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ESL forum > Grammar and Linguistics > Present simple or present continuous??    

Present simple or present continuous??



catiahenriques
Portugal

Present simple or present continuous??
 
Hi.  I īm helping a 7th grade student. His teachet gaves him a worksheet about Present simple and present continuous. I īve got a doubt.
Can you please help me?

1. She______ (begin) to feel better this morning.

Is it present simple or present continuous? I shouldn īt be a past tense because was this morning?

Thanks
Catia

20 Feb 2014      



cunliffe
United Kingdom

is beginning - it is describing how she is at that moment and not in general.

20 Feb 2014     



catiahenriques
Portugal

Thanks a lot!!!!

20 Feb 2014     



yanogator
United States

Good answer, Lynne.
 
As for the rest of your question, we are assuming that it is still morning, which explains the use of the present continuous.
 
Bruce

20 Feb 2014