SlideShare a Scribd company logo
The Present tenses Simple Present and Present Continuous
Simple Present We form affirmative statements with a subject and a verb or a verb + -s or –es I like tennis  Mary likes tennis We use the auxiliary verbs do/does to form negative statements, questions and short answers We don’t like football  John doesn’t like baseball  Why do you like tennis? Do you like squash?  Does John like baseball?  What does the referee do? Yes, we do  No, he doesn’t
Uses of the present simple To describe repeated actions or habits I get up at seven every morning To talk about things that are always or generally true The sun sets in the west To describe a permanent situation or a condition with no definite start or finish but which is true now We live in London With adverbs of frequency such as always, usually, … She often studies in the library With time expressions such as every day/ week/ year, in the morning/ afternoon/ evening and at night I go to the gym once a week To express future meaning with actions and events that are part of a fixed timetable The train leaves at 8’30 To describe a scene in the past in a vivid way Then he comes and says …
Verb endings Present Simple We add –s to most verbs:  walks, gets,  … We add –es to verbs that end in sh, ch, ss or o:  finishes, goes, catches , … If a verb ends in a consonant +y, we change the y to i and add –es:  tries, studies, … If a verb ends in a vowel +y, we add –s:  pays, plays, …
Present Continuous We form the Present Continuous tense with the present tense of be + a verb + -ing They are playing baseball They aren’t succeeding Who is winning? Why is that player running now?
Uses of the Present Continuous To talk about something which is in progress at the moment of speaking It is raining now To talk about something which is in progress around the present, but not exactly at the time of speaking Peter is looking for a job these days To talk about situations which are developing or temporary Computers are becoming more and more important in our lives With adverbs such as always or constantly to express complaints and annoyance He is always calling me late at night With time expressions such as now, at the moment, at present, these days, nowadays and today I’m writing an e-mail right now To talk about future arrangements or plans I’m meeting Peter tomorrow
Verb endings Present Continuous For most verbs, we add –ing:  starting, playing, studying,  … If the verb ends in a consonant +e, we drop –e and add –ing:  living, deciding, … If the verb has one syllable and ends in a single vowel + a consonant, we double the consonant and add –ing:  stopping, planning, … Exceptions:  If the verb ends in w or x, we don’t double the final consonant:  fixing, showing, … If the verb has 2 syllables, ends in a vowel + a consonant and the stress on the last syllable, it doubles the final consonant:  preferring, beginning If the verb has 2 syllables and ends in –l, it doubles the l:  travelling If the verb ends in –ie, it changes –ie to –y and adds –ing:  tying, dying
Stative and action verbs Stative verbs They describe a state. Something that is and stays the same He seems very tired There are different types: Verbs of senses: feel, see, sound, hear, smell, taste Verbs of mental states: believe, realise, remember, know, … Verbs of possession: belong, have, own, possess Verbs of feeling or emotion: like, hate, adore, love, wish, … Verbs of measurement: weigh, contain, cost, measure Other verbs that express states: be, exist, seem, owe, require
Stative and action verbs Action verbs An action verb describes an action, something that happens I’m reading Action verbs can be in the continuous form I read a book every week This week, I’m reading Moby Dick
Stative and action verbs Change of meaning Some verbs change their meaning depending if we use them in the progressive or non-progressive form Think He thinks it is a good idea He is thinking about eating a biscuit Have She has (got) a mobile phone She’s having a great time She’s having breakfast Verbs of seeing and hearing Action verbs: watch, look at, listen to Non-action verbs: see, hear
Thanks to Grammar in view, MacGraw Hill Ana Sancho October 2007

More Related Content

What's hot

Present simple Tense
Present simple TensePresent simple Tense
Present simple Tense
Carolina Espinoza
 
English past tense
English past tenseEnglish past tense
English past tense
Aqsa Mushtaq
 
Simple tenses of the verb
Simple tenses of the verbSimple tenses of the verb
Simple tenses of the verb
Cecilia Manago
 
PRESENT PERFECT
PRESENT PERFECTPRESENT PERFECT
Present perfect rules
Present perfect rulesPresent perfect rules
Present perfect rules
ADRIANA BECKER
 
Present perfect tense
Present perfect tensePresent perfect tense
Present perfect tense
Gilanggilang Gilang
 
PRESENT PERFECT TENSE
PRESENT PERFECT TENSEPRESENT PERFECT TENSE
PRESENT PERFECT TENSE
Christi Beltrán
 
Present perfect
Present perfectPresent perfect
Present perfect
Irenya S
 
Basic Forms of Tenses
Basic Forms of TensesBasic Forms of Tenses
Basic Forms of Tenses
Abhinav Bhutada
 
grammar ppt
grammar pptgrammar ppt
grammar ppt
Adi wicitra
 
Simple present tense
Simple present tenseSimple present tense
Simple present tense
Evan Sanjaya
 
