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Present Simple vs. Present Continuous

Present Simple
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Present Continuous
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Present Simple
vs.
Present Continuous

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

 

I walk – he walks                         I work – she works

I walk to school everyday.
He walks to school every week

We work on Mondays.
She works on Tuesdays.

Use when you talk about a fact / habit.    
                     



Shit-rule: He/she/it + infinitive + s



                         
Signal words: every day/month/year, usually, always, often, never, etc.


Present Simple

Slide 2 - Tekstslide

He_____(drive) to work everyday.

Slide 3 - Open vraag



I am walking - he is walking - we are walking

I am walking now.
He is walking at this moment.
We are walking to the shop now.

Use when you are doing it RIGHT NOW.


Am/is/are + verb + ing




Signal words: right now, at the moment, currently, etc.

Present Continuous

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

Slide 5 - Tekstslide



Present simple
Use when talking about a fact/habit.

I walk / he walks
Use infinitive / SHIT-rule (she/he/it verb+s)



Present continuous
Use when you are doing it RIGHT NOW.

I am walking
Use am/is/are + verb + ing



Let’s compare

Slide 6 - Tekstslide

When use which? 
Look carefully at the sentences.

Is it going on right now? → Present continuous
Is it a fact/habit? → Present simple

Use the correct grammar rule.
Am/is/are + verb + ing → Present continuous
infinitive (+s if SHIT RULE) → Present simple

Slide 7 - Tekstslide

She plays the piano!
A
Present Simple
B
Present Continuous

Slide 8 - Quizvraag

She is playing the piano.
A
Present Simple
B
Present Continuous

Slide 9 - Quizvraag

I eat fruit every day.
A
Present simple
B
Present continuous

Slide 10 - Quizvraag

I'm working at the moment.
A
Present simple
B
Present continuous

Slide 11 - Quizvraag

When I _______ (to cycle) to school on Mondays, I usually _______ (to wait) for my friend at the bridge.

Right now I am at school and I ________ (to learn) the present tenses. We _______ (to like not) grammar. 

cycle
am cycling
learn
am learning
wait
am waiting
don't like
are not liking

Slide 12 - Sleepvraag

Do:
exercise 28 and 29 on page 19-20

Slide 13 - Tekstslide

Do:
https://www.perfect-english-grammar.com/present-simple-present-continuous-1.html

https://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises/tenses/simple_present_progressive2.htm

Slide 14 - Tekstslide