Here are the different usages of this tense:
Make sure you also read:Examples of Typical Time Expressions
(The verbs are
The boy is running.
The phone is ringing.
They are talking.
This month they are practicing for a contest.
He is working in an office.
He is studying a lot these days.
They are fighting for their country.
Tomorrow He is returning home.
She is meeting her friends tonight.
He is starting a new job in the morning.
She is traveling to Paris this afternoon.
She is always making a mess!
He is always causing trouble.
This guy is always smoking!
|Now||The present time period||Near future||Annoying
|now||these days||this afternoon||always|
|this moment||this week||next week|
|this month||on Sunday|
|this year||after dinner|