Present simple & Present Continuous
Post on 12-Jul-2015
I play football You
HeShe playS footballIt
We play football They
After O, SS, SH, X,CH : -ES E.g: I do He doES
After CONSONANT + Y : - IES E.g: I worry - he worries
I DONT playYou
HeShe DOESNT playIt
We DONT playThey
Do you play football?
Does she play football?
useTo speak about HABITS, ROUTINES or PERMANENT SITUATIONS that do not changeTo speak about FACTSSignal wordsalways every ... once a weekoften normally usually sometimes seldom never Note: The following verbs are usually only used in Simple tense:
understand, know, like, need, wantPresent continuous ( to be + -ing)AFFIRMATIVEI am You are playINGHe is NEGATIVEI m notYou arent playINGHe isnt INTERROGATIVEAre you playING ? Is he playING ?
Spelling rules:- Silent e is dropped. E.g: come coming-After consonant ,vowel, consonant thefinal consonant is doubled. E.g: sit sitting- Final ie becomes y. E.g: lie - lying
USETo describe what people are doing orthings happening AT THIS MOMENT.
SIGNAL WORDSat the momentTodayTonightnowright nowListen!Look!