1 Present Simple and Present Continuous
We use the PRESENT SIMPLE to talk about:
1) Regular habits and daily routines
I usually get up at 7 o'clock.
She doesn't often go to thecinema.
2) Present States
She lives in New York.
We have no money, but we´re happy
I love walking around late at night during the summer.
She hates flying!
4) Opinions and statesof mind
He doesn't agree with you.
I think he is a wonderful student
In statements we add –s or –es to verbs in the third person singular (ending, y changes to –ies: I carry; He carries).In questions and negative sentences we use the auxiliary does or do.
doesn’t rains a lot in November.
watch soap operas?
rain a lot in November
Time adverbials we use with the Present Simple : usually, always, often, sometimes, on Saturdays, at weekends (on weekends US English), rarely, on occasion, never, seldom
Present Simple – Practice
Write 5 sentences in Present Simple:
We use the PRESENT CONTINUOUS Tense to talk about:
The kids are watching TV.
I am sitting down, because I am tired
2)Activities happening around now, and not necessarily this very moment.
Sally is studying really hard for her examsthis week.
I am reading a really interesting book now.
‘m/ am not
on the sofa.
to school this week.
Am I sitting on the sofa?
to school this week?
Time adverbials used with the Present...
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