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English I - Present Continous

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  • English I

  • ContentsPresent Continuous Action Verbs

  • Present Continuous

    The Present continuous expresses the idea that something is happening now, at this very moment. It can also be used to show that something is not happening now.

  • Examples

    They are painting the house

    Sara is not listening to the TV

  • Structures

    Affirmative Form:

    SUBJECT + VERB TO BE + VERB ING + COMPLEMENT

    Negative Form:

    SUBJECT + VERB TO BE + NOT + VERB ING +COMPLEMENT

    Interrogative Form:

    VERB TO BE + SUBJECT + VERB ING + COMPLEMENT?

  • Activity 1Complete the following sentences with their corresponding verb form.

    Julieta _____ writing a letter.Peter and I ______ dancing salsa.My sister ______ studying French.I ____ drinking coffee.You and Paul ____ going to the movies.He ______ working in the office.I ______ playing the guitar.We ______ working right now.John ______ doing his homework.

  • Activity 2What are these people doing?Also, say what theyre not doing.

    He is talking on the phone He is not working.

  • The girlsThe catClaudiaCristopherThe airplane

  • The students Michelle Hugo Ignacio AnaSamantha

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