Present perfect
Present perfectPresent perfect
Present perfect
Vicent Pérez
 
Present perfect tense
Present perfect tensePresent perfect tense
Present perfect tense
Pupae Papaya Pogpog
 
Simple present tense
Simple present tenseSimple present tense
Simple present tense
Abeer Khatib
 
Simple present tenses
Simple present tensesSimple present tenses
Simple present tenses
Manisha Srivastava
 
Unit 4 present simple
Unit 4 present simpleUnit 4 present simple
Unit 4 present simple
elsaadultos
 
Updated - Present simple tense - lesson slides
Updated - Present simple tense -  lesson slides Updated - Present simple tense -  lesson slides
Updated - Present simple tense - lesson slides
Tran My Tran
 
Present Simple, present continuous & present perfect
Present Simple, present continuous & present perfect Present Simple, present continuous & present perfect
Present Simple, present continuous & present perfect
theartih
 
Already ,just, still ,yet
Already ,just, still ,yetAlready ,just, still ,yet
Already ,just, still ,yet
argeliar
 
Present perfect
Present perfectPresent perfect
Present perfect
Marcos Manoel
 

What's hot (20)

Present simple Tense
Present simple TensePresent simple Tense
Present simple Tense
 
English past tense
English past tenseEnglish past tense
English past tense
 
Simple tenses of the verb
Simple tenses of the verbSimple tenses of the verb
Simple tenses of the verb
 
PRESENT PERFECT
PRESENT PERFECTPRESENT PERFECT
PRESENT PERFECT
 
Present perfect rules
Present perfect rulesPresent perfect rules
Present perfect rules
 
Present perfect tense
Present perfect tensePresent perfect tense
Present perfect tense
 
PRESENT PERFECT TENSE
PRESENT PERFECT TENSEPRESENT PERFECT TENSE
PRESENT PERFECT TENSE
 
Present perfect
Present perfectPresent perfect
Present perfect
 
Basic Forms of Tenses
Basic Forms of TensesBasic Forms of Tenses
Basic Forms of Tenses
 
grammar ppt
grammar pptgrammar ppt
grammar ppt
 
Simple present tense
Simple present tenseSimple present tense
Simple present tense
 
Present perfect
Present perfectPresent perfect
Present perfect
 
Present perfect tense
Present perfect tensePresent perfect tense
Present perfect tense
 
Simple present tense
Simple present tenseSimple present tense
Simple present tense
 
Simple present tenses
Simple present tensesSimple present tenses
Simple present tenses
 
Unit 4 present simple
Unit 4 present simpleUnit 4 present simple
Unit 4 present simple
 
Updated - Present simple tense - lesson slides
Updated - Present simple tense -  lesson slides Updated - Present simple tense -  lesson slides
Updated - Present simple tense - lesson slides
 
Present Simple, present continuous & present perfect
Present Simple, present continuous & present perfect Present Simple, present continuous & present perfect
Present Simple, present continuous & present perfect
 
Already ,just, still ,yet
Already ,just, still ,yetAlready ,just, still ,yet
Already ,just, still ,yet
 
Present perfect
Present perfectPresent perfect
Present perfect
 

Viewers also liked

Reporting
ReportingReporting
Reporting
elenabenito
 
Halloween 2017
Halloween 2017Halloween 2017
Halloween 2017
Beatriz Caramés
 
Visita a "Yo, animal" el 25 de octubre de 2017
Visita a "Yo, animal" el 25 de octubre de 2017Visita a "Yo, animal" el 25 de octubre de 2017
Visita a "Yo, animal" el 25 de octubre de 2017
Beatriz Caramés
 
The Future with the Simpsons
The Future with the SimpsonsThe Future with the Simpsons
The Future with the Simpsons
EOI
 
Linking words & phrases
Linking words & phrasesLinking words & phrases
Linking words & phrases
englishfun2011
 
Make, allow & let
Make, allow & letMake, allow & let
Make, allow & let
janemercer
 
Houses copia
Houses   copiaHouses   copia
Houses copia
torrepacheco
 
Whatmakesagoodteacher 090411232944 Phpapp01
Whatmakesagoodteacher 090411232944 Phpapp01Whatmakesagoodteacher 090411232944 Phpapp01
Whatmakesagoodteacher 090411232944 Phpapp01
conchimena
 
Forandagainst
ForandagainstForandagainst
Forandagainst
Saro Rosales
 
Requests and permission in english
Requests and permission in englishRequests and permission in english
Requests and permission in english
conchimena
 
Present Perfect
Present PerfectPresent Perfect
Present Perfect
monira21
 
I Feel A Great Friend Would...
I Feel A Great Friend Would...I Feel A Great Friend Would...
I Feel A Great Friend Would...
OH TEIK BIN
 
