Present Simple

Present Continuous


he/she/it + -s


1)Regular actions in the present

I usually study in the evenings.


The moon goes round the Earth.



am/is/are + Ving



1) Actions happening now/around now

I’m studying now.

2) Arrangements in the future

I’m meeting Pete tonight.



Present Simple

Present Continuous

always, often, usually/normally, sometimes, rarely, hardly ever, never


every day/week/month etc.

once/twice/3 times a day/week/year

at the moment, now, currently, at present


Look! Listen!


Stative verbs