Christmas Scene 2 Language Focus

Rob and Ashlie talk about Christmas food, then look at the difference between verbs we use in the present continuous and verbs we usually use in the present simple.

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Watch the video. Next go to the Tasks and do the activities. 

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Submitted by parisaach on Tue, 08/10/2019 - 06:16

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Hello Biritish council team thanks for great videos , I have a question I hope you help me. thank you in advance. (task2-question1) 'why works in Hamburg' is wrong while the first part of the sentenc says 'Alex lives'

Hello parisaach

The present continuous form is correct here because Alex is working in Berlin for a temporary time (this summer). This is one common meaning that the present continuous can express -- see the Intermediate level section of our Present continuous page for more on this.

All the best

Kirk

The LearnEnglish Team