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Present simple or present continuous??


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?


20 Feb 2014      

United Kingdom

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

20 Feb 2014     


Thanks a lot!!!!

20 Feb 2014     

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.

20 Feb 2014