PRESENT CONTINUOUS THE PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE AFFIRMATIVE work
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THE PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE • AFFIRMATIVE: work I am ‘m You We They He She It are ‘re is ‘s working
INTERROGATIVE: Work Am I Are you we Working? they Is he she it NEGATIVE: Work I am not ‘m not You are not working We aren’t They He She It is not isn’t
WHAT ARE THEY DOING? They are playing football at the moment
What is Hommer doing? He is running
VERB + ing (spelling rules) listen + ing = listening die (-ie y) + ing = dying write + ing = writing hop + ing = hopping travel + ing = travelling
Make –ing forms of each verb given. get use admit try decide come put
The Present Continuous Tense is used for: 1. Actions which are happening at or around the moment of speaking. • Mum is in the kitchen. She´s cooking.
2. Temporary situations. She normally goes to school by car but this week I´m going by train.
PRESENT SIMPLE PRESENT CONTINUOUS Daily routines Describe actions at the moment of speaking (now or around) I get up at 7: 00 every day I take a shower at 7: 10 What are they doing? They are reading a book Facts and permanent situations Activities happening around now London is the capital of UK I´m staying at the Park hotel this week Future actions (events based on official calendars, schedule. Etc…) Fixed future arrangements (planned actions) The concert begins at 7: 30 next Friday evening. He is having dinner with Linda on Monday Time expressions Every day/ month/ year/ afternoon…. Once a week/ month/ year Always/ often, /usually/sometimes/ never Now, right now, these days At this moment Today, This morning, This week Listen!, Look!
• Put the verbs in brackets into present simple or present continuous: 1. Alan …………… (buy) his girlfriend flowers every week. 2. Fred ……………. . (play) a baseball match this afternoon. 3. My father ………. . (go) to the dentist once a year. 4. Brenda …………. (read) a letter from his boyfriend now 5. Robert ……… (enjoy) drinking a cup of cofee every day. 6. I …………… (study) French now. 7. My classmates and I …………. . (do) an exam at the moment. 8. Listen! The baby …………. (cry) 9. We sometimes ………… (listen) to music in class.
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