Simple Present
Present Continuous
Present Perfect
Não adianta decorar, mas entender!
Simple Present
You play soccer.
Ronaldinho plays soccer.
I don’t play soccer.
She doesn’t play soccer.
Do you play soccer?
Does she play soccer?
Simple Present - Usos
a. Verdades universais:
Water freezes at 0° C.
b. Hábitos, rotina, ações que acontecem
com regularidade:
It usually rains a lot in the summer.
I often go to the movies.
Simple Present - Usos
c. Situações permanentes:
My sister works in a large store.
(Está implícito que não é um trabalho temporário.)
d. Com verbos que indicam processo mental,
sentimentos, sentidos, propriedade:
I think you are right.
Now I remember what you said.
I hate garlic.
I own/have that apartment.
Present Continuous/Progressive
He isn’t doing his homework.
I am not doing my homework.
Is he doing his homework?
And you, are you doing yours?
Present Continuous/Progressive
a.Para expressar ações que estão
acontecendo no momento que se fala:
She is studying for the test.
She is sitting on the stairs.
Present Continuous/Progressive
b.Com ações que estão ocorrendo, mas são
temporárias ou momentâneas (não é
necessário que a ação esteja ocorrendo no
momento da fala):
Peter is not here, he is working in Rio
this month.
I’m studying very hard these days.
I’m reading The Kite Runner* again,
do you believe it?
* The Kite Runner – O Caçador De Pipas de Khaled Hosseini
Present Perfect
I’ve (have) lived here for 5 years.
She hasn’t studied for the last test.
Has he done
all his homework?
Have you ever been
to Africa?
Present Perfect
a. Ações que começaram no passado e
continuam até o presente:
He has been a professoinal soccer player
for several years.
How long have you studied at Pueri
She has written three books so far.
(*so far = até agora)
Present Perfect
b. Ações que aconteceram no passado que têm
presente :
JK Rowling has earned a lot of
money since she wrote the first
Harry Potter book.
I have just found a wallet on the
Present Perfect
c. Fatos que ocorreram no passado em tempo
não determinado:
I’ve bought my English book.
Have you passed the exam?
She has won all the competitions!
Now do these exercises!!!
Simple Present
Present Continuous
Present Perfect
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