The video for Day 16 of English Success reviews the use of the present progressive for temporary activities and the simple present for permanent activities.
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Use a simple-present verb to introduce the work that you do. For example, I sell mobile phones. Then use present-progressive verbs to describe temporary activities. For example, “This week, I am learning more about a new phone. This month, I am trying to sell more phones than last month. But right now, I am taking a break because I want to practice my English.” Add your comment to the web page for this video.
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Thomas Edison said, “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.” In other words, a commitment to work is 99 times more important than waiting for great ideas. How can this truth help English learners?
#OnTargetEnglish #day16 Sometimes, I don’t practice English because I don’t feel inspired. Instead, I just need to keep working on it.