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Present continuous (I am doing)

Если действие в процессе, выполняется в настоящий момент то нам необходимо использовать время Present continuous

Ann is in her car

Ann is in her car

Ann is in her car. She is on her way to work.

She is driving to work.

Это означает, что Ann водит машину в настоящий момент, поэтому мы используем  время:  Present continuous

Обновление: Present Continuous: как образуется и когда используется

Am/is/are + ing – is the Present continuous tense:

am  (=I ’m) driving
He/She/it is (=He’s/ she’s/it’s)  working
We/you/they  are (=We’re/you’re/they’re) doing


Jon wants to work in U.S.A, so he’s learning English.

Sometimes the action is not happening at the time of speaking.

The company I work for isn’t doing so well this year.

Ben is talking to a friend on the phone. He says:


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Present continuous

Ben is not reading the book at the time of speaking.

He means that he has started it, but has not finished it yet.

He is in the middle of reading it.

 Present continuous используется с такими словами как:

today / this weak / this year

You’re working hard today.

Yes, I have a lot to do

еще примеры предложений:

Ben wants to work in London, so he’s Learning English. (but perhaps he isn’t learning English at the time of speaking)

Ben and Kate friends of mine are building their own house. They hope to finish it next winter.

We use the present continuous when we talk about changes happening around now, especially with these verbs:

get change | become | increase | rise | fall | grow | improve |

Is your Japanese getting better? (not Does your Japanese get better)

The population of the world is increasing very fast. (not increases)

At first I didn’t like my job, but I’m beginning to enjoy it now. (not I begin)

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