(Tense <時制> Present Simple<現在>、Present Continuous<現在進行形>
Present Simple 現在形 He works = 3単現「現」he,sheに注意
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I live in Japan.
Where do you live?
I work for ABC company.
What company do you work for ?
I wake up at 6:00 am.
When do you wake up?
The sun rises in the east.
Does the sun rises in the east?
Flight to Cebu takes off at 9:00 am.
When does this flight take off?
She always go to the zoo.
She often go to the zoo.
She sometimes go to the zoo.
She rarely go to the zoo.
She never go to the zoo.
How often does he go to the zoo?
(*state , stative word meaning -- do not use present continous)
He wants this car.
He knows this car.
He likes this car.
He has this car.
He needs this car.
He understands this car.
Present Continuous 現在進行形 He is working
Do not use for state, general, trend, routine...!
(*Now, around now )
He's drinking a cup of coffee now.
I'm staying at hotel.
( cf temporary ) Where are you living now ?
( cf temporary ) I'm working in New York now.
The prices of smartphone are increasing.
People are talking about her.
(*Complain negative meaning, < +always , +often >)
They are always making noise.
(*Future < with Time marker > )
She's flying to Hokkaido next week.