okurum vs okuyorum
What is the difference between: Ben Kitabı okurum and Ben Kitabı okuyorum I read the newspaper / i am reading the newspaper??? What is normally used the most? Thanks
This "Aorist ↔ Simple present & -iyor ↔ present continuous" is a terribly misleading oversimplification.
An Englishman says "I read the book" when he means he reads it every now and then on a regular basis. And says "I'm reading the book" to mean he's doing it right now.
A Turk says "Kitabı okurum" to shoe someone off, saying: "Okay okay, I'll do it sometime, leave me alone already," or "By and large, I'm a good reader, so I could perfectly do it any time I see fit."
When talking about lifestyles: "Genelde kitabı akşamları okurum," → "it's usully in the evenings that I read the book," is possible to say, but the present continuous is much more common: "Genelde kitabı akşamları okuyorum".