Notes On Present Continuous Tense - Usage - CBSE Class 7 English Grammar
1: First, we use it for things that are happening at the moment of speaking
  • I'm working at the moment.
  • Please call back as– we are eating dinner now.
2: We can also use this tense for temporary situations, when we feel something won't continue for a long time.
  • She's staying with her friend for a week.
  • I'm living in London for a few months.
3: We can use the present continuous for habits but they have to be temporary or new habits (for normal habits that continue for a long time, we use the present simple).
  • He's eating a lot these days.
  • She's swimming every morning (she didn't use to do this).
5: The next use is for definite future arrangements (with a future time word). In this case we have already made a plan and we are pretty sure that the event will happen in the future.
  • I'm meeting my father tomorrow.
  • We're going to the beach at the weekend.
6: Finally we use this tense to talk about a situation which is slowly changing.
  • I'm getting better at playing the piano.
  • The weather is improving.
 

Summary

1: First, we use it for things that are happening at the moment of speaking
  • I'm working at the moment.
  • Please call back as– we are eating dinner now.
2: We can also use this tense for temporary situations, when we feel something won't continue for a long time.
  • She's staying with her friend for a week.
  • I'm living in London for a few months.
3: We can use the present continuous for habits but they have to be temporary or new habits (for normal habits that continue for a long time, we use the present simple).
  • He's eating a lot these days.
  • She's swimming every morning (she didn't use to do this).
5: The next use is for definite future arrangements (with a future time word). In this case we have already made a plan and we are pretty sure that the event will happen in the future.
  • I'm meeting my father tomorrow.
  • We're going to the beach at the weekend.
6: Finally we use this tense to talk about a situation which is slowly changing.
  • I'm getting better at playing the piano.
  • The weather is improving.
 
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