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    Gunner1999 is offline Junior Member
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    I study/I am studying law

    Hi. I have another question, which is a bit confusing. I'm going to give you 2 examples.
    - I study law at Harvard or I'm studying law at Harvard? Some English people use the first option and the others use the second one. Which one is more appropriate?
    - I attend High School or I'm attending High School?
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    Re: I study/I am studying law

    Please note that I have changed your thread title.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:
    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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    Re: I study/I am studying law

    I'm studying Law at Harvard.

    I would say the continuous is more appropriate in this case, when spoken by a student. It gives the meaning of a temporary situation.

    I go to high school.

    Present simple is better here. It gives the meaning of 'every day', as a matter of routine.

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