logging in or signing up simple present vs present continous tere_cq73 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 Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 2132 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (1) Dislike it (0) Added: November 18, 2010 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 7 Presentation Description Use and examples of Simple Present and Present Continous Comments Posting comment... By: nancollagegirl (26 month(s) ago) very nice and helpful thanks alot Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close By: Sandyblue (28 month(s) ago) Veery good and nice presentation, can you please sen it to may email please? Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close By: sol_lola13 (28 month(s) ago) very nice thnksss Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close By: carlosgallardo.cl (29 month(s) ago) very good, thank's Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close By: edbitzvi (29 month(s) ago) wow! love your presentation. Would it be possible to download it and use it in my ninth grade classroom. They often confuse the tenses and i get tired writing on the board. It also gets pretty messy. Thanks. Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close loading.... See all Premium member Presentation Transcript SIMPLE PRESENT VS. PRESENT PROGRESSIVE : SIMPLE PRESENT VS. PRESENT PROGRESSIVE Pre- Intermediate 1 SIMPLE PRESENT : SIMPLE PRESENT Use simple present to talk about things in general. We use it to say that something happens all the time or repeatedly or that something is true in general. - I usually leave for work at 8:00AM - The Earth goes around the sun. Use the simple present to express: Slide 3: - I get up at 7:30 everyday. - My brother smokes too much. A HABIT Slide 4: - Vegetarians don’t eat meat. - Nurses take care of patients in hospitals. A FACT WHICH IS ALWAYS TRUE Slide 5: - Rita works in a bank. - I live in New York. A FACT WHICH IS TRUE FOR A LONG TIME POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE FORMS : POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE FORMS QUESTION FORMS : QUESTION FORMS Do you like pizza? Yes, I do / No, I don’t Does he speak Chinese? Yes, he does / No, he doesn’t PRESENT CONTINOUS : PRESENT CONTINOUS Use the present continous to talk about unfinished actions that are happening at the moment of speaking. - The teacher is explaining a grammar lesson. Use the present continous to express: An activity happening now : An activity happening now They are playing football in the garden. She can’t talk now because she is washing her hair. An activity happening around now, but perhaps not at the moment of speaking : An activity happening around now, but perhaps not at the moment of speaking She is studying math at university. I’m reading a book by García Márquez. A planned future arrangement : A planned future arrangement I’m visiting my parents this weekend. Bill is meeting Diana tomorrow night. Check this out : Check this out We can use present continous only for actions or happenings. Some verbs are not action verbs. Example: I know vs I’m knowing Stative Verbs : Stative Verbs The case of think : The case of think When think means “believe,” don’t use the continous. - What do you think will hapen? - What are you thinking? You look worried. The case of see : You can say I’m seeing Luis tomorrow at 12pm. when the meaning is The case of see having a meeting. The case of have : When have means “possess,” don´t use the continous. I’m having a new car. I’m having lunch. We’re having a great time. The case of have Positive and Negative Forms : Positive and Negative Forms QUESTION FORMS : QUESTION FORMS Are you paying attention? Yes, we are / No, we aren’t Is Ana studying? Yes, she is / No, she isn’t You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.