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19- Choose the correct form for each verb. Click on the button beside the correct answer. It ________ quite hard — perhaps we shouldn't go out tonight. snows is snowingLook! Junko ________ into the water. jumps is jumpingI ________ you're crazy! think am thinkingDon't give Jan any cheese. She ________ it! Present simple and continuous tenses Many elementary students feel they cannot see the difference between these two tenses. To help them I have created a rap which explains the grammar and gives some example sentences, two mind maps explaining everything simply and several games to practise this grammar point. I hope you will find it useful. Present tenses – mind maps The first mind map explains the basics about the present simple tense: The second mind map has already been published here in the post on Present continuous tense. Present tenses – rap Watch the rap and then try to answer the comprehension questions in the game On target. Now try the comprehension game. Present tenses – games Now it is time to check whether you understand the grammar point. Do you like this post?

20 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. Grammar Games & Interactive Exercises - Click Here! Games for Practising Grammar: Present simple/present progressive games, past tense games, present perfect games, comparative/Superlatives and more... Vocabulary Games & Interactive Exercises - Click Here! Games for practising English vocabulary: Lots of games by topics and game types Pronunciation Games & Interactive Exercises - Click Here! Games to practice English pronunciation, phonetics and phonics. Reading/Spelling Games & Interactive Exercises - Click Here! Games and exercises to practice reading, spelling and lexis

Present simple or present continuous tense - improved I have already published a post on Present simple and continuous tense here. However, as my teaching situation changed I realize that I need a slightly different type of materials and a bit more of them. So in this post I add the following materials: a Song, Speaking exercise, graphical explanation of the usage of the tenses, three interactive games and a worksheet. I hope you will find these materials really useful. ADVERT: Present simple and continuous tense – visual presentation I recycle the mind maps which I used in the previous post, because they proved to be really great even at my new school. However, here is another graphical presentation of the two tenses. Present simple and continuous tense – Song Having presented the tenses, it is time to teach the form. You can find more songs for teaching English at In my lessons I play the song and I ask my students to raise their hands when they hear present simple tense. Present simple and continuous tense – Practice

Simple Present - ESL EFL Teaching Resources Present Simple Dominoes ESL EFL Matching and Speaking Activity - Elementary - 25 Minutes This enjoyable dominoes game is perfect for reviewing the present simple tense. Each pair of students is given a set of dominoes that they divide out equally. One student places a domino in front of them. The other student has to make a complete present simple sentence or question by placing one of his or her dominoes at either end of the first domino. Present Simple Dominoes.PDF Free During the Week ESL EFL Speaking Activity - Elementary - 25 Minutes In this engaging speaking activity, students make affirmative and negative present simple sentences about their routine activities. During the Week.PDF Exclusive Fact or Fiction ESL EFL Writing and Speaking Activity - Elementary - 30 Minutes In this entertaining activity, students make affirmative and negative present simple statements and their partner guesses if they are true or false. Fact or Fiction.PDF Free Fun with Verbs Fun with Verbs.PDF Exclusive Mobile Tell your friends: Want more tips like this? The Entire BusyTeacher Library: Get 74 ESL Best-Sellers for just $99.99! You'll also like: Read us in your feed: