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    he works hard

    Hello again,

    Can you tell me if the use of the present simple is correct here, please? Would it be better to use the present continuous (ie: he is working hard) or the present perfect continuous (he has been working hard)?

    "His level has improved a lot since the beginning of last year. He works hard in order to reach the next level".


    Thanks a lot for your help.

    Will

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    Re: he works hard

    To me, all three tenses work well here in the context of a school report, with little difference in meaning.

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