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PRESENT CONTINUOUS exercises


A list of exercises with the present continuous tense.

PRESENT CONTINUOUS INTERACTIVE EXERCISES:
  1. affirmative sentences writing exercise
  2. negative sentences writing exercise
  3. questions writing exercise

ABOUT PRESENT CONTINUOUS

The present continuous tense is formed with the subject plus the present particle form (-ing) of the main verb and the present continuous tense of the verb to be: am, is, are . This tense is a grammatical tense that can be used to describe when an action happened, or may happen. You can use it to describe both events that are happening in the present – right now, while you are talking about something.

The form is: Subject + Be + Verb with ING.

Sentences - e. g.
She is working at the moment.
I am playing football now.

Negative forms of present continuous are used to talk about things that are NOT happening at the time of speaking. To create a negative sentence with the present continuous, add not after the auxiliary to be or shorter way of negative form of not to be is: isn't, aren't, I'm not .

The form is: Subject + Be + Not + Verb with ING.

Sentences - e. g.
He is not working very hard.
You are not driving fast enough.

Present continuous questions are created by moving the verb BE to the beginning of the sentence. It's simple and easy here are the rules:
To Be + subject + verb with ING?

Sentences - e. g.
Am I going on holiday this summer?
Is she playing football at the moment?

VERB PLAY in PRESENT CONTINUOUS
AFFIRMATIVE NEGATIVE QUESTIONS
I I am playing I am not playing Am I playing?
He, She, It He is playing
She is playing
It is playing
He isn't playing
She isn't playing
It isn't playing
Is he playing?
Is she playing?
Is it playing?
We, You, They We are playing
You are playing
They are playing
We aren't playing
You aren't playing
They aren't playing
Are we playing?
Are you playing?
Are they playing?

VERB WATCH in PRESENT CONTINUOUS
AFFIRMATIVE NEGATIVE QUESTIONS
I I am watching I am not watching Am I watching?
He, She, It He is watching
She is watching
It is watching
He isn't watching
She isn't watching
It isn't watching
Is he watching?
Is she watching?
Is it watching?
We, You, They We are watching
You are watching
They are watching
We aren't watching
You aren't watching
They aren't watching
Are we watching?
Are you watching?
Are they watching?

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