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Paul's Present Continuous Listening Activity Click on link to see more information on person saying the verbs vocabulary. Para más información sobre la persona que pone su voz a la actividad consultar el enlace. Sounds by: Clases de Inglés Activity by Steven Starry - Alcorcón, Villaviciosa, Leganés If you pause with the mouse icon over the image and wait for a moment, you will see a text box with the vocabulary word. Si detienes el ratón sobre cada imagen y esperas un momento te saldrá un recuadro de texto que te indicará la palabra a que hace referencia la imagen. Practice: 1. Practica: 1. Activities (Actividades): Possible answers: (Respuestas posibles) Main Activity: Present Continuous Activities
Free online games to learn English - Verbs vocabulary, What's he doing?, present participle practice Learn English online with games - vocabulary games, spelling games, grammar games, questions and answers with this free online program from MES Games. , grammar games, spelling and question and answer exercises to learn English online. Practice spelling, vocabulary, speaking, questions and answers, as well a grammar with these great games and activities. This game focuses on verbs with four main sections. The questions and answers for this game are as follows. Other notes: The spelling game will accept the vocabulary word as is, "eat", in the infinitive, "to eat", or the present participle "eating". For classroom resources to match this vocabulary game, check out the links below: More activities and games to learn English: Update: Learn more about the badge system --> check out the badge page for information on how to earn badges, how to print badges, how teachers can use the badges in their classrooms.
Using Visualisation for the Present Continuous This is an idea I tried out with an elementary group of young learners the other day. The focus in the coursebook was on teaching the present continuous for actions that are happening now and at the book had very helpfully provided a recorded phone conversation between two people meeting at a railway station that went something like this: “Where are you?” “I’m standing on platform nine and three quarters. Where are you?” “I’m waiting under the big clock. “I’m wearing a red t-shirt. “I’m wearing a yellow t-shirt. “Hello Frank.” “Hello Matilda.” * And are we really sure we want to be teaching our learners the phrase “What are you wearing?” Having achieved “presentation” we then moved onto “practice”, which involved a nice un-jumbling word order task, because apparently putting words into the correct order helps the learners to process the meaning and use of the present continuous. “I am sitting down.” So I thought that using visualisation techniques might work better. Look up at the sky.
Simple Present vs. Present Progressive Exercises and tests Form See also explanations on Simple Present and Present Progressive Use In general or right now? Do you want to express that something happens in general or that something is happening right now? Timetable / Schedule or arrangement? Do you want to express that something is arranged for the near future? Daily routine or just for a limited period of time? Do you want to talk about a daily routine? Certain Verbs The following verbs are usually only used in Simple Present (not in the progressive form). state: be, cost, fit, mean, suitExample: We are on holiday. possession: belong, haveExample: Sam has a cat. senses: feel, hear, see, smell, taste, touchExample: He feels the cold. feelings: hate, hope, like, love, prefer, regret, want, wishExample: Jane loves pizza. brain work: believe, know, think, understandExample: I believe you. Exercies on Simple Present and Present Progressive Tests on Simple Present and Present Progressive