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FORM: 2.

Look at the pictures:

To be + Main verb + ing 3. What are they doing?


Use the verbs bellow and write
sentences.
The present Continuous is used to
describe something that is eat - cry- play- read- dance - watch
happening now, at the moment
Ex: Tim is eating.
2. _______________________
Example: 3. _______________________
4. _______________________
He is playing. 5. _______________________
6. _______________________

4. Write the - ing form of the


verbs:

A) come _____________
B) Take _____________
C) Fly ______________ 3. Look at the Picture again and answer the questions.
D) Swim ____________
E) Study ___________ A) is Tom reading? ________________________________
F) Stud_____________
B) Is Mark eating? ________________________________

C) Is Susan dancing? ___________________________


5. Write negative sentences.
D) Is Peter watching TV? _______________________
A) He is learning how to read.
____________________________ E) Is Ann crying? ____________________________
B) I am having a bath.
____________________________
C) Im reading a fantastic book.
____________________________ 7. Fill in the blanks writing the verb in the present
D) Mark is driving a new car. Continuous.
_________________________
E) Im looking for my bag. A) You _____________ (listen) to the music.
__________________________ B) He _____________ ( cry).
C) I _____________ ( swim) in the swiming pool.
D) Susan _____________ (wait) for her daughter.
E) _____________ she _____________ (watch) TV?
F) Who _____________ he _____________ (kiss)?
6. Write questions for the answers. G) Her husband _____________ (not/ Cook) diner.
A) _____________________? H) Tim _____________ ( not / sing) a song.
No, they arent singing. I) My brother _____________ (not/ do) his homework.
B) _____________________? J) _____________ your mother _____________ (work)
Yes, She is writing a new book. today?
K) Mary and Sue _____________ (Play) tennis.
L) Tim and Jim _____________ (not/ swim) in the lake.
PRESENT CONTINUOUS

+ TO BE (present simple) + main verb + ing

He is studying

The Present Continuous tense is used to describe something that is happening


now, at the moment.

1. What are they doing? Look at the pictures and write sentences. Use the verbs in the box.

build drink study eat sing play fight

paint brush skate draw read

1. He is eating an ice-cream.
2. ______________________
3. ______________________
4. ______________________
5. ______________________
6. ______________________
7. ______________________
8. ______________________
9. ______________________
10. ______________________
11. ______________________
12. ______________________

B) Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the present continuous, using the verbs in brackets.

The students ______________ (read) a book.


Jane ______________ (talk) to Ann.
I ______________ (do) my homework.
Mary and Ann ______________ (draw) a house.
She ______________ (ask) a question.
My father _____________ (wash) his car.
C) Build correct sentences:

1. Your / is / playing / ? / who / brother / with


________________________________________________________
2. Is / dog / she / walking / Mrs. Parson / s
________________________________________________________
3. 4 oclock / the / are / waiting / they / for / bus.
________________________________________________________
4. Mark / s / sister / you / coming / is / with/ ?
________________________________________________________
5. Talking / girlfriend / your / ? / who / to / is
________________________________________________________

D) Write in the negative:

1. He is learning how to write. ___________________________________________


2. We are having a good time together. ___________________________________
3. Mary is leaving him. _________________________________________________
4. The kids are doing their homework. ____________________________________
5. They are drinking apple juice. _________________________________________
6. You are working very hard. ___________________________________________
7. Im looking for my sister. ____________________________________________
8. She is selling her boat. _______________________________________________

D) Ask questions:

1. What ______________________________? Im writing a letter.


2. What _____________________________? She is dancing with John.
3. What ________________________________? Were buying a new car.
4. What _______________________________? Were swimming.
5. What ________________________________? They are eating fish.
6. What __________________________? He is reading Romeo and Juliet.
GRAMMAR
STUDY
1. What are they doing? Look at the pictures and
write sentences:
Read this example: FORM
am / is / are + verb + ing 1. ______________________
Im studying English now.
2. ______________________
AFFIRMATIVE NEGATIVE INTERROGATIVE 3. ______________________
I am running I am not running Am I running? 4. ______________________
You are running You are not running Are you running? 5. ______________________
He is running He is not running Is he running?
6. ______________________
She is running She is not running Is she running?
It is running It is not running Is it running?
We are running We are not running Are we running?
You are running You are not running Are you running?
They are running They are not running Are they running? 2. Put the verb in brackets into the present continuous, affirmative ,
negative or interrogative.
Short forms: Short forms:
Im, youre, shes, hes , Im not, you arent, she isnt, he USES
isnt, it isnt, we arent, they
1. So what _________(happen) now?
Its, were, theyre
arent
We use the present 2. Look! They _________(have) a lot of fun.
continuous: 3. No, the bus _________(not stop). The bus driver
SPELLING BUT To describe _________(drive) very fast.
TIME something taking
4. Listen! Someone _________(knock) on the door.
Clean cleaning Makemaking MAKERS place at the
Dodoing Write writing moment of 5. They _________(not read). They _________(ride) their bikes
Bebeing Sit sitting speaking. outside.
See seeing Run running Now
E.g.: Im reading now. 6. Look at Mary! She _________((not run)? - Yes, she is. She
Play playing Lie lying At the moment
For something
Washwashing Diedying Today _________(run) towards.
These days happening for a
short time. 7. John, come with us outside. The sun _________(shine) again.
E.g.: Im staying with my
friend for a few days.
GRAMMAR
STUDY

Read this example: FORM

Im studying English now.


am / is / are + verb + ing

AFFIRMATIVE NEGATIVE INTERROGATIVE

I am running I am not running Am I running?

You are running You are not running Are you running?

He is running He is not running Is he running?

She is running She is not running Is she running?

It is running It is not running Is it running?

We are running We are not running Are we running?

You are running You are not running Are you running?

They are running They are not running Are they running?

Short forms: Short forms:


Im, youre, shes, hes, Its, Im not, you arent, she isnt, he USES
were, theyre isnt, it isnt, we arent, they arent

We use the present continuous:

To describe something taking


SPELLING BUT
TIME place at the moment of
MAKERS speaking.
Clean cleaning Makemaking
E.g.: Im reading now.
Dodoing Write writing
Sit sitting
Bebeing Now For something happening for a
Run running
See seeing Lie lying At the moment short time.

Play playing Diedying E.g.: Im staying with my friend


Today
for a few days.
Washwashing These days
1. What are they doing? Look at the pictures and write sentences:

1. ______________________

2. ______________________

3. ______________________

4. ______________________

5. ______________________

6. ______________________

2. Put the verb in brackets into the present continuous