Relative Clauses
Relative ClausesRelative Clauses
Relative Clauses
Deepak
 
Past Tenses. Past Perfect, Past Simple and Continuous
Past Tenses. Past Perfect, Past Simple and ContinuousPast Tenses. Past Perfect, Past Simple and Continuous
Past Tenses. Past Perfect, Past Simple and Continuous
José Antonio Romero Tena
 
British education.
British education.British education.
British education.
DULCE ROSALES
 
Christmas traditions in Great Britain
Christmas traditions in Great BritainChristmas traditions in Great Britain
Christmas traditions in Great Britain
Rosario Rodríguez García
 
Writing a review
Writing a reviewWriting a review
Writing a review
Saro Rosales
 
A Lotof Much Many A Little A Few
A Lotof Much Many A Little A FewA Lotof Much Many A Little A Few
A Lotof Much Many A Little A Few
Hasan Ege
 
Making suggestions
Making suggestionsMaking suggestions
Making suggestions
Saro Rosales
 
Present Perfect Tense
Present Perfect TensePresent Perfect Tense
Present Perfect Tense
IES Rosario de Acuña
 

Viewers also liked (20)

Reporting
ReportingReporting
Reporting
 
Halloween 2017
Halloween 2017Halloween 2017
Halloween 2017
 
Visita a "Yo, animal" el 25 de octubre de 2017
Visita a "Yo, animal" el 25 de octubre de 2017Visita a "Yo, animal" el 25 de octubre de 2017
Visita a "Yo, animal" el 25 de octubre de 2017
 
The Future with the Simpsons
The Future with the SimpsonsThe Future with the Simpsons
The Future with the Simpsons
 
Linking words & phrases
Linking words & phrasesLinking words & phrases
Linking words & phrases
 
Make, allow & let
Make, allow & letMake, allow & let
Make, allow & let
 
Houses copia
Houses   copiaHouses   copia
Houses copia
 
Whatmakesagoodteacher 090411232944 Phpapp01
Whatmakesagoodteacher 090411232944 Phpapp01Whatmakesagoodteacher 090411232944 Phpapp01
Whatmakesagoodteacher 090411232944 Phpapp01
 
Forandagainst
ForandagainstForandagainst
Forandagainst
 
Requests and permission in english
Requests and permission in englishRequests and permission in english
Requests and permission in english
 
Present Perfect
Present PerfectPresent Perfect
Present Perfect
 
I Feel A Great Friend Would...
I Feel A Great Friend Would...I Feel A Great Friend Would...
I Feel A Great Friend Would...
 
Relative Clauses
Relative ClausesRelative Clauses
Relative Clauses
 
Past Tenses. Past Perfect, Past Simple and Continuous
Past Tenses. Past Perfect, Past Simple and ContinuousPast Tenses. Past Perfect, Past Simple and Continuous
Past Tenses. Past Perfect, Past Simple and Continuous
 
British education.
British education.British education.
British education.
 
Christmas traditions in Great Britain
Christmas traditions in Great BritainChristmas traditions in Great Britain
Christmas traditions in Great Britain
 
Writing a review
Writing a reviewWriting a review
Writing a review
 
A Lotof Much Many A Little A Few
A Lotof Much Many A Little A FewA Lotof Much Many A Little A Few
A Lotof Much Many A Little A Few
 
Making suggestions
Making suggestionsMaking suggestions
Making suggestions
 
Present Perfect Tense
Present Perfect TensePresent Perfect Tense
Present Perfect Tense
 

Similar to Present Simple v. Present Continuous

Simple&Continuos Present Intermediate Level
Simple&Continuos Present Intermediate LevelSimple&Continuos Present Intermediate Level
Simple&Continuos Present Intermediate Level
José Antonio Romero Tena
 
Present simple-versus-present-continuous
Present simple-versus-present-continuousPresent simple-versus-present-continuous
Present simple-versus-present-continuous
lilibet777
 
Spoken English Beginner Session 5 - Present Simple & Present Continuous Tens...
Spoken English Beginner  Session 5 - Present Simple & Present Continuous Tens...Spoken English Beginner  Session 5 - Present Simple & Present Continuous Tens...
Spoken English Beginner Session 5 - Present Simple & Present Continuous Tens...
Ash (Ashvini) Vyas
 
Present simple
Present simplePresent simple
Present simple
Diego Arenas
 
Tenses
TensesTenses
Revision first term
Revision first termRevision first term
Revision first term
Carmen Olmedo Rueda
 
20CS313 basics-of-english-grammar.pptx
20CS313 basics-of-english-grammar.pptx20CS313 basics-of-english-grammar.pptx
20CS313 basics-of-english-grammar.pptx
Sankar Lal
 
