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Present Continuous

Statements

 01 Present Continuous

 02 Present Continuous

 03 Present Continuous

 04 Present Continuous

 05 Present Continuous

Signal words

 06 Continuous Signal words

 07 Continuous Signal words

 08 Continuous word order

 09 Continuous word order

Questions

 10 Continuous questions

 11 Continuous questions

 12 Continuous questions

 13 Continuous questions

Negatives

 14 Continuous negative

 15 Continuous negative

 16 Continuous negative

 17 Continuous negative

Tests

 18 Continuous word order

 19 Continuous Word Order

 20 Continuous Test

 

English Tenses

 Simple Present Tense

 Simple Past Tense

 Present Perfect

 Past Perfect

 Future 1

 Future Perfect

 Going-to-Future

 

Continuous Tenses

 Present continuous

 Past Continuous

 Present Perfect Continuous

 Past Perfect Continuous

 Simple Future Continuous

 Future Perfect Continuous

 

Comparison of Tenses

If clauses - Conditional

Active Passive exercises

Reported Speech

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Simple Present Continuous grammar rules

Present progressive - Present continuous - The tenses - Learning English

 

Present progressive (Present continuous)

 

Present progressive (continuous) means: Something is happening now.

 

Form of the present progressive


to be (am, is, are) + infinitive + -ing

 

Examples: 

 

I am reading a book.

They are going for a walk.

 

Present progressive -  (Present continuous) signal words

 

Simple present signal words: at the moment, at present, now, right now, still, today, tonight.
Look! Listen!

 

Examples: 

 

She is now sitting in the classroom.
They are right now reading a book.
Look! They are watching television.

 

Verbs like can, have, like and want don't form the present progressive.

 

Present progressive questions

 

Am I watching TV?
Are you listening to music?
Is he dancing today?
Is she watching birds?
Are we looking for CDs
Are you wating for the taxi?
Are they writing letters?

 

 


English Tenses exercises
Simple Present Tense
Simple Past Tense
Present Perfect
Past Perfect
Simple Future - Will Future
Going-to-Future
Continuous Tenses
Comparison of Tenses
Active and Passive Voice
If clauses - conditionals
Reported Speech

 

Present continuous - English grammar - present continuous

 

Present continuous and the rules of sentence structure. English grammar: Present continuous. An introduction, form of the present continuous, exceptions in spelling, short forms of the present continuous, use, signal words, summary and exercises. Matching exercises, quizzes and riddles for the present continuous.

 
 
 
 
           
 

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