1. Use of the Present Progressive
1.1. actions happening at the moment of speaking
Peter is reading a book now.
1.2. fixed plan in the near future
We are going to Basel on Saturday.
1.3. temporary actions
I am working in Rome this month.
1.4. actions happening around the moment of speaking (longer actions)
My friend is preparing for his exams.
More and more people are using their computers to listen to music.
1.6. repeated actions which are irritating to the speaker (with always, constantly, forever)
Andrew is always coming late.
2. Signal words
- at the moment
to be (am, are, is) + Infinitiv + -ing