English grammar tenses
English grammar tensesEnglish grammar tenses
English grammar tenses
afrgiatreli
 
Present continuos and present continuous v/s present simple
 Present continuos and present continuous v/s present simple Present continuos and present continuous v/s present simple
Present continuos and present continuous v/s present simple
sebanavarro
 
BE, HAVE AND HAVE GOT.pptx
BE, HAVE AND HAVE GOT.pptxBE, HAVE AND HAVE GOT.pptx
BE, HAVE AND HAVE GOT.pptx
CelesteSaavedra9
 
Verbtensespresentsimple 090314094456-phpapp02
Verbtensespresentsimple 090314094456-phpapp02Verbtensespresentsimple 090314094456-phpapp02
Verbtensespresentsimple 090314094456-phpapp02
theartih
 
The Present Continuous Tense.pdf
The Present Continuous Tense.pdfThe Present Continuous Tense.pdf
The Present Continuous Tense.pdf
NetziValdelomar1
 
Active and passive sentences X IPA 4
Active and passive sentences X IPA 4Active and passive sentences X IPA 4
Active and passive sentences X IPA 4
Restu S
 
Unit 3
Unit 3Unit 3
Unit 3
elopezuned
 
Tenses
TensesTenses
Tenses
TensesTenses
English tenses
English tensesEnglish tenses
English tenses
jeselen
 
Present perfect
Present perfectPresent perfect
Present perfect
ctornero
 
Tenses
TensesTenses
Tenses
Akash pandey
 
ENGLISH GRAMMAR
ENGLISH GRAMMARENGLISH GRAMMAR

Similar to Present Simple v. Present Continuous (20)

Simple&Continuos Present Intermediate Level
Simple&Continuos Present Intermediate LevelSimple&Continuos Present Intermediate Level
Simple&Continuos Present Intermediate Level
 
Present simple-versus-present-continuous
Present simple-versus-present-continuousPresent simple-versus-present-continuous
Present simple-versus-present-continuous
 
Spoken English Beginner Session 5 - Present Simple & Present Continuous Tens...
Spoken English Beginner  Session 5 - Present Simple & Present Continuous Tens...Spoken English Beginner  Session 5 - Present Simple & Present Continuous Tens...
Spoken English Beginner Session 5 - Present Simple & Present Continuous Tens...
 
Present simple
Present simplePresent simple
Present simple
 
Tenses
TensesTenses
Tenses
 
Revision first term
Revision first termRevision first term
Revision first term
 
20CS313 basics-of-english-grammar.pptx
20CS313 basics-of-english-grammar.pptx20CS313 basics-of-english-grammar.pptx
20CS313 basics-of-english-grammar.pptx
 
English grammar tenses
English grammar tensesEnglish grammar tenses
English grammar tenses
 
Present continuos and present continuous v/s present simple
 Present continuos and present continuous v/s present simple Present continuos and present continuous v/s present simple
Present continuos and present continuous v/s present simple
 
BE, HAVE AND HAVE GOT.pptx
BE, HAVE AND HAVE GOT.pptxBE, HAVE AND HAVE GOT.pptx
BE, HAVE AND HAVE GOT.pptx
 
Verbtensespresentsimple 090314094456-phpapp02
Verbtensespresentsimple 090314094456-phpapp02Verbtensespresentsimple 090314094456-phpapp02
Verbtensespresentsimple 090314094456-phpapp02
 
The Present Continuous Tense.pdf
The Present Continuous Tense.pdfThe Present Continuous Tense.pdf
The Present Continuous Tense.pdf
 
Active and passive sentences X IPA 4
Active and passive sentences X IPA 4Active and passive sentences X IPA 4
Active and passive sentences X IPA 4
 
Unit 3
Unit 3Unit 3
Unit 3
 
Tenses
TensesTenses
Tenses
 
Tenses
TensesTenses
Tenses
 
English tenses
English tensesEnglish tenses
English tenses
 
Present perfect
Present perfectPresent perfect
Present perfect
 
Tenses
TensesTenses
Tenses
 
ENGLISH GRAMMAR
ENGLISH GRAMMARENGLISH GRAMMAR
ENGLISH GRAMMAR
 

More from Ana Sancho

Past simple and present perfect
Past simple and present perfectPast simple and present perfect
Past simple and present perfect
Ana Sancho
 
Future continuous
Future continuousFuture continuous
Future continuous
Ana Sancho
 
Relative clauses
Relative clausesRelative clauses
Relative clauses
Ana Sancho
 
Presentperfectsimple
PresentperfectsimplePresentperfectsimple
Presentperfectsimple
Ana Sancho
 
Future tenses
Future tensesFuture tenses
Future tenses
Ana Sancho
 
Simple past and past continuous
Simple past and past continuousSimple past and past continuous
Simple past and past continuous
Ana Sancho
 
