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CONVERSATION based on Simple Present/ Present Indefinite
Radha: Aradhna, do you like reading?
Aradhna: No, I don’t
Radha: But why?
Aradhana: Oh, it’s so boring?
Radha: It’s not like that. You don’t like it because
your mind gets disturbed a lot.
Aradhana: Well, I don’t think so.
Radha: Yes, it is true. Do you practice meditation?
Aradhana: Yes, but not often
Radha: Then, start mediation
Aradhana: and how does it lead us to a balanced life?
Radha: Oh, good question.
Well, first of all, it helps us to gain
a new perspective on stressful situations.
Anuradha: Really? But how does it do so?
Radha: It builds skills to manage our day to day stress.
Anuradha: Great! Does it have other benefits as well?
Radha: Sure, it increases our self-awareness
Anuradha: Oh, I see.
Radha: And it helps us to focus on the present.
Anuradha :and that’s how it helps to concentrate our mind.
Radha: absolutely right.
Anuradha: Ok, and now only I understood why you often suggest me to do meditation,
Radha: yes, and do you know reading is also a kind of meditation,
It’s not always important to close your eyes and meditate.
Anuradha: But how is it possible?
Radha: Actually, whenever you focus your mind on your present
performing any task without distracting yourself to
any other task or thought is a kind of meditation.
Anuradha: Oh, that’s great to know.
Now, I’ll start my meditation from tomorrow onwards and reading as well.
Radha: That’s good. But, remember, be patient at the beginning, Gradually you‘ll achieve a good pace.
Anuradha: OK, Thanks a bunch. I want to know more benefits of meditation.
Radha: We’’, it reduces all our negative thoughts and emotions. It teaches us the importance of self-love. IT lowers balances our heart rate and blood pressure and most importantly, it improves our sleeping quality.
Anuradha: Wow ! so meditation is so beneficial. I think I must join any Yoga Center as well. Do you know about any good Yoga centres nearby my home?
Radha: Yes, I know. But nowadays it is closed due to the Deepawali holidays.
Anuradha: So when will it be opened.
Radha: It reopens on 2nd December 2022.
Anuradha: OK, one last question if you don’t mind.
Radha: Ask, please!
Anuradha: Why did you say ‘, “ It reopens on 2nd December 2022..” but it’s a future action.
So it should be spoken like, “ It will be reopened on 2nd December 2022.
Radha: Oh Anuradha, actually, Present Indefinite can be used for telling our future schedules, timing etc.
Anuradha: Oh I see, Thanks a bunch. This is a benefit of being the friend of an English teacher.
Radha: ha ha ha! Well if you wish to know more about, the rules of Present Indefinite Tense, you can read my notes on my website www.budsofwisdom.com.
Radha: Yes, you can find their many grammar quizzes, conversations, video lessons and podcasts as well.
Anuradha: Thanks a bunch Radha, sure I’ll visit the website. You know I am a Grammar Geek.
Radha: Yes Anu I know.
Anuradha: Ok, meet you tomorrow in the park again. Thanks a lot again, bye
Radha: Bye, have a nice day!
Anuradha: Sure, you too.
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