LE PRESENT SIMPLE V / V-s Do / Does – Don’t / Doesn’t Mettre en avant l’information, les faits qui sont rapportés pour… Exprimer des vérités générales The river Thames flows through London Exprimer des propriétés, des habitudes du sujet This hotel offers great amenities I don’t work on Fridays Les verbes de perception (see, hear…) et ceux exprimant une activité mentale (think, like, remember…) I don’t like sushi This wine tastes really good
LE PRESENT BE+ING am / are / is + V-ing Commenter, signaler, prendre position pour… Décrire une situation précise Look! It’s raining outside The receptionist is looking at us The hotel is developing a new software program Réagir, donner un point de vue I am just saying that we should hire a new assistant Some guests are complaining about the noise
PRESENT SIMPLE OU PRESENT BE+ING? What does he do? You always complain. Tell me. What language does he speak? I think this is a very good idea. She looks ill. What is he doing? You’re always complaining! Tell me. What language is he speaking? I am thinking of going to Rome. She’s looking at us.
PRESENT PERFECT BE+ING Have/has be-en + V-ing Situation déjà connue sur laquelle celui qui parle émet un commentaire, un point de vue He has been working on the night shift. The general manager has been talking for more than an hour. How long have you been studying hospitality management? I have been working on this project since last summer.