Let´s revise the usage of PRESENT SIMPLE and PRESENT CONTINUOUS, their ´signal words´ and ´certain verbs´ for each tense.
Read the summary and practice filling in the blanks of the exercises at the bottom of the page.
Simple Present – Present Progressive
|Simple Present||Present Progressive|
(3rd person singular: infinitive + 's')
he / she / it speaks
form of 'be' and verb + ing
I am speaking
you are speaking
he / she / it is speaking
we are speaking
they are speaking
|Exceptions when adding 's' :||Exceptions when adding 'ing' :|