Present continuous uporabim, ko govorim o:
1. DEJANJIH in STANJIH,
ki tečejo ZDAJ,
v tem trenutku.
I am typing this at the moment.
She isn’t sleeping.
Are they watching TV?
2. DEJANJIH in STANJIH,
ki ne tečejo ZDAJ,
ampak v tem obdobju.
I’m reading a nice book.
(I started reading it but I haven’t finished it yet and I’m telling you this at a party.)
She is studying law.
(She started studying law but hasn’t finished yet, she is in the third year now.)
They are building a new house.
(But it’s in the middle of night now and they are sleeping.)
3. IZRAŽAM PRIHODNOST
(sestanek, dogovor, domenek...)
I’m having lunch with John tomorrow.
She’s meeting Hannah at the airport.
Are you gardening this afternoon?