In terms of verb tenses and their use, describe the differences between the following two sentences and then state how you might teach these differences to learners new to English:

1. Mary brushes her teeth every morning.
2. Mary is brushing her teeth now.

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(1) represents a timeless habit.

(2) represents an occurrence at the moment of the locution.
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when we will used the pressent perfect continuous
'I have been studying English for 50 years.' Use present perfect continuous for a continuing or repetitive activity or event from an uspecified time in the past until now, when you wish to emphasize the ongoing action rather than the nature of the activity.