Regularity vs Temporality
Regularity is for Present Simple
one-word Verb or one word Verb + s after he, she, it shows regular / repeated actions.
He learns to drive.
Temporality is for Present Continuous
am / is / are + Verb+doing shows what you are doing temporarily (in this period of life).
I am learning to drive. — You are not driving now, you do not say how often you drive, you are learning to drive in this period of life, around now.
Choose the ideas from the table and say what you regularly do and what you are temporarily doing. Write down your sentences in the right column.
|teach someone to ride a bike|
|mend socks and old clothes|
|move in a new flat|
|sweep the floor|
|read a detective|
|make a cake|
|learn a foreign language|
|redecorate our flat|
|drive my parents’ car|
|live with our uncle and aunt|
|look after my grandparents|
|train to become a professional footballer|
|currently write a children’s book|
|sleep in the kitchen|