Part One of Chapter 1 (“Meeting People”) of WorkLife English Grammar 5: Language & Culture in Depth
Who It’s For: (Self) Teachers & Helpers at Intermediate to Advanced Learning Levels
Why It’s Useful: At higher levels, most English grammar instruction begins with review and contrast of verb tenses. Predictably in “Making Small Talk,” the Present Time Frame comes first. Here’s a compact summary of Simple Present uses of be + other verbs—and the Present Continuous.
What You’ll Do: