Present Continuous Tense and Present Simple Tense We
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Present Continuous Tense and Present Simple Tense
We use Present Simple Tense to: ü Talk about facts (something that exists or occurs) This jacket costs $75. 00. I live in London.
We use Present Simple Tense to: üTalk about actions that happen again and again. (habits, regular occurences, customs, routines) Max reads watches books TV every day. .
PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE • Add S to most verbs. • Add ES to verbs that end in: CH - O - SH - X - Z watch. ES – do. ES – kiss. ES – wash. ES – fix. ES - buzz. ES
PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE TIME EXPRESSIONS • every day / month / year • once a day / week / month / year • twice a day / week / month / year • three times a day/week/month/year • in the morning / evening / afternoon • at night • always/usually/often/sometimes/never • Today • on Monday/Thursday / etc • in July / August / etc
We use Present Continuous Tense to: ü Talk about an action that is happening (at the moment of speaking) Max is watching TV now Max is reading a book now
PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE • Verbs that end in E, drop e and add ING. write writing ride riding • One syllable verbs that ends in consonant: double the consonant then add ING stopping running
PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE TIME EXPRESSIONS • now • right now • at the moment