Lesson 57, Exercise 1 - Present Continuous & Present Perfect Continuous
- Review of the Present Continuous. What is the interviewer's question?
Listen: Juggle. Betty Jean's juggling now (Present Continuous) and she has been juggling for 10 minutes (Present Perfect Continuous).
Juggle (verb) has 4 definitions. Here are 2 important ones:
1. To keep two or more objects in the air at one time by throwing them in the air and catching them.
Example: Betty Jean is juggling clubs. She also juggles balls.
2. To manipulate in order to deceive, to cheat: to juggle figures in the accounting books.
Example: Look at the picture. This accountant (bookkeeper) juggled the figures for his company. Now he is in prison!