Якщо дія в процесі, що виконується в даний момент нам необхідно використовувати час Present continuous
Ann is in her car. She is on her way to work.
She is driving to work.
Це означає, що Ann водить машину зараз, тому ми використовуємо час: Present continuous
Am/is/are + ing – is the Present continuous tense:
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:
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 використовується з такими словами як:
today / this weak / this year
You’re working hard today.
Yes, I have a lot to do
ще приклади речень:
Ben wants to work in London, he’s so Learning English. (but perhaps isn’t he 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)
В якості закріплення Present continuous tense: