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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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Grammar Test for Upper Levels

Grammar Test for Upper Levels

Khatuna
This is a grammar test for upper intermediate and advanced students. Teacher divides students into groups and nominates each group to answer the questions. It's a multiple choice test which covers ...
1 Upper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Present simple- Writing

Present simple- Writing

Khatuna
• » » Present Simple
It's a writing activity for students to practise present simple (third person singular). This activity will help students practise third person singular s. Students write the text and swap their w ...
1 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Present Simple- Discussion Questions

Present Simple- Discussion Questions

Khatuna
•Present Simple,
It's an interesting speaking activity for students. It will give students an opportunity to personalise the topic and practise present simple third person singular. Students enjoy speaking about t ...
1 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Like and Want

Like and Want

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This power-point presentation can be used for teaching how to talk about likes and dislikes, what you want, and using a, an , and some before nouns. It also contains food related vocabulary items ...
5 Elementary
Song Worksheet: Fix You by Coldplay

Song Worksheet: Fix You by Coldplay

Nerida
It's a nice and simple song worksheet. This song is suitable for students to learn simple present verbs. Students have to identify the missing verbs and write them in the correct gap. Young learne ...
1 Elementary
Audio for Adjectives, Tenses and Adverbs

Audio for Adjectives, Tenses and Adverbs

There are three tasks in this worksheet. The first exercise is taken from New English File Elementary "True False Show" but I have adapted it for children. They think, if the statements are t ...
2 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Find Someone Who- Present Simple

Find Someone Who- Present Simple

Khatuna
It's a nice speaking activity after we have covered family members, countries and nationalities in class. Ask students to write questions they will ask the rest of the students in advance to make ...
3 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Practising There Is/There Are with Easter Eggs

Practising There Is/There Are with Easter Eggs

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This is an Easter worksheet for young learners. They can practise some colours, cardinal numbers and there is/ there are structure. The worksheet involves colouring and drawing Easter eggs, comple ...
6 Complete BeginnerElementary
Likes and Dislikes (Like + Gerund)

Likes and Dislikes (Like + Gerund)

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The worksheet begins with a reading where a woman talks about herself and what she likes or does not like doing. Then students complete a chart with her personal information. After that, they say ...
6 Complete BeginnerElementary
Rock and Roll Trivia - Loop Card Game

Rock and Roll Trivia - Loop Card Game

•, Present Simple
Students practice asking questions (interrogative pronouns) while having fun.   It's a class activity. One student asks a question on the top of the card (with the correct question word) and ...
3 Elementary
Countries Recognition Speaking Activity

Countries Recognition Speaking Activity

In this Powerpoint presentation you will have some images that represent a country. Students must create sentences (or describe what they see) in order of guessing the country. After a few images ...
5 Elementary
Toys

Toys

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Flashcards Toys. I designed these flashcards to teach 11-year-old kids. You may practice- what is this? and This is a ... . I decided to share with you this worksheet, because it's really hard for ...
2 Complete BeginnerElementary
Song Worksheet: Today My Life Begins by Bruno Mars

Song Worksheet: Today My Life Begins by Bruno Mars

Guncha
This is lyrics for Today My Life Begins song by Bruno Mars, I am using it for my pre-intermediate level students to revise present simple, continuous tenses. I am using it at the beginning of the ...
1 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Present Simple, Animals and Adjectives

Present Simple, Animals and Adjectives

•, Present Simple,
This is a worksheet for primary students. Topics: animals, adjectives, is/isn't/are/aren't. Item I: according to the pictures, complete the sentences as in the example given, using is, isn't, are, ...
4 Complete Beginner
13 Things to Do before You're 23

13 Things to Do before You're 23

Paul
Remember turning 18? Feels like yesterday, doesn’t it? But you’re still young and haven’t graduated college, so technically you’re not a proper grown up yet. This ...
3 Pre-IntermediateIntermediate
Verb to Be

Verb to Be

•, Present Simple
This is a simple power point which can be used as a hand-out for students. Often students have problems with the verb 'to be', one of the most common, if not the most common verb we use in English ...
2 Complete BeginnerElementary
Verb to Be (He, She and They)

Verb to Be (He, She and They)

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This worksheet is about 2 famous singers in Colombia who are Maluma and Belinda. It is just a simple excercise where students have to practice the verb to be using he, she and they talking about w ...
3 Complete BeginnerElementary
Amazon Rainforest and Egypt Pyramids

Amazon Rainforest and Egypt Pyramids

•Present Simple,
There are 3 easy passages consisting of free topics (introducing oneself, the amazon rainforest and egypt pyramids). It may be useful for your students to improve their translation skills. They wo ...
1 Elementary
Find Someone Who

Find Someone Who

•, Present Simple
Yes/No quetions. Students should walk around the class answering and asking questions. The objective is find someone who... can speak French, doesn´t do homework, doesn´t have money, c ...
2 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Revision Test 5th Grade

Revision Test 5th Grade

Malea Athina
•Present Simple,
It is a revision test on reading and comprehending timetables as well as communicating info to others, time prepositions (on,in,at) and present simple as used to describe every day activities and ...
3 Pre-Intermediate
Match Peter's Pan Story

Match Peter's Pan Story

Rania Foka
•Present Simple,
It is well-known that young children love book and fim heroes. Peter Pan is read world wide and it impresses children of both sexes. This worksheet is designed in such a way as for them to match t ...
3 Elementary
Song Worksheet: Thinking Out Loud

Song Worksheet: Thinking Out Loud

Merche Yélamos
It is a listening activity based on Ed Sheeran's song, and I used it with both adults and teenagers,as the lyrics are meaningful and easy to understand. It is really useful to revise irregula ...
7 Complete BeginnerElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Daily Actions

Daily Actions

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This Power Point presentation is useful for basic daily actions such as: reading, sleeping, cleaning, taking a bath, shaving, eating , watching TV and cooking. This is appropriate for young learne ...
8 Elementary
Tenses Overview

Tenses Overview

A powerpoint that explains the grammar rules for all the different English tenses. It contains examples, spelling rules, and shows the students how to form the verbs in normal, interrogative, and ...
10 Pre-Intermediate
Present Continuous or Simple- Verbs and Pictures

Present Continuous or Simple- Verbs and Pictures

This is a set of memo cards. They can be used in present continuous or present simple practice. Topic is mainly: in the park. My students make sentences with them, or play memo game. I use p ...
5 Complete BeginnerElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate

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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 1,203 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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