GRAMMAR: PRESENT CONTINUOUS
- Structure: SUBJECT + BE + VERB + -ING
- We use the present continuous for actions in progress at the time of speaking or for future arragements.
Positive & Negative sentences:
i.e. I am going to the cinema now. (+)
e.g. I am not (I’m not) studying English. (-)
You are studying French. –Singular (+)
You are not (You aren’t) going there. -Singular (-)
He is driving his car at the moment. (+)
He is not (He isn’t) playing soccer. (-)
She is cooking the dinner. (+)
She is not (She isn’t) making pasta. (-)
It is raining now. What do you think? (+)
It is not (It isn’t) snowing now. (-)
You are going to Brazil on holiday. –Plural (+)
You are not (You aren’t) working. –Plural (-)
They are waiting for me there. (+)
They are not (They aren’t) waiting. (-)
We are wearing glasses now. (+)
We are not (We aren’t) living here. (-)
Questions (?): BE + SUBJECT + VERB + -ING
i.e. Am I going with you?
Are you studying for the test?
Is he having lunch now?
Is she working in a bank?
Is it raining outside?
Are you going to the pool?
Are they running?
Are we eating chinese food?