While having a conversation lesson this morning, two things popped up that I thought I could share with you.
1. We don’t use the Present Simple to express something that is happening now.
I work now. (Lavoro ora)
- I am working now. (Present Continuous is the right tense in this case)
2. We don’t use the Present Simple to express an immediate decision or reaction.
- Just a second!
I makeyou a copy. (Un attimo! Ti faccio una copia)
- Just a second! I will make you a copy. (Future WILL is the right tense in this case)
If you keep these two high frequency mistakes in mind, you can speak a little more accurately. Yeah!
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