Overview of All English Tenses - Present Tenses - Present Continuous - Teaching Ideas


This video is part of our series on English tenses. This episode looks at the present continuous tense. This tense is used to talk about actions in progress at the time of speaking or around the time of speaking. This video will help you to learn all about usages of the present continuous tense.

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching. This convenient, highly structured design means that you can quickly get to grips with each section before moving onto the next.

In this unit I learned a lot of the actual rules and reasonings behind what you are saying. Often I say things purely on feelings, but with knowing the rules I feel like it will benefit me as a teacher in English. In addition I learned about rules that are less known such as the gerund, in general I feel like me exlanatory skills have improved after doing this unit.Evaluation and testing student’s is not generally meant to indicate that student’s are under performing but rather to identify which areas student and teacher need to concentrate on. Different tests and evaluation can be taken at different stages in a course; diagnostic tests are given to see what students already know and help prepare lessons accordingly.