Present tenses

Present tenses

Published on 28 December 2021

Present tenses revision B 1

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PRESENT TENSES
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Routines, habits He works in a bank. General truths, facts The sun sets in the west Timetables, programmes The plane from Paris arrives at 8.30. Instructions, reviews, comments You sprinkle some cheese on the pizza and then you bake it. STATE VERBS (love, enjoy, like, understand, feel, etc.) I think he`s lying. (opinion) I’m thinking about the plan. (plan) Every day / often / always / on Mondays, etc.
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Present Simple
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Present Continuous
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At the moment, right now She is explaining the rules. Temporary actions (this...these.....today) I`m looking for a new job these days. Irritation, anger You`re always / constantly interrupting me when I‘m talking. 99,9 % future plans They`re moving into their house next week. Changing situations (more and more....) More and more species are becoming extinct. Now / at a time / these days / nowadays, etc.
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Present Perfect Simple
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Started in the past and still related / continues up to the present Rachel has had the dog for 3 years. Action that has recently ended or the result is visible (no specific time) She has just turned on her computer. An action which is not over yet She has taken 15 pictures today. Experience I have never eaten snails for dinner. For / since / already / yet / never / ever
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Present Perfect Continuous
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= present perfect, only we emphasize the duration of the action; to express irritation Sam has been talking on his phone for half an hour. She has been walking all morning. Her feet hurt.
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Let's revise
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Let's practise :)