Present progressive grammar

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.

Verbs with -e at the end

Example: to make - making

Present Progressive future meaning:

Jane is playing computer games tomorrow.
I'm watching a film tomorrow.

Sentences Present Progressive

I
You
He
She
We
You
They
am
are
is
is
are
are
are
watching TV.
listening to music.
dancing today.
watching birds.
looking for CDs.
wating for the taxi.
writing letters.

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 waiting for the taxi?
Are they writing letters?

Examples: Questions present progressive

Question

Yes  No

Am
Are
Is
Is
Are
Are
Are

I
you
he
she
we
you
they

watching TV?
listening to music?
dancing today?
watching birds?
looking for CDs
wating for the taxi?
writing letters?

Yes, I am.
Yes, you are.
Yes, he is.
Yes, she is.
Yes, we are.
Yes, you are.
Yes, they are.

No, I'm not.
No, you aren't.
No, he isn't.
No, she isn't.
No, we aren't.
No, you aren't
No, they aren't.

Present progressive negatives

I
You
He
She
We
You
They

'm not
aren't
isn't
isn't
aren't
aren't
aren't

watching TV.
listening to music.
dancing today.
watching birds.
looking for CDs.
wating for the taxi.
writing letters.

Present progressive exercises

01 Present Progressive Grammar
02 Present Progressive
03 Present Progressive
04 Present Progressive
05 Present Progressive
06 Present Progressive
07 Present Progressive

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