We are going to learn:
- Music genres
- Music verbs
- Present continuous
- Present continuous vs Present simple
- time expressions
- Object pronouns
- connectors: and, but or because
Use Present continuous vs Present simple
In general or right now?
Do you want to express that something happens in general, it is a habit or a routine or that something is happening right now?
|SIMPLE PRESENT||PRESENT PROGRESSIVE|
|in general (regularly, often, never)
Colin plays football every Tuesday.
present actions happening one after another
First Colin plays football, then he watches TV.
Look! Colin is playing football now.
also for several actions happening at the same time
Colin is playing football and Anne is watching.
|Frequency adverbs Time expressions|
after these we use present continuous.
|Note: The following verbs are usually only used in Simple Present:
be, have, hear, know, like, love, see, smell, think, want
- Make requests
- My free time
Present continuous vs Present simple
“Can I use your computer, please?”
“Could I borrow some money from you, please?”
Could is more polite that can.