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Present Continuous Tense

Present Continuous Tense

Preparation Present Continuous Tense We use the present continuous tense to talk about things

Preparation Present Continuous Tense We use the present continuous tense to talk about things that are happening around the time we are doing, thinking or talking about them.

We form the present continuous tense with the present tense of be and a

We form the present continuous tense with the present tense of be and a verb ending in ing.

The table shows how we form the –ing form of a verb. Most verbs

The table shows how we form the –ing form of a verb. Most verbs + ing walking Verbs ending in e -e + ing come coming Verbs ending in ie -ie + y + ing lie lying Short verbs ending in a vowel + a consonant Double the consonant + ing running

Make –ing forms of each verb given. • • begin rub listen lie swim

Make –ing forms of each verb given. • • begin rub listen lie swim study happen • • get use admit try decide come put

On the day of the Clean Beaches Campaign, you took some photographs. Now you

On the day of the Clean Beaches Campaign, you took some photographs. Now you are writing descriptions of the photos you took. Look at the picture and the words on the following page and say what the people in the picture are doing.

What is Albert doing? He is eating. What is Carol doing ? She is

What is Albert doing? He is eating. What is Carol doing ? She is cooking.

What are Stephanie and Joey doing ? They are building sand castles.

What are Stephanie and Joey doing ? They are building sand castles.

What are Peter, Tony and Michael doing ? They are playing football.

What are Peter, Tony and Michael doing ? They are playing football.

What are Sam and Nancy doing ? They are swimming.

What are Sam and Nancy doing ? They are swimming.

What are they doing?

What are they doing?

They are boxing

They are boxing

He is cooking

He is cooking

He is doing judo

He is doing judo

She is playing the violing

She is playing the violing

They are dancing

They are dancing

He is driving

He is driving

He is falling down

He is falling down

He´s playing golf

He´s playing golf

They are playing hockey

They are playing hockey

He´s looking

He´s looking

He´s riding a bike

He´s riding a bike

It is eating

It is eating

They are shaking hands

They are shaking hands

He is skateboarding

He is skateboarding

He is weightlifting

He is weightlifting

He´s playing rugby

He´s playing rugby

He´s working on the computer

He´s working on the computer

He´s windsurfing

He´s windsurfing

He´s surfing

He´s surfing

THE PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE Is he playing football at the moment? No, he isn’t.

THE PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE Is he playing football at the moment? No, he isn’t. He is running.

WHAT IS SHE DOING? draw She is drawing a picture at the moment

WHAT IS SHE DOING? draw She is drawing a picture at the moment

Is Spongebob skateboarding? Yes, he is.

Is Spongebob skateboarding? Yes, he is.

Is Patrick swimming? No, he isn’t. He’s eating candies.

Is Patrick swimming? No, he isn’t. He’s eating candies.

Is Sandy playing the guitar? Yes, she is.

Is Sandy playing the guitar? Yes, she is.

Is Sandy running? No, she isn’t. She’s climbing a mountain.

Is Sandy running? No, she isn’t. She’s climbing a mountain.

Are Spongebob and Patrick running? No, they aren’t. Spongebob is driving and Patrick is

Are Spongebob and Patrick running? No, they aren’t. Spongebob is driving and Patrick is taking a hide.

Are you studying English at home? ?

Are you studying English at home? ?

Is Spongebob dancing? No, he isn’t. He’s singing.

Is Spongebob dancing? No, he isn’t. He’s singing.

Is Sqiudward painting? Yes, he is.

Is Sqiudward painting? Yes, he is.

Are Spongebob and Patrick hunting? Yes, they are.

Are Spongebob and Patrick hunting? Yes, they are.

Is Sqiudward eating? No, he isn’t. He’s cooking.

Is Sqiudward eating? No, he isn’t. He’s cooking.

Is Sandy having fun? No, she isn’t. She’s sleeping.

Is Sandy having fun? No, she isn’t. She’s sleeping.

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