What comes to your mind when you think about actions happening now versus actions happening regularly?
What two verb tenses are we discussing today?
Present Simple: Used to describe habits, routines, general truths, and fixed arrangements. Present Continuous: Used to describe actions happening now, actions in progress, and future plans. Both tenses are used to describe the present, but for different reasons.
Present Simple vs. Present Continuous
Present Simple: A tense used to describe an action or event that is happening on a regular basis, or that is a habitual action or event Present Continuous: A tense used to describe an action or event that is happening at the moment of speaking, or that is happening for a limited period of time Present Simple and Present Continuous: Two different tenses used to describe two different situations - one that is ongoing and one that is happening at the present moment
What are the differences between the present simple and present continuous tenses?
What are some examples of when we use the present simple and present continuous tenses?
What is the structure for the present simple tense and the structure for the present continuous tense?
How would you explain the difference between present simple and present continuous to a classmate?