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Present Continuous

Present Continuous
[am/is/are + present participle] Examples: You are watching TV. Are you watching TV? You are not watching TV. Complete List of Present Continuous Forms USE 1 Now Use the Present Continuous with Normal Verbs to express the idea that something is happening now, at this very moment. You are learning English now. USE 2 Longer Actions in Progress Now In English, "now" can mean: this second, today, this month, this year, this century, and so on. Examples: (All of these sentences can be said while eating dinner in a restaurant.) I am studying to become a doctor. USE 3 Near Future Sometimes, speakers use the Present Continuous to indicate that something will or will not happen in the near future. I am meeting some friends after work. USE 4 Repetition and Irritation with "Always" The Present Continuous with words such as "always" or "constantly" expresses the idea that something irritating or shocking often happens. She is always coming to class late. REMEMBER Non-Continuous Verbs/ Mixed Verbs

Grammar - Future tense Muse - Uprising "Another promise, another scene, Another packaged lie to keep us trapped in greed, And all the green belts wrapped around our minds... They will not force us, They will stop degrading us, They will not control us, We will be victorious" (lyricsmode.com) + the VIDEO (YouTube) Muse - interview video - The Resistance "D'un constat amer sur la société daujourdhui, flippée, paranoïaque et dépressive, le groupe décrit dans cette interview-vidéo son envie de résistance." (YouTube)

Simple Past [VERB+ed] or irregular verbs Examples: You called Debbie. Complete List of Simple Past Forms USE 1 Completed Action in the Past Use the Simple Past to express the idea that an action started and finished at a specific time in the past. I saw a movie yesterday. USE 2 A Series of Completed Actions We use the Simple Past to list a series of completed actions in the past. I finished work, walked to the beach, and found a nice place to swim. USE 3 Duration in Past The Simple Past can be used with a duration which starts and stops in the past. I lived in Brazil for two years. USE 4 Habits in the Past The Simple Past can also be used to describe a habit which stopped in the past. I studied French when I was a child. USE 5 Past Facts or Generalizations The Simple Past can also be used to describe past facts or generalizations which are no longer true. She was shy as a child, but now she is very outgoing. IMPORTANT When-Clauses Happen First When I paid her one dollar, she answered my question. Example:

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