This section contains 5 lessons that will introduce you to all of the important grammar required to help you fully understand and use the Present Continuous and Present Simple tenses, including the grammatical forms for positive and negative sentences, as well as questioning forms, along with many different time markers such as adverbs of frequency which are essential if you want to use these tenses correctly.

An introduction to the Present Continuous

Learn how and why you should be using the Present Continuous tense, how is it created and when it is used. Also learn what a Time Marker is and why it is important to use them with this tense.

  • Describe Current Actions

  • Describing Current Projects

  • Describing Scheduled Events

Describing Changes using the Present Continuous

Learn how to describe situations that are changing using the Present Continuous tense and 6 great verbs.

An Introduction to the Present Simple

We use the Present Simple to describe regular actions, facts and things that are always true. Learn how it is formed and why Adverbs of Frequency are important when using this English tense.

Definite & Indefinite Adverbs of Frequency

Adverbs of Frequency allow you to describe how often and when an action is performed. However, you can use Definite or Indefinite Adverbs.

Learn how to understand and use both definite and indefinite adverbs to accurately describe repetition over a time period.

Questions & Negative Sentences

We use Do, Does + Not to ask questions and to create negative sentences.

Review the simple grammar rules you need to understand.

The Present Continuous VS. The Present Simple