Present continuous
Present continuousPresent continuous
Present continuous
Ana Sancho
 
Present simple
Present simplePresent simple
Present simple
Ana Sancho
 
Present simple
Present simplePresent simple
Present simple
Ana Sancho
 
Present simple
Present simplePresent simple
Present simple
Ana Sancho
 
Modal verbs
Modal verbsModal verbs
Modal verbs
Ana Sancho
 
Present perfect simple and present perfect continuous
Present perfect simple and present perfect continuousPresent perfect simple and present perfect continuous
Present perfect simple and present perfect continuous
Ana Sancho
 
Last night i had the strangest dream
Last night i had the strangest dreamLast night i had the strangest dream
Last night i had the strangest dream
Ana Sancho
 
Nociones básicas
Nociones básicasNociones básicas
Nociones básicas
Ana Sancho
 
Constructing knowledge with blogs
Constructing knowledge with blogsConstructing knowledge with blogs
Constructing knowledge with blogs
Ana Sancho
 
The Passive
The PassiveThe Passive
The Passive
Ana Sancho
 
Past tenses
Past tensesPast tenses
Past tenses
Ana Sancho
 

More from Ana Sancho (17)

Past simple and present perfect
Past simple and present perfectPast simple and present perfect
Past simple and present perfect
 
Future continuous
Future continuousFuture continuous
Future continuous
 
Relative clauses
Relative clausesRelative clauses
Relative clauses
 
Presentperfectsimple
PresentperfectsimplePresentperfectsimple
Presentperfectsimple
 
Future tenses
Future tensesFuture tenses
Future tenses
 
Simple past and past continuous
Simple past and past continuousSimple past and past continuous
Simple past and past continuous
 
Present continuous
Present continuousPresent continuous
Present continuous
 
Present simple
Present simplePresent simple
Present simple
 
Present simple
Present simplePresent simple
Present simple
 
Present simple
Present simplePresent simple
Present simple
 
Modal verbs
Modal verbsModal verbs
Modal verbs
 
Present perfect simple and present perfect continuous
Present perfect simple and present perfect continuousPresent perfect simple and present perfect continuous
Present perfect simple and present perfect continuous
 
Last night i had the strangest dream
Last night i had the strangest dreamLast night i had the strangest dream
Last night i had the strangest dream
 
Nociones básicas
Nociones básicasNociones básicas
Nociones básicas
 
Constructing knowledge with blogs
Constructing knowledge with blogsConstructing knowledge with blogs
Constructing knowledge with blogs
 
The Passive
The PassiveThe Passive
The Passive
 
Past tenses
Past tensesPast tenses
Past tenses
 

Recently uploaded

BRIGADA ESKWELA OPENING PROGRAM KICK OFF.pptx
BRIGADA ESKWELA OPENING PROGRAM KICK OFF.pptxBRIGADA ESKWELA OPENING PROGRAM KICK OFF.pptx
BRIGADA ESKWELA OPENING PROGRAM KICK OFF.pptx
kambal1234567890
 
"DANH SÁCH THÍ SINH XÉT TUYỂN SỚM ĐỦ ĐIỀU KIỆN TRÚNG TUYỂN ĐẠI HỌC CHÍNH QUY ...
"DANH SÁCH THÍ SINH XÉT TUYỂN SỚM ĐỦ ĐIỀU KIỆN TRÚNG TUYỂN ĐẠI HỌC CHÍNH QUY ..."DANH SÁCH THÍ SINH XÉT TUYỂN SỚM ĐỦ ĐIỀU KIỆN TRÚNG TUYỂN ĐẠI HỌC CHÍNH QUY ...
"DANH SÁCH THÍ SINH XÉT TUYỂN SỚM ĐỦ ĐIỀU KIỆN TRÚNG TUYỂN ĐẠI HỌC CHÍNH QUY ...
thanhluan21
 
How to Handle the Separate Discount Account on Invoice in Odoo 17
How to Handle the Separate Discount Account on Invoice in Odoo 17How to Handle the Separate Discount Account on Invoice in Odoo 17
How to Handle the Separate Discount Account on Invoice in Odoo 17
Celine George
 
How to Manage Early Receipt Printing in Odoo 17 POS
How to Manage Early Receipt Printing in Odoo 17 POSHow to Manage Early Receipt Printing in Odoo 17 POS
How to Manage Early Receipt Printing in Odoo 17 POS
Celine George
 
Genetics Teaching Plan: Dr.Kshirsagar R.V.
Genetics Teaching Plan: Dr.Kshirsagar R.V.Genetics Teaching Plan: Dr.Kshirsagar R.V.
Genetics Teaching Plan: Dr.Kshirsagar R.V.
DrRavindrakshirsagar1
 
