The present continuous verb tense shows that an action or condition is happening now, frequently & may continue into the future.
The Present Continuous Formula: to be [am, is, are] + verb [present participle] + ing
The present progressive puts emphasis on the course or duration of action.
1. Actions which are happening at or around the moment of speaking.
• Now I’m doing the washing up.
• She is working very hard nowadays.
2. Temporary situations.
• I’m staying with a friend at the moment.
Now, at the moment, today, nowadays, this week