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Present Simple vs. Present Continuous Worksheets
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The final tense subsection deals with present simple and present continuous verbs. Students may not grasp the difference between these two tenses immediately so by drawing their attention to when each tense is used, the unique purpose of each will become clear. There are
158 worksheets to help your students practice using both tenses
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students have to carefully choose which tense to use when completing the first thirty sentences. The second section is a matching exercise where students match questions with appropriate responses. If you think this would be too overwhelming for your elementary or pre-intermediate students, consider choosing some of these sentences to use in a worksheet of your own or just view some other worksheets that you and your students might like better. If you already have worksheets on this topic, please take a moment to submit them so that other busy teachers can learn from you.
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This is a worksheet for teaching or revising the differences between the present simple and the present continuous tense at elementary level. There are 2 different activities in which student ...
It's a test for the beginning of the year- a placement test- for students who learnt English for 3 years. Exercises can be used for the appropriate grammar or vocabulary part. It contains some gap ...
This worksheet has a lot of exercises to practice present simple and continuous. If you have students that need to practice for the exam at school you can work with them this worksheet. You will s ...
I used this worksheet with my kids group to practice the use of present simple and present continuous as well as the difference between these two tenses. Ss draw a card and make a sentence (affirm ...
This is a fill-in-exercise about the present simple tense or present continuous tense. Pupils must decide which one they use. They find "hints" in nearly every sentence. Please recollect the signa ...
Present tenses practice with vocabulary topic - festivals and holidays. There are some exercises on present tenses and there are some words on festivals and holidays in order to know if students k ...
Present simple / present continuous theory. Examples of habitual actions and things that are always true. Affirmative/ negative / interrogative forms. Difference between "-s" / "-es". Topic: ...
Present simple and present continuous, also known as progressive, is commonly a hard task as for students as well for teachers, but it is not a too dificult problem from my point of view. It is qu ...
Here is a list of some state verbs put into groups according to their meaning. There are also some exceptions when some of them are used in the progressive with a change in meaning. I usually ask ...
This is a Power Point presentation with nice visuals. It has more pictures than writing, so it can be both entertaining and educational. It was created many years ago but proved to be effective.Th ...
This pairwork worksheet uses everyday activities to practice the contrast between present simple and present continuous. This very structured practice is best used with elementary and pre-intermed ...
The power point gives a brief overview of which time tags to use with which grammar tense: present simple or present progessive. It then offers a fun game for students to try and choose the best s ...
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This worksheet is designed for beginner ESL students who wish to have additional practice with simple present/present continuous. By using a word bank, students must decide on the correct word as ...
A simple activity for students to practice present simple and present continuous (sorry, no answer key). Good for reviews and classes were you need to show the difference between the two tenses. P ...
Dog and the Butcher is a short silent cartoon about the touching relationship of the naughty dog and its sometimes strict owner. The worksheet consists of two tasks: the first one is to match the ...
Lemon Tree from the band Fool's Garden. It is a useful song to examine the simple present and continuous tenses. The song is really soft. And the students really like it. You can use it after you ...
This is a worksheet for elementary and pre-intermediate students that revises present tenses in two simple exercises. The first one is a typical gap filling exercise. The second one is very simila ...
You can use this worksheet to revise present tenses. I sincerely hope it can help students understand a bit more the differences between these two tenses. I included also a few extra exercises, on ...
It's a useful tool if you want to test how well the students have learned the tenses: present simple, present continuous, past simple, past continuous, present perfect, present perfect continuous. ...
A creative writing worksheet to practice the use of present simple and continuous. To make it more interesting, elicit the names of famous people they dislike and then hand out the worksheets and ...
Present Simple vs. Present Continuous,
This worksheet is good as a summary and even as an exam for the 7th and 8th graders. It evaluates the knowkedge of positive and negative form of present simple, present progressive and stati ...
It's a worksheet to practise the use of present simple and present continuous. The students have to fill the gaps with the correct tense. It should be used with students of the pre-intermediate or ...
This worksheet is based on the classic Disney cartoon from Bugs Bunny vs Elmer Fudd series. The short text gives the gist of the movie. Students have to open the brackets, putting the verbs in the ...
Present Simple vs. Present Continuous,
This is a usual worksheet where your students have to put the verbs in brackets into appropriate present tense. There is a scheme that can help them understand the differences between the two pres ...
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