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English Language Lessons for EAP/ESL Students: 2. Simple & Progressive Tenses

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Lesson 2: Simple & Progressives Tenses

"He walks." vs. "He is walking."  What's the difference?  When should you use the simple tense?  When should you use progressive (continuous)?

This lesson will help you understand and review how to form simple present and simple past tense verbs as well as present and past progressive tense verbs.  You will learn the difference in meaning between the simple and progressive tenses in English and learn how to make the best choices in your writing and speaking. 

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