Present simple and present continuous 3r eso

1,285 views

Published on

0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,285
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
406
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
10
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Present simple and present continuous 3r eso

  1. 1. Present simple <ul><li>We use the present simple… </li></ul><ul><li>1)For routines and habits : They practise sport every week. </li></ul><ul><li>2) For general truths, laws of nature : Water boils at 100 degrees. </li></ul><ul><li>3) For feelings and thoughts : I love reggae music. </li></ul><ul><li>4) For permanent states : I live in Milan. </li></ul>
  2. 2. Present simple, affirmative form <ul><li>In the third person singular ( he/she/it ), we add </li></ul><ul><li>– s to the verb: My brother love s reggae. (love) </li></ul><ul><li>With verbs ending in –ss, -sh, -ch, -x and –o , we add –es : She watch es a lot of TV. (watch) </li></ul><ul><li>He go es to the gym everyday. (go) </li></ul><ul><li>With verbs ending in a consonant + -y, we change the –y to –ies : He tr ies to speak French. (try) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Present simple, negative form and questions <ul><li>We use the auxiliary don’t/doesn’t, do/does : </li></ul><ul><li>I don’t like reggae. </li></ul><ul><li>My brother doesn’t like reggae. </li></ul><ul><li>Do you like reggae? Yes, I do. </li></ul><ul><li>Does your brother like reggae? No, he doesn’t. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Present continuous <ul><li>1)We use the present continuous for actions that are in progress now, or around the time when we are talking: </li></ul><ul><li>I am teaching English. (teach) </li></ul><ul><li>The sun is shining . (shine) </li></ul><ul><li>It isn’t raining . (rain) </li></ul><ul><li>2)We also use the present continuous for temporary situations: </li></ul><ul><li>I usually live in Milan, but I’ m living in Florence at the moment. (live) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Present continuous, affirmative, negative, questions <ul><li>We use three (3) elements : 1) the subject + 2) the verb to be + 3) a verb ending in –ing : </li></ul><ul><li>He is watching TV. </li></ul><ul><li>I’m not teaching Catalan. </li></ul><ul><li>You aren’t doing your homework. </li></ul><ul><li>● In questions, we use a different order : 1) the verb to be + 2) the subject + 3) a verb ending in –ing : </li></ul><ul><li>Is he watching TV? Yes, he is. </li></ul><ul><li>Are you teaching Catalan? No, I’m not. </li></ul><ul><li>Are you doing your homework? No, we aren’t. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Time expressions <ul><li>We use every day, once/twice a week, on Mondays… and adverbs of frequency (never, hardly ever, sometimes, often, usually, always) with the present simple: </li></ul><ul><li>He plays computer games every day . </li></ul><ul><li>We use at the moment, now, today … with the present continuous: </li></ul><ul><li>He’ s playing a football computer game now . </li></ul>

×