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

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The Census Taker

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

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