the simple present verb tense n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
The Simple Present Verb Tense PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
The Simple Present Verb Tense

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 16

The Simple Present Verb Tense - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 168 Views
  • Uploaded on

The Simple Present Verb Tense. Introduced by Alison J. Vinande. Quick Introduction. Identify the subject and the verb. The humorous children are placing the cat in the box at this moment. Present Progressive Tense The humorous children place the cat in the box every day. Present Tense.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'The Simple Present Verb Tense' - alodie


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
the simple present verb tense

The Simple Present Verb Tense

Introduced by Alison J. Vinande

quick introduction
Quick Introduction
  • Identify the subject and the verb.
    • The humorous children are placing the cat in the box at this moment.
      • Present Progressive Tense
    • The humorous children place the cat in the box every day.
      • Present Tense
objectives
Objectives
  • Identify 9 verbs and 5 Simple Present verbs in a story.
  • Describe 3 situations when we use the Simple Present tense.
  • Identify at least 2 situations when we use the Present Progressive tense.
  • Write 3 sentences in the Simple Present and 3 sentences in the Present Progressive.
sequence
Sequence
  • Read a passage in the Present Progressive and Simple Present tenses.
  • Analyze the elements of each sentence in the story.
  • Write 6 sentences about your hometown.
  • Check comprehension with a concept map.
shanghai
Shanghai

Find the subjects & verbs.

Shanghai is a very modern city in China. Over 18 million people live there. People visit Shanghai to see old and new places.

The city is moving very fast, but it has many old traditions.

Adapted from travel.nationalgeographic.com

shanghai1
Shanghai

Find the subjects & verbs.

The food in Shanghai tastes great! Chinese people love Asian food and many other foods.

These people are buying hamburgers. This girl is eating a dumpling in Shanghai.

Adapted from travel.nationalgeographic.com

key point 1 is the verb in the simple present or present progressive tense
Key Point 1: Is the verb in the Simple Present or Present Progressive tense?
  • Remember:
    • A sentence with (be) + (base verb + -ing) is in the Present Progressive tense.
      • Example: This girl is eating a dumpling in Shanghai.
    • A sentence with the base form of the verb is in the Simple Present tense.
      • Example: People visit Shanghai to see old and new places.
key point 2 when do we use the simple present tense
Key Point 2: When do we use the Simple Present tense?
  • We use the Simple Present tense for…
    • Habits
      • Example: Chinese people consume Asian food and many other things.
    • Facts
      • Example: Over 18 million people live there.
    • Non-physical actions (usually)
      • like, feel, taste, look, have, think, believe, etc.
      • Example: The food in Shanghai tastes great!
key point 3 when do we use the present progressive tense
Key Point 3: When do we use the Present Progressive tense?
  • We use the Present Progressive tense for…
    • Actions happening now
      • Example: These people are buying hamburgers.
    • Temporary actions
      • Example: This girl is eating a dumpling in Shanghai.
let s practice
Let’s practice!
  • Fill out the handout and concept map.
application activities
Application Activities
  • Receptive skills (listening & reading)
    • Read and identify what President Obama does every day.
    • Watch a nature video and put the animals’ actions in the correct sequence.
application activities1
Application Activities
  • Productive skills (speaking & writing)
    • Describe an object or person.
    • Fill in and describe a chart about likes and dislikes.
    • Narrate pantomimes about daily routines.
    • Ask questions to try to find the perfect roommate.
    • Test your classmates’ knowledge of American government.
next time objectives
Next Time: Objectives
  • Convert your sentences about your hometown into negative sentences. Use the sentences to play 2 Truths and a Lie as a class.
  • Identify at least 8 time expressions in a description of a weekly schedule written in the Simple Present tense. Then, write 5 similar sentences about your weekly schedule.