Sunday, October 13, 2013

Simple Present vs. Present Continuous

Formulation

Present Simple.................Present Continuous
play soccer
am playing soccer
You play
You are playing
He/She plays
He/She is playing
We play
We are playing
You play
You are playing
They play
They are playing

Use

Present Simple

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Present Continuous

States/Opinions:
Action in progress now:
I live in Madrid
I am currently living in Madrid
It rains a lot here.
It is raining a lot here.






Habits:
Will happen in near future
I usually get up at 8:00.
He is getting up at 8:00 tomorrow.
He always eats sandwiches.
He is eating a sandwich tonight.




Exercises

Exercise 1
Exercise 2
Exercise 3

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