li></ul><ul><li>Always, never, usually, rarely, sometimes, often etc. </li></ul>
  6. 6. More examples for Simple Present <ul><li>2) General or parmanent situations: </li></ul><ul><li>My family lives far away. </li></ul><ul><li>Jack doesn’t work on Saturday. </li></ul><ul><li>Beth and Toan work at ECC. </li></ul><ul><li>3) Facts: </li></ul><ul><li>The Earth is round. </li></ul><ul><li>Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius. </li></ul><ul><li>The Eiffel Tower is in Paris. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Examples for Present Continuous <ul><li>1) Action happening now or close to time of speaking: </li></ul><ul><li>Where’s Tom ? He’ s playing soccer. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t bother the kids. They are doing their homework. </li></ul><ul><li>2) Temporary situations: </li></ul><ul><li>Martha and her husband are traveling around Europe for two weeks. </li></ul><ul><li>Lisa is living with friends until she finds an apartment. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Present Continuous <ul><li>We often use the present continuous when action over a period of time. </li></ul><ul><li>this week, this semester, this year </li></ul><ul><li>I’ m working 50 hours this week. </li></ul><ul><li>She’ s taking an Italian class this semester. </li></ul><ul><li>This year, I’ m trying to give up on junk food. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Grammar Structure <ul><li>Here are some reminders about how to make the simple present and present continuous </li></ul>
  10. 10. Simple Present <ul><li>The most important thing to remember about this tense is 3rd person singular (he, she, it) </li></ul><ul><li>We say: </li></ul><ul><li>I </li></ul><ul><li>You </li></ul><ul><li>We </li></ul><ul><li>They </li></ul>work
  11. 11. Simple Present <ul><li>But for 3rd person singular, we say: </li></ul><ul><li>He </li></ul><ul><li>She </li></ul><ul><li>It </li></ul>work s
  12. 12. Present Continuous <ul><li>Don’t forget that VERB BE is part of this structure. </li></ul><ul><li>I AM </li></ul><ul><li>You, We, They ARE </li></ul><ul><li>He, She, It IS </li></ul>+ verb-ing
  13. 13. <ul><li>ahmet aksoy – [email_address] </li></ul>

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