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Present Continuous

Present Continuous tense is also called Present Progressive tense.

Present Continuous tense describes actions that are happening now. Now can be in the present moment, or in the general present, or at a future time.

RIGHT NOW:
What are you doing right now?
I am practicing my English verbs.

THE GENERAL PRESENT:
What are they doing today?
They are shopping today.

Where are you working these days?
I'm working at a restaurant.

AT A FUTURE TIME
What are you doing tonight? We are eating dinner at 7:00 tonight.

When are you going on vacation?
We're going on vacation in July.

Present Continuous and Present Simple

Present Simple describes actions that happen regularly. They happen in the general present.

I work from 7:00am to 3:00pm.
We live in Boston.
The bus comes at 1:25 pm.





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