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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 968 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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This worksheet is for low level adult students to practise talking about their free time activities and when they do them. Additionally, mingling to find the students to whom the sentences belong ...
This worksheet is for low level young learners practising questions with Have you got any …, please? and giving short answers 'Yes, I have. No, I haven't.' as part of a shopping role-play. ...
Activity provides a chance to drill 3rd person singular verb forms (15 different verbs). T asks students to complete gaps first, and then plays the song focusing on pronunciation, singing al ...
This presentations focus on the monsters' description using the verb 'have got' and vocabulary connected with body parts, colours and some adjectives. In slides 3-6 ss have to guess which monster ...
This is a card game in which pupils speak English, try to get as many identical pairs as they can, try to win and have fun. Meanwhile they practice asking questions and giving short answers. I mad ...
With this song you can reinforce personal pronouns and present simple auxiliaries. First discuss with them some warming up questions related to family, then introduce some verbs, listen to the so ...
This is a sort of summary of grammar and changes in spelling for the third person singular verb forms in the present tense. It has been designed for teenage students who suffer from dyslexia since ...
It's a sentence auction where students bid on correct sentences and try to trick others into buying incorrect sentences. It's a fun and extremely competitive way to review. And it works great if y ...
This exercise is for ESL beginners. Starting from a comic strip about Valentine's Day, the students must write a short narrative in the present simple tense. You might want to first go over the ...
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