He works in a bank.
General truths, facts
The sun sets in the west
The plane from Paris arrives at 8.30.
Instructions, reviews, comments
You sprinkle some cheese on the pizza and then you bake it.
STATE VERBS (love, enjoy, like, understand, feel, etc.)
I think he`s lying. (opinion)
I’m thinking about the plan. (plan)
Every day / often / always / on Mondays, etc.
At the moment, right now
She is explaining the rules.
Temporary actions (this...these.....today)
I`m looking for a new job these days.
You`re always / constantly interrupting me when I‘m talking.
99,9 % future plans
They`re moving into their house next week.
Changing situations (more and more....)
More and more species are becoming extinct.
Now / at a time / these days / nowadays, etc.
Present Perfect Simple
Started in the past and still related / continues up to the present
Rachel has had the dog for 3 years.
Action that has recently ended or the result is visible (no specific time)
She has just turned on her computer.
An action which is not over yet
She has taken 15 pictures today.
I have never eaten snails for dinner.
For / since / already / yet / never / ever
Present Perfect Continuous
= present perfect, only we emphasize the duration of the action;
to express irritation
Sam has been talking on his phone for half an hour.
She has been walking all morning. Her feet hurt.