Here's a nice PowerPoint activity to consolidate the main differences between Present Simple and Present Continuous tenses. It's designed as a quiz show to engage students and bring fun to your ESL class. It's written in the "leisure activities" theme.
Consolidate Present Simple and Present Continuous tenses with 15-second questions on your Smart Board
The questions are written around the theme of leisure activities, so the vocabulary is chosen from that topic. The question slides are relatively easy questions on the differences between Present Simple and Present Continuous tenses.
Here are the covered grammar points:
- The use of Present Continuous for activities which are true for a limited time
- The use of Present Simple for activities which are permanent or true for a long time
- The use of state verbs with Present Simple tense