How to Add Colour Kanban Records in Odoo 17 Notebook
How to Add Colour Kanban Records in Odoo 17 NotebookHow to Add Colour Kanban Records in Odoo 17 Notebook
How to Add Colour Kanban Records in Odoo 17 Notebook
Celine George
 
SEQUNCES Lecture_Notes_Unit4_chapter11_sequence
SEQUNCES  Lecture_Notes_Unit4_chapter11_sequenceSEQUNCES  Lecture_Notes_Unit4_chapter11_sequence
SEQUNCES Lecture_Notes_Unit4_chapter11_sequence
Murugan Solaiyappan
 
Odoo 17 Social Marketing - Lead Generation On Facebook
Odoo 17 Social Marketing - Lead Generation On FacebookOdoo 17 Social Marketing - Lead Generation On Facebook
Odoo 17 Social Marketing - Lead Generation On Facebook
Celine George
 
NC Public Schools Involved in NCDPI, Zipline Partnership
NC Public Schools Involved in NCDPI, Zipline PartnershipNC Public Schools Involved in NCDPI, Zipline Partnership
NC Public Schools Involved in NCDPI, Zipline Partnership
Mebane Rash
 
matatag curriculum education for Kindergarten
matatag curriculum education for Kindergartenmatatag curriculum education for Kindergarten
matatag curriculum education for Kindergarten
SarahAlie1
 
(T.L.E.) Agriculture: Essentials of Gardening
(T.L.E.) Agriculture: Essentials of Gardening(T.L.E.) Agriculture: Essentials of Gardening
(T.L.E.) Agriculture: Essentials of Gardening
MJDuyan
 
Bedok NEWater Photostory - COM322 Assessment (Story 2)
Bedok NEWater Photostory - COM322 Assessment (Story 2)Bedok NEWater Photostory - COM322 Assessment (Story 2)
Bedok NEWater Photostory - COM322 Assessment (Story 2)
Liyana Rozaini
 
Configuring Single Sign-On (SSO) via Identity Management | MuleSoft Mysore Me...
Configuring Single Sign-On (SSO) via Identity Management | MuleSoft Mysore Me...Configuring Single Sign-On (SSO) via Identity Management | MuleSoft Mysore Me...
Configuring Single Sign-On (SSO) via Identity Management | MuleSoft Mysore Me...
MysoreMuleSoftMeetup
 
CTD Punjab Police Past Papers MCQs PPSC PDF
CTD Punjab Police Past Papers MCQs PPSC PDFCTD Punjab Police Past Papers MCQs PPSC PDF
CTD Punjab Police Past Papers MCQs PPSC PDF
hammadmughal76316
 
2024 KWL Back 2 School Summer Conference
2024 KWL Back 2 School Summer Conference2024 KWL Back 2 School Summer Conference
2024 KWL Back 2 School Summer Conference
KlettWorldLanguages
 
Year-to-Date Filter in Odoo 17 Dashboard
Year-to-Date Filter in Odoo 17 DashboardYear-to-Date Filter in Odoo 17 Dashboard
Year-to-Date Filter in Odoo 17 Dashboard
Celine George
 
Edukasyong Pantahanan at Pangkabuhayan 1: Personal Hygiene
Edukasyong Pantahanan at  Pangkabuhayan 1: Personal HygieneEdukasyong Pantahanan at  Pangkabuhayan 1: Personal Hygiene
Edukasyong Pantahanan at Pangkabuhayan 1: Personal Hygiene
MJDuyan
 
National Learning Camp Grade 7 ENGLISH 7-LESSON 7.pptx
National Learning Camp Grade 7 ENGLISH 7-LESSON 7.pptxNational Learning Camp Grade 7 ENGLISH 7-LESSON 7.pptx
National Learning Camp Grade 7 ENGLISH 7-LESSON 7.pptx
EdsNatividad
 
Kesadaran_Berbangsa_dan_Bernegara_Nasion.pptx
Kesadaran_Berbangsa_dan_Bernegara_Nasion.pptxKesadaran_Berbangsa_dan_Bernegara_Nasion.pptx
Kesadaran_Berbangsa_dan_Bernegara_Nasion.pptx
artenzmartenkai
 
New Features in Odoo 17 Sign - Odoo 17 Slides
New Features in Odoo 17 Sign - Odoo 17 SlidesNew Features in Odoo 17 Sign - Odoo 17 Slides
New Features in Odoo 17 Sign - Odoo 17 Slides
Celine George
 

Recently uploaded (20)

BRIGADA ESKWELA OPENING PROGRAM KICK OFF.pptx
BRIGADA ESKWELA OPENING PROGRAM KICK OFF.pptxBRIGADA ESKWELA OPENING PROGRAM KICK OFF.pptx
BRIGADA ESKWELA OPENING PROGRAM KICK OFF.pptx
 
