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Present Continuous

Present Continuous
[am/is/are + present participle] Examples: You are watching TV. Are you watching TV? You are not watching TV. Complete List of Present Continuous Forms USE 1 Now Use the Present Continuous with Normal Verbs to express the idea that something is happening now, at this very moment. You are learning English now. USE 2 Longer Actions in Progress Now In English, "now" can mean: this second, today, this month, this year, this century, and so on. Examples: (All of these sentences can be said while eating dinner in a restaurant.) I am studying to become a doctor. USE 3 Near Future Sometimes, speakers use the Present Continuous to indicate that something will or will not happen in the near future. I am meeting some friends after work. USE 4 Repetition and Irritation with "Always" The Present Continuous with words such as "always" or "constantly" expresses the idea that something irritating or shocking often happens. She is always coming to class late. REMEMBER Non-Continuous Verbs/ Mixed Verbs

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Esl Simple Present Tense Page 1 - Two Minute English Learning English 2 Minutes at a Time. Esl Simple Present Tense More Videos Simple Present [VERB] + s/es in third person Examples: You speak English. Do you speak English? You do not speak English. Complete List of Simple Present Forms PowerPoint Jeopardy Templates Downloads, Educational PowerPoint Information Why should I use PowerPoint in my Classroom Today's students need a diversity of experiences in the classroom. PowerPoint activities used in moderation can help provide that diversity. Present Continuous - Practice Forming Present Continuous Tense. English Grammar Practice. Created by: Nikita Kovalyov Updated: June 2004 [ Present Continuous Tense - When to use ] [ Positive Sentences ] [ Negative Sentences ] [ Yes/No Questions ] [ Information Questions ] [ Practice Forming Present Continuous ] [ The ING Forms Of The Verbs ] [ English Action and State verbs ] [ Present Continuous and Present Simple Tenses ] [ Present Continuous Test ] Exercise: Put the verb in brackets in the correct form to make different form of the Present Continuous Tense. Answers John (read) a book now.What (you do) tonight?Jack and Peter (work) late today.Silvia (not listen) to music.Maria (sit) next to Paul.How many other students (you study) with?The phone (not ring).

Other, others and another A typical mistake my students make: * I like learning English but I don't like learning others languages. Others is not the plural form of other. Other can be an adjective or a pronoun, while others is always a pronoun. The Present Simple Tense Spelling Tip In the present simple 3rd person singular (he, she, it), add s, es, or ies to the base form of the verb. To regular verbs just add an s – Ex: travel >travels, give > gives, play >playsTo verbs that end in s, ss, sh, ch, x, and o, add an es – Ex: wash > washes, mix > mixes, go >goesTo verbs end in y after a consonant (any letter that isn’t a vowel), change the y to i and add es. Ex: study > studies, fly > flies

Sentence Structure: Learn about the four types of sentences! Thank goodness for sentences and sentence structure! Sentences are nice little packages of words that come together to express complete thoughts. They make it easy to understand ideas and learn information. Simple Present vs. Present Progressive Exercises and tests Form See also explanations on Simple Present and Present Progressive Use In general or right now? Common Errors in English Usage Use the search form below to find words and phrases on this site. About this Search Engine E e.g. / i.e. The Present Progressive Tense Spelling Tip Verbing (Present Participle) Add ing to most verbs. Ex. play > playing, cry > crying, bark > barkingFor verbs that end in e, remove the e and add ing. Ex: slide > sliding, ride > ridingFor verbs that end in ie, change the ie to y and add ing.

Simple Past [VERB+ed] or irregular verbs Examples: You called Debbie. English Sentence Structure: 4 Types of English Sentences Simple Sentence A simple sentence contains one independent clause. What’s an “independent clause”? ESL Classroom Jeopardy Quiz Show Irregular Verbs Past Simple ESL Interactive Fun Games Here we have the games carefully laid out for you. Follow the links to browse the variety of games offered. This is only the directory for interactive games and exercises. Our ESL fun games here include : Snakes and Ladders, Hangman, Spelling games, Wheel of Fortune, TV Games(Betting Game), Mazes, Memory Games, Matching exercises, Sequencing exercises, Picture Quizzes, Catch it and more.

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