Using Simple Present Tense for General Truth
This resource will help your students distinguish sentences that convey genral truths/universal facts, use the simple/present form in stating truth/facts and relate the importance of accuracy in stating truth/facts
A. Preparatory Activities
Say: Class, let me test how much you know the facts about our country and the world.
1)What is our longest river?
2)What is the exact shape of the earth?
3)What is the universal solvent?
4)Give the exact date when our country was discovered by Magellan.
5)Where does the Philippines lie in Asia?