561 – Simple Present Tense vs. Present Continuous Tense

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Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I help people speak English better.

Today, we’re going to look at the differences between using the simple present tense and the present continuous tense. Let’s get the ball rolling!

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details.

  • I work in an office in NYC
  • Tommy plays the piano and the guitar.
  • Karen studies several foreign languages.
  • I am working in my office.
  • Listen! Tommy is playing a Beatles song on the piano.
  • Don’t make too much noise. Karen is studying for her Spanish test.
  • I’m reading a book about America in the Early 1800’s.
  • Tommy is playing in a rock band. I think they play every weekend.
  • These days Karen is living in Spain and studying Spanish there.
  • I always drink coffee in the morning.
  • Jack always exercises before going to work.
  • Karen always speaks Spanish with her husband.
  • Danny is always complaining about his job. He should just quit.
  • I don’t like that restaurant because they are constantly raising their prices.
  • My neighbor’s dog is always barking, which makes it hard to record this podcast!

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