"DANH SÁCH THÍ SINH XÉT TUYỂN SỚM ĐỦ ĐIỀU KIỆN TRÚNG TUYỂN ĐẠI HỌC CHÍNH QUY ...
"DANH SÁCH THÍ SINH XÉT TUYỂN SỚM ĐỦ ĐIỀU KIỆN TRÚNG TUYỂN ĐẠI HỌC CHÍNH QUY ..."DANH SÁCH THÍ SINH XÉT TUYỂN SỚM ĐỦ ĐIỀU KIỆN TRÚNG TUYỂN ĐẠI HỌC CHÍNH QUY ...
"DANH SÁCH THÍ SINH XÉT TUYỂN SỚM ĐỦ ĐIỀU KIỆN TRÚNG TUYỂN ĐẠI HỌC CHÍNH QUY ...
 
How to Handle the Separate Discount Account on Invoice in Odoo 17
How to Handle the Separate Discount Account on Invoice in Odoo 17How to Handle the Separate Discount Account on Invoice in Odoo 17
How to Handle the Separate Discount Account on Invoice in Odoo 17
 
How to Manage Early Receipt Printing in Odoo 17 POS
How to Manage Early Receipt Printing in Odoo 17 POSHow to Manage Early Receipt Printing in Odoo 17 POS
How to Manage Early Receipt Printing in Odoo 17 POS
 
Genetics Teaching Plan: Dr.Kshirsagar R.V.
Genetics Teaching Plan: Dr.Kshirsagar R.V.Genetics Teaching Plan: Dr.Kshirsagar R.V.
Genetics Teaching Plan: Dr.Kshirsagar R.V.
 
How to Add Colour Kanban Records in Odoo 17 Notebook
How to Add Colour Kanban Records in Odoo 17 NotebookHow to Add Colour Kanban Records in Odoo 17 Notebook
How to Add Colour Kanban Records in Odoo 17 Notebook
 
SEQUNCES Lecture_Notes_Unit4_chapter11_sequence
SEQUNCES  Lecture_Notes_Unit4_chapter11_sequenceSEQUNCES  Lecture_Notes_Unit4_chapter11_sequence
SEQUNCES Lecture_Notes_Unit4_chapter11_sequence
 
Odoo 17 Social Marketing - Lead Generation On Facebook
Odoo 17 Social Marketing - Lead Generation On FacebookOdoo 17 Social Marketing - Lead Generation On Facebook
Odoo 17 Social Marketing - Lead Generation On Facebook
 
NC Public Schools Involved in NCDPI, Zipline Partnership
NC Public Schools Involved in NCDPI, Zipline PartnershipNC Public Schools Involved in NCDPI, Zipline Partnership
NC Public Schools Involved in NCDPI, Zipline Partnership
 
matatag curriculum education for Kindergarten
matatag curriculum education for Kindergartenmatatag curriculum education for Kindergarten
matatag curriculum education for Kindergarten
 
(T.L.E.) Agriculture: Essentials of Gardening
(T.L.E.) Agriculture: Essentials of Gardening(T.L.E.) Agriculture: Essentials of Gardening
(T.L.E.) Agriculture: Essentials of Gardening
 
Bedok NEWater Photostory - COM322 Assessment (Story 2)
Bedok NEWater Photostory - COM322 Assessment (Story 2)Bedok NEWater Photostory - COM322 Assessment (Story 2)
Bedok NEWater Photostory - COM322 Assessment (Story 2)
 
Configuring Single Sign-On (SSO) via Identity Management | MuleSoft Mysore Me...
Configuring Single Sign-On (SSO) via Identity Management | MuleSoft Mysore Me...Configuring Single Sign-On (SSO) via Identity Management | MuleSoft Mysore Me...
Configuring Single Sign-On (SSO) via Identity Management | MuleSoft Mysore Me...
 
CTD Punjab Police Past Papers MCQs PPSC PDF
CTD Punjab Police Past Papers MCQs PPSC PDFCTD Punjab Police Past Papers MCQs PPSC PDF
CTD Punjab Police Past Papers MCQs PPSC PDF
 
2024 KWL Back 2 School Summer Conference
2024 KWL Back 2 School Summer Conference2024 KWL Back 2 School Summer Conference
2024 KWL Back 2 School Summer Conference
 
Year-to-Date Filter in Odoo 17 Dashboard
Year-to-Date Filter in Odoo 17 DashboardYear-to-Date Filter in Odoo 17 Dashboard
Year-to-Date Filter in Odoo 17 Dashboard
 
Edukasyong Pantahanan at Pangkabuhayan 1: Personal Hygiene
Edukasyong Pantahanan at  Pangkabuhayan 1: Personal HygieneEdukasyong Pantahanan at  Pangkabuhayan 1: Personal Hygiene
Edukasyong Pantahanan at Pangkabuhayan 1: Personal Hygiene
 
