English Grammar -- Present Simple -- Structure -- Online ESL Teachers


This video looks at the structure of the positive form of the Present Simple tense. The negative form and the question form will be covered in other videos. The Present Simple talks about facts, habits and routines. Positive structure: subject + base form of the verb I/You/We/They teach English. He /She/It teaches English. There are a number of rules associated with the formation of the base verb. For most verbs add s to the base form of the verb -- plays, works... Verbs ending in o, s, z, ch, sh add es -- does, goes, washes... Verbs ending in a consonant plus y, change the y to i and add es -- cries, flies tries.... The verb be becomes am/is/are. The verb have becomes have/has. As a certified TEFL graduate you could gain a teaching position in a public school, a private school, a community college, a language school, a business or as a private tutor. Another option is that of teaching English online. There has been a huge growth in opportunities for paid online teaching positions around the world. Such positions offer great flexibility, you can teach from anywhere at any time. If a position as an online ESL teacher appeals to you follow the above link.

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Modal auxiliary verbs are used before other verbs to add meaning to the main verb. They can convey obligation, possibility, permission, ability, or advice. In a passive voice sentence we are not concerned with or do not know who performs the action. There are three types of clauses: independent, dependent, and relative. Commas are critical to non-defining relative clauses.This unit marked the final lesson in the course, wrapping things up by providing advice on important aspects to consider regarding a country you may wish to work in, such as important cultural differences. The lesson also gives practical professional advice on job hunting, interview tips, writing a good CV/resume, and important questions to consider when considering a job.