Presentation on theme: "Vocabulary for people around you Stepmother : The second father’s wife. Mother in law : Husband’s mother. Acquaintance : someone you know him like a famous."— Presentation transcript:
Vocabulary for people around you Stepmother : The second father’s wife. Mother in law : Husband’s mother. Acquaintance : someone you know him like a famous one and you meet him. Niece : Sister daughter. Commute : Travel to work everyday. Workaholic : Addicted to work Multitask: Do a lot of things in the same time. Grumpy: To be In a bad mood because of waking up early. Fanatic: Crazy about someone like football player
I/You/We/They ……. Work He/She/It ……. Works Present simple Do I/You/We/They work ? Does /He/She/It work? I/You/We/They ……. don’t Work He/She/It ……. doesn’t works We use Present simple for :. Repeated actions or habits. We go out every Saturday night.. Something we see as permanent. My sister works in a bank.. Describing a state that doesn’t change. I look like my mother.
I’m working You/We/They are working is working He/She/It I’m not working You/We/They aren’t working Present continuous He/She/It isn’t working Am I working? Is he/she/it working? Are you/We/They working? We use Present continuous for :. Things in progress now, at the moment of speaking. The sun is shining and it’s a beautiful day.. Actions that are happening around now. I’m reading a very good book at the moment.. Situations we see as temporary. my brother’s staying with my aunt until he finds a flat.. Describing a situation which is gradually changing. People are working longer hours nowadays.
Present simple ‘versus’ present continuous Sometimes either form is possible. Paola is the student who sits at the back of the class. (= she always does this ) Paola is the student who is sitting at the back of the class. (= she is there now ) My parents stays at the Metropole Hotel. (= every time they visit the town) My parents are staying at the Metropole Hotel. (= in the present period) He’s working in a café. (= a temporary job) He works for a big electrical company. (= a permanent job)
‘states’ versus ‘actions’ verbs Some of verbs are rarely found in continuous forms. These verbs which describe ‘states’ (things which stay the same.) rather than ‘action’ (things which can change.) some of the most common are verbs:. Connected with emotions : hate, like, love, want.. Connected with understanding : believe, know, prefer, understand.. Connected with the senses : hear, smell, sound, taste.. Connected with possession and unchanging qualities : belong, cost, weigh.