National Learning Camp Grade 7 ENGLISH 7-LESSON 7.pptx
National Learning Camp Grade 7 ENGLISH 7-LESSON 7.pptxNational Learning Camp Grade 7 ENGLISH 7-LESSON 7.pptx
National Learning Camp Grade 7 ENGLISH 7-LESSON 7.pptx
 
Kesadaran_Berbangsa_dan_Bernegara_Nasion.pptx
Kesadaran_Berbangsa_dan_Bernegara_Nasion.pptxKesadaran_Berbangsa_dan_Bernegara_Nasion.pptx
Kesadaran_Berbangsa_dan_Bernegara_Nasion.pptx
 
New Features in Odoo 17 Sign - Odoo 17 Slides
New Features in Odoo 17 Sign - Odoo 17 SlidesNew Features in Odoo 17 Sign - Odoo 17 Slides
New Features in Odoo 17 Sign - Odoo 17 Slides
 

Present Simple v. Present Continuous

  • 1. The Present tenses Simple Present and Present Continuous
  • 2. Simple Present We form affirmative statements with a subject and a verb or a verb + -s or –es I like tennis Mary likes tennis We use the auxiliary verbs do/does to form negative statements, questions and short answers We don’t like football John doesn’t like baseball Why do you like tennis? Do you like squash? Does John like baseball? What does the referee do? Yes, we do No, he doesn’t
  • 3. Uses of the present simple To describe repeated actions or habits I get up at seven every morning To talk about things that are always or generally true The sun sets in the west To describe a permanent situation or a condition with no definite start or finish but which is true now We live in London With adverbs of frequency such as always, usually, … She often studies in the library With time expressions such as every day/ week/ year, in the morning/ afternoon/ evening and at night I go to the gym once a week To express future meaning with actions and events that are part of a fixed timetable The train leaves at 8’30 To describe a scene in the past in a vivid way Then he comes and says …
  • 4. Verb endings Present Simple We add –s to most verbs: walks, gets, … We add –es to verbs that end in sh, ch, ss or o: finishes, goes, catches , … If a verb ends in a consonant +y, we change the y to i and add –es: tries, studies, … If a verb ends in a vowel +y, we add –s: pays, plays, …
  • 5. Present Continuous We form the Present Continuous tense with the present tense of be + a verb + -ing They are playing baseball They aren’t succeeding Who is winning? Why is that player running now?
  • 6. Uses of the Present Continuous To talk about something which is in progress at the moment of speaking It is raining now To talk about something which is in progress around the present, but not exactly at the time of speaking Peter is looking for a job these days To talk about situations which are developing or temporary Computers are becoming more and more important in our lives With adverbs such as always or constantly to express complaints and annoyance He is always calling me late at night With time expressions such as now, at the moment, at present, these days, nowadays and today I’m writing an e-mail right now To talk about future arrangements or plans I’m meeting Peter tomorrow
  • 7. Verb endings Present Continuous For most verbs, we add –ing: starting, playing, studying, … If the verb ends in a consonant +e, we drop –e and add –ing: living, deciding, … If the verb has one syllable and ends in a single vowel + a consonant, we double the consonant and add –ing: stopping, planning, … Exceptions: If the verb ends in w or x, we don’t double the final consonant: fixing, showing, … If the verb has 2 syllables, ends in a vowel + a consonant and the stress on the last syllable, it doubles the final consonant: preferring, beginning If the verb has 2 syllables and ends in –l, it doubles the l: travelling If the verb ends in –ie, it changes –ie to –y and adds –ing: tying, dying
  • 8. Stative and action verbs Stative verbs They describe a state. Something that is and stays the same He seems very tired There are different types: Verbs of senses: feel, see, sound, hear, smell, taste Verbs of mental states: believe, realise, remember, know, … Verbs of possession: belong, have, own, possess Verbs of feeling or emotion: like, hate, adore, love, wish, … Verbs of measurement: weigh, contain, cost, measure Other verbs that express states: be, exist, seem, owe, require
  • 9. Stative and action verbs Action verbs An action verb describes an action, something that happens I’m reading Action verbs can be in the continuous form I read a book every week This week, I’m reading Moby Dick
  • 10. Stative and action verbs Change of meaning Some verbs change their meaning depending if we use them in the progressive or non-progressive form Think He thinks it is a good idea He is thinking about eating a biscuit Have She has (got) a mobile phone She’s having a great time She’s having breakfast Verbs of seeing and hearing Action verbs: watch, look at, listen to Non-action verbs: see, hear
  • 11. Thanks to Grammar in view, MacGraw Hill Ana Sancho October 2007