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Simple present

  1. 1. Salman AlShammari
  2. 2. Use Form Helpful links Simple Present 2
  3. 3. Use 1. General time: o Permanent situation e.g. Alice works for an insurance company. o Things that happen regularly. e.g. I play volleyball every Friday. Past Now Future Past * * * * Now * * * Future Simple Present 3
  4. 4. Use 2. Not used for things happening just around the present: Compare: It usually snows in January. Look. It is snowing. (Not… look. It snows.) I play volleyball every Friday. Where is Salman? He is playing volleyball. (Not… He plays volleyball. ) Simple Present 4
  5. 5. Use 3. Non-progressive verbs: I like this drink very much. (Not… I am liking). I believe you. (Not… I am believing you.) I see what you mean. (Not… I am seeing…) List of common verbs which are not used in progressive forms may be found in this link: http://esl.about.com/od/grammarstructures/a/a_a uxpres.htm Simple Present 5
  6. 6. Use 4. Talking about the future: His train arrives at 11:46. I start my new job tomorrow. He will sue anybody who touches his possessions. (Not… will touch…) I’ll phone you when I get home. (Not… will get) Why don’t you take a day off tomorrow? Simple Present 6
  7. 7. Form Simple Present 7
  8. 8. Form Simple Present 8
  9. 9. Form Simple Present 9
  10. 10. Helpful Links • Simple present tense – video: http://youtu.be/X8lu4_5F0hg • Non action verbs: http://youtu.be/mvtN9WOKqk8 http://youtu.be/i2MbvSq0BLU • Practice simple present: http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram- up/tests/simple-present-1 http://www.eclecticenglish.com/grammar/ PresentContinuous1H.html Simple Present 10
  • YudhaAdidharma

    May. 3, 2021

Simple present

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