What do you usually do on the weekend?
It is used to talk about habits, general truths and routines. It is formed with the base form of the verb (infinitive without 'to'). We use verbs with -s in the third person singular (he, she, it).
Habits: Things that you do regularly. General truths: Things that are always true. Routines: Things that you do regularly at certain times.
Do you prefer to speak in Present Simple or Present Continuous?
- Present Simple
- Present Continuous
- Both equally
In the present simple, all verbs take the same form (except for the third person singular). The present simple is used for future events when we use words like: tomorrow, next month, etc. We also use the present simple to talk about the past when we use time expressions like: yesterday, last week, etc.
Draw / write: How often do you use the present simple tense in your everyday conversations?
Draw / write: What are some common examples of when you would use the present simple tense?
What have you learned about the present simple tense?
How could you use the present simple tense in your own writing?