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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.
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
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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
is a popular worksheet called Susans 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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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
This is a movie worksheet based on Hop. It contains three activities for you to work with your students before, while, and after watching the first 15 minutes of "Hop". It is appropriate for eleme ...
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This is a worksheet for teaching the present simple tense at elementary level. There are 3 different activities in which students are asked to answer the questions about the text, complete th ...
Short rules of present simple. Affirmative sentence, negative sentence, interrogative sentence, interrogative-negative sentence . It's very easy to understand the rule of present simple and ...
This PowerPoint includes different chores, such as sweeping the floor, making the bed, washing the dishes, etc. It contains nice photos to convey the meaning. Each slide contains a "how often" que ...
This PowerPoint contains some free time activities, such as listening to music, playing chess, collecting barbie cards, etc. The students will learn the new words and phrases through the context. ...
This is a reading comprehension worksheet for teaching or revising the present simple tense at elementary level. Students are asked to read the text, answer the questions, complete the senten ...
This is a PowerPoint presentation which I used for my elementary and pre-intermediate students. It is appropriate for learning and reviewing some daily routines and times. It includes some picture ...
This is a power-point presentation which is useful for young learners and elementary students (adult). It's suitable for reviewing weather related vocabulary and appropriate clothes to wear in dif ...
This is a constructor to use during your grammar classes. It helps in creating different types of sentences with have/has got. You can either ask your students to translate the similar constructio ...
This is a worksheet aimed at having students practice third person singular verbs. I have a grid, the students play rock paper scissors, the winner chooses a dot and draws a line to a separate dot ...
There are some gaps. Learners put some verbs in the simple present tense. It's easy to sing for learners. And also you can use it to teach some verbs with synonmys. Before you make them listen to ...
This is a worksheet which can also be used as a test on the topic daily routines. Students are asked to read the text, answer the questions given, complete a dialogue, fill in the blanks with ...
My focus is on the practice of the correct form of verb in simple present for the students of elementary levels specially. Students will have the opportunity to learn using the accurate form of pr ...
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