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1 PRESENT TENSES PRESENT SIMPLE PRESENT CONTINUOUS PRESENT PERFECT AIM: TO REVISE PRESENT TENSES

2 1. Im learning Chinese. 2. Youve walked across the Amazon jungle. 3. It has meant that I can finance my next expedition. 4. My mum and dad always watch my documentaries. 5. My agent is waiting for me. 6. Ive always loved travelling. 7. I dont like going with groups.

3 Answers 1. Im learning Chinese. – Present Continuous 2. Youve walked across the Amazon jungle. – Present Perfect 3. It has meant that I can finance my next expedition. – Present Perfect 4. My mum and dad always watch my documentaries. – Present Simple 5. My agent is waiting for me. – Present Continuous 6. Ive always loved travelling. – Present Perfect 7. I dont like going with groups. - Present Simple

4 Present Simple I live in Belgrade. You live in Belgrade. He/She/It lives in Belgrade. We live in Belgrade. You live in Belgrade. They live in Belgrade.

5 Present Simple - questions Do I live in Belgrade? Do you live in Belgrade? Does he/she/it live in Belgrade? Do we live in Belgrade? Do you live in Belgrade? Do they live in Belgrade?

6 Present Simple - negative I dont live in Belgrade. You dont live in Belgrade. He/she /it doesnt live in Belgrade. We dont live in Belgrade. You dont live in Belgrade. They dont live in Belgrade.

7 We use the Present Simple to talk about: Activities that we repeat regularly (routines, habits). My mum and dad always watch my documentaries. Permanent situations and states. I dont like cheese. General truths A doctor works in a hospital. Common time adverbials: always, often, usually, sometimes, never every day, every week, every year... twice a week, once a month regularly, seldom, hardly ever, occasionally

8 Spelling Y is lost in verbs ending in consonant +y: fly – flies study – studies We use –es with verbs ending in -s, -z, -sh, - ch, -s, -x: watches, teaches, washes, fixes... -es where you wouldnt normally expect it does goes

9 Present Continuous I am watching TV. You are watching TV. He/she/it is watching TV. We are watching TV. You are watching TV. They are watching TV.

10 Present Continuous - questions Am I watching TV? Are you watching TV? Is he/she/it watching TV? Are we watching TV? Are you watching TV? Are they watching TV?

11 Present Continuous - negative I am not watching TV. You are not watching TV. He/she/it is not watching TV. We are not watching TV. You are not watching TV. They are not watching TV.

12 We use the Present Continuous to talk about: Activities that are going on at the time of speaking. Right now, I am giving a lecture and you are listening. Activities that happen regularly but only for a limited period of time (temporary routines and habits). Im studying English a lot these days because we are having a test next week. Common time adverbials: now, at the moment, at present, these days

13 Spelling Verbs ending in –e lose the final -e when –ing is added. phone – phoning make – making change – changing Short verbs ending in one vowel + one consonant double the last consonant. sit – sitting cut – cutting swim – swimming Verbs ending in –ie: lie – lying tie – tying

14 Present Perfect: have/has +3 rd column I have done the homework. You have done the homework. He/she/it has done the homework. We have done the homework. You have done the homework. They have done the homework.

15 Present Perfect - Questions Have I done the homework? Have you done the homework? Has he/she/it done the homework? Have we done the homework? Have you done the homework? Have they done the homework?

16 Present Perfect - negative I have not done the homework. You have not done the homework. He/she/it has not done the homework. We have not done the homework. You have not done the homework. They have not done the homework.

17 We use the Present Perfect to talk about: Past events and activities with results or consequences in the present. Ive lost my keys and now I cant open the door. An action in the past when we dont know or are not interested in when it happened. (to talk about experience) Ive been to China. Things that started in the past and continue up till now. Ive always wanted to travel. Common time adverbials: never, ever, since, for, already, yet, all my life, always

18 The use and meanings of time adverbials already and yet We use already in statements and yet in questions and negative sentences. Ive already seen that film. I havent finished yet. since and for Since tells us about a point in time when the activity began. Weve been friends since For tells us about the period of time that the activity has taken. Weve been friends for five years.

19 Do the matching task

20 Matching task - answers 1. Im learning Chinese. – activities that happen regularly but only for a limited period of time around the present 2. Youve walked across the Amazon jungle. – events that happened in the past but it doesnt matter when 3. It has meant that I can finance my next expedition. – past events that have clear results in the present 4. My mum and dad always watch my documentaries. – activities that happen regularly 5. My agent is waiting for me. – activities going on at this moment 6. Ive always loved travelling. - things that started in the past and continue up till now 7. I dont like going with groups. – permanent situations or states

21 Revision Give a wider context for each of the sentences below. I write s. Im writing an . Ive written an .

22 Now choose a verb and write similar examples of your own.


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