logging in or signing up PRESENT SIMPLE VS PRESENT CONTINUOUS 2 jessykoleth Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Copy Does not support media & animations WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 1105 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: March 24, 2011 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 1 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... By: okay.secil (19 month(s) ago) very nice presentation thank you Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close By: jessykoleth (24 month(s) ago) sure help yourself Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close By: emrooa (24 month(s) ago) can i download this presentation please Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close By: Alreem (26 month(s) ago) wooooooooow Saving..... Post Reply Close By: jessykoleth (25 month(s) ago) i guess you liked it Saving..... Edit Comment Close Premium member Presentation Transcript Present Simple vs. Present Continuous: Present Simple vs. Present Continuous Jessy Rivera1. The simple present tense: 1. The simple present tense The simple present tense is used for two main types of action: Habits Actions which happen regularly (for example, every day or every week) States Things which do not often change (for example, opinions and conditions)Some examples will help to make this clearer: : Some examples will help to make this clearer: Young-Mi goes to class every day. “Every day” is a habit. It rains a lot in Vancouver. This means that it rains often. Santos always talks about his family. “Always” means this is a habit. Jerry spends Christmas with his parents. This implies that he spends Christmas with his parents every year.Slide 4: Bianca lives in Florida. This is a state, because it doesn't change. Jean-Paul has red hair. Someone's hair colour doesn't usually change. Martin likes chocolate. When we like something, usually we will always like it. Anna believes in God. Beliefs and opinions are states. They don't often change.2. The present continuous tense: 2. The present continuous tense The present continuous tense is used for two main types of action: A temporary action happening now Something which is going on right now (but it will stop in the future) A definite plan for the future Something we intend to do, usually in the near futureHere are some examples: : Here are some examples: John is winning the game. Right now, John is winning, but the game isn't finished yet. It's raining outside. It's raining right now (but it may stop soon). Soraya's working in the library. She's working there right now. Sihol is spending Christmas with his family. He's spending Christmas with his family right now, this year. (Maybe next year he won't.)Slide 7: I'm playing soccer tomorrow. This plan is already arranged and definite. Sarah's leaving for San Francisco on Friday. She has probably already bought her ticket. The Olympics are taking place here next year. This is already certain. I'm having a party next week. All the plans have been madeEXERCISE: EXERCISE I ________ you're crazy! think am thinking Salman is rich — he ________ a Mercedes. drives is drivingSlide 9: Once a week, I ________ to an art class at the college. go am going Marie-Claude isn't a Canadian. I ________ she comes from France. believe am believingSlide 10: It ________ quite hard — perhaps we shouldn't go out tonight. snows is snowing Look! Junko ________ into the water. jumps is jumpingSlide 11: I ________ lunch in the cafeteria every day. have am having You won't find Jerry at home right now. He ________ in the library. studies is studyingSlide 12: I ________ to Toronto next Thursday. Do you want to come? go am going Don't give Jan any cheese. She ________ it! hates is hatingPut the verb in brackets in the correct form (present simple or present continuous).: Put the verb in brackets in the correct form (present simple or present continuous). Next week, my friends and I ________(go) camping in the woods. I_________ (organize) the food, because I __________(like) cooking. Dave ________(have) a big car with a trailer, so he ___________(plan) the transportation. Sam __________(bring) the tent — he ________(go) camping every year, so he _________(have) a great tent and lots of other equipment. My wife _____________(think) we're crazy. She_________ (like) holidays in comfortable hotels, so she ________(take) a trip to Paris instead.Slide 14: Thank you!!!!! You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.