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GRAMMAR TIP:What Is Present Simple?
The simple present or present simple is one of the present tenses used in modern English, the others being Present continuous (English) and the emphatic present. The simple present is mainly used to express habitual actions, such as he walks to school. The simple present is often employed in newspaper headlines, conditional sentences, when a planned event is described along with a time in the future, in suggestions beginning with Why don't you...?, and with certain verbs. It can also be used when making a citation. When asking a question, the simple present often uses the emphatic present, which employs the auxiliary to do. The exception is when the question word is the subject of the sentence.
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Song Worksheet: Dancing in the Moonlight (Present Simple)

Song Worksheet: Dancing in the Moonlight (Present Simple)

You can use this worksheet (Dancing in the Moonlight by Toploader) to practise present simple. It can be used for practising listening (putting the lines of the song into the correct order). Child ...
1 Pre-Intermediate
Present Simple Worksheet

Present Simple Worksheet

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This is a two-page worksheet for you to practice present simple with your students. It contains four activities in which the learners are asked to make questions, choose the correct verbs, give sh ...
3 Elementary
There Was & There Were Elementary Worksheet

There Was & There Were Elementary Worksheet

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This simple exercise helps elementary students to practice forms of construction ''there is/are'' and ''there was/were''. Students compare two pictures showing St.Petersburg now and then - hundred ...
5 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
There Is and There Are

There Is and There Are

•Present Simple,
This is a very simple worksheet for young learners which is aimed to practice there is and there are. It contains a gap-filling activity. You can use it at the activation part of your teaching. It ...
6 Elementary
Present Simple and Daily Routines Worksheet

Present Simple and Daily Routines Worksheet

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This is a worksheet fr teaching or revising the present simple tense and daily routines related vocabulary at elementary level. Students are asked to read the text and then fill in the blank ...
4 Elementary
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Reading Schedules Using 1st and 3rd Person Singular

Reading Schedules Using 1st and 3rd Person Singular

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Looking at two different schedules, students practice answering questions using 1st person singular and 3rd person singular in the present simple tense. Also practices using the structure "from __ ...
2 Elementary
Present Simple Worksheet

Present Simple Worksheet

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This is a two-page worksheet for practicing present simple. It contains four activities in which the language learners are asked to make questions, rewrite the sentences in negative form. It is ap ...
4 Elementary
The Brave: Merida Composition Worksheet

The Brave: Merida Composition Worksheet

A post-watching composition worksheet, inluding the following grammar topics: pronouns, can/can't, 3d person singular endings. Vocabulary includes action verbs, person description, animals, relati ...
2 Elementary
Celebrities Worksheet

Celebrities Worksheet

This worksheet contains the name, age, and country of origin of some celebrities. You can use it for practicing greeting and introducing the third person at elementary levels. Cut the slips and gi ...
5 Elementary
Tell Me about Yourself Board Game

Tell Me about Yourself Board Game

A good fun worksheet to be used as a warm-up activity, get-to-know-each-other activity or an enjoyable way to practice habitual actions and likes and dislikes using both present and past tenses. I ...
10 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Why is the Gorilla in Trouble; Paragraph Writing

Why is the Gorilla in Trouble; Paragraph Writing

•Present Simple,
This PowerPoint will help you to teach the steps to write a simple paragraph. It provides a sample for the language learners, about why is the gorilla in trouble, and it follows with a homework as ...
5 Elementary
Present Simple Classroom Poster (or Handout)

Present Simple Classroom Poster (or Handout)

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This is a poster I've put together for present simple as a classroom poster with form, uses and exceptions to the third person singular "s" rule. It can be used as a poster or as a handout for any ...
3 All levels
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Free Time

Free Time

The aim of this worksheet is to improve students' speaking skills. A teacher can print and cut the topic cards, then give it to students and let them ask and answer the questions in pairs. It take ...
4 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
Present Simple and Past Simple

Present Simple and Past Simple

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This PowerPoint contains one story in two different tenses. First, the grammar focuses on present simple. Second, the grammar focuses on past simple. Each one follows with some CCQs to check the l ...
4 Elementary
Hobbies: What Do You Do in Your Free Time?

Hobbies: What Do You Do in Your Free Time?

This Powerpoint is made for pre-intermediate students. It's about verbs of taste (like, enjoy, love) and expressions of taste (to be fond of, to be interested in, to be crazy about). Students lear ...
3 Pre-Intermediate
From Morning till Night

From Morning till Night

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This power-point presentation presents daily activities. It is appropriate for teaching daily routines and reviewing the present simple tense. It is suitable for elementary students and also young ...
5 Elementary
Movie Worksheet: Divergent

Movie Worksheet: Divergent

It includes activities to revise the content of the movie Divergent. I prepared some activities to do before watching, while watching and after watching the film. It worked really well with elemen ...
1 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Daily Routines Test

Daily Routines Test

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First person singular, present simple + vocabulary. Pupils study the voc uploaded by another teacher and do the test. Daily routines like : get up, have breakfast, do the ironing, do homework, tak ...
3 Elementary
What's in Your Fridge?

What's in Your Fridge?

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This board game is the second one in the series of "What's In Your..." games. It aims at revising food and drink items (apples, cucumbers, tomatoes, juice, coke/soda, sausages, chicken, meat, chee ...
5 Complete Beginner Elementary
Daily Routines

Daily Routines

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This 2-page worksheet contains four activities for you to practice daily routines with your students. The grammar focuses on present simple. There are four activities in which students are asked t ...
4 Elementary
Rolling for Sentences

Rolling for Sentences

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This is a sentence building exercise that requires dice. In pairs or groups of three, have students roll the dice and then write the corresponding word in each column. They should also say the sen ...
7 Complete Beginner Elementary
My Bag- Writing Worksheet

My Bag- Writing Worksheet

This worksheet is for students who are practicing there is/there are there is/are together with prepositions and school subjects. I find it very useful in my classroom. In the last picture student ...
8 Complete Beginner
Daily Routines, PowerPoint

Daily Routines, PowerPoint

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This PowerPoint contains some activities related to daily routines, such as get up, go to bed, eat breakfast, etc. The grammar focuses on present simple, particularly singular subjects. Also, it i ...
9 Elementary
Movie Worksheet: New Headway iTutor Elementary

Movie Worksheet: New Headway iTutor Elementary

This is a video worksheet based on a video on New Headway Itutor, A Day in the Life. The video is about a man's daily routine. The grammar focuses on Present Simple. The file contains some questio ...
2 Elementary
Winter Battle

Winter Battle

•Present Simple,
It's a fun way to practise present simple  and some winter vocabulary.  Play it as a usual sea battle game! It's very easy and can be played in pairs. Students start to play and for ...
4 Elementary

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This is the first tense students learn so while previous lessons most likely focused on vocabulary, lessons on the present simple will emphasize basic sentence structures and verbs. This is a very exciting point in ESL coursework because students will be able to convey information and converse with one another through the use of sentences. Since it is a popular topic, there are 1,160 worksheets and activities included in this section as well as several related articles and warmers. All of these wonderful resources can help you prepare for teaching this topic in your classroom. On this page is a popular worksheet called “Susan’s Daily Routine” which you might consider using in elementary classes. It consists of a short story and then six practice activities that focus on the present simple, prepositions of time, and comprehension. If you feel that words such as eats and drinks should be included in the worksheet, just go ahead and replace phrases with these vocabulary words. The whole worksheet is easy to edit. If this is not appropriate for your English language learners, take a look at some of the other available worksheets. You are sure to find something.
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