Overview of All English Tenses - Present Tenses - Present Simple Negatives and Questions

 

This video is part of our series on English tenses. It covers the present simple tense. This tense is one of the most common tenses in the English language and talks about things in general, facts, routines or habits. Watch this video to learn all about the negative form and questions of the present simple 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 order to learn a language, a student should learn three important parts of it, which are vocabulary, grammar and function. ESA structure can be helpful for the learning tasks. If the use of straight arrow ESA structure is preferred with vocabulary and grammar structures, usually language functions are better explained through boomerang or patchwork ESA structure.This unit has been one of the hardest, and I know that is the same for our students. But in my own experience I found very helpful to use teach and use phonology to make, specially Thai students to get better pronunciation. The video of teaching phonology has been very helpful and give many ideas about the teaching of this needed part of the learning a new language.