Negative Sentences in the Simple Present Tense
To make a negative sentence in English we normally use Don't or Doesn't with all verbs EXCEPT To Beand Modal verbs (can, might, should etc.).
* Affirmative: You speak French.
Negative: You don't speak French.
You will see that we add do...
1.A Conversation Game
The teacher shows a picture of two girls with a sentence on top (see Appendix 1) and asks them to rewrite the same sentence by filling up the gap below. The teacher elicits the word ‘both’ with the picture and also elicits how to talk about the similarities and differenc...
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Simple Past or Present Perfect - Test
A - Put in the verbs in brackets into the gaps.
1) We ____________________ in a restaurant in May 2001. (to work)
2) Jack ____________________ the window of the gym this morning. (to break)
Make the Present Simple Tense:
subject+auxiliary verb+ main verb+object
There are three important exceptions:
For positive sentences, we do not normally use the auxiliary.
For the 3rd person singular (he, she, it), we add “s” to the main verb or “es” to the aux...
Formulae: subject + auxiliary verb(be)+ main verb (base + ing)
*auxiliary is a helping verb like do or does
WHEN DO WE USE PRESENT SIMPLE CONTINUOUS TENSE?
We use the present simple continuous tense when:
* action happening now
* action in t...
SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE
SP + V(Base Form) + C
USE 1 Repeated Actions
Use the Simple Present to express the idea that an action is repeated or usual. The action can be a habit, a hobby, a daily event, a scheduled event or something that often happens. It can also be something a person often forge...
COMPLEJO EDUCATIVO REPARTO VALLE NUEVO
SIMPLE PRESENT AND SIMPLE PAST TENSE
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Simple Past Tense
* Expresses an activity/ activities that happened at a specific time in the past.
* From : V + d, ed, ied
Irregular verb action verb
* Negative – did + not + base V
Was/were ‘be’ verb
* Negative – was/we...
To introduce students the use of Present Continuous Tense
To list the three usage of Present Continuous Tense
At the end of the lesson, 80% of the students will be able to:
A.Â Â Â Â Â Â Focus Skill
a.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Narrate past events using the simple past tense for of the verb
B.Â Â Â Â Â Â Support Skills
a.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Make a chain story using the past tense of the verb
b.Â Â Â Â Â...
How (and Why) Do I Write in Literary Present Tense?
Literary works, paintings, films, and other artistic creations are assumed to exist in an eternal present. Therefore,
when you write about writers or artists as they express themselves in their work, use the present tense.
English Exercises > present simple exercises > Present Simple and Plural Activities
English Exercises: Present Simple and…
Things we do at school....
Write the verbs in Present Simple.
1. Nick’s father 2. His office 3. Every morning he 4. He 5. He 6. He 7...
Lesson: Present Continuous Tense
- to highlight some of the uses of Present Continuous.
- to contrast Present Simple and Present Continuous.
- to give students practice in using Present Continuous Tense.
- to develop Ss' speaking competences.
Skills involved: listening,...
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Conditional sentences usually are of the type in which one circumstance will be symbiotic with the other. For example, “if I find her address, I’ll send her the invite.” Normally, there are three kinds of relationships which can be expressed using the conditional- factual,...
The Tense Tutorial
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Tense is a method that we use in English to refer to time - past, present and future. It is basically a form of a verb used to indicate the time, and sometimes the continuation or completeness, of an action in relation to the time of s...
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Future Tense in Modern American English
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Table of Contents
Simple Present Tense
I sing |
How do we make the Simple Present Tense?
subject | + | auxiliary verb | + | main verb |
| | do | | base |
There are three important exceptions:
1. For positive sentences, we do not normally use the auxiliary.
2. For the 3rd person singular (he,...
The tense-aspect system becomes easier to understand if we list the two tenses, present and past, along the vertical axis. We include the future on this list of tenses as well, for although there is no verb inflection for future time, any description of the English tense-aspect system needs to acc...
Future Perfect Continuous Tense
Future Perfect Continuous is used to talk about an on-going action before some point in the future.
SUBJECT | WILL HAVE BEEN | VERB + ing | REST OF THE SENTENCE |
I | will have been | watching | television for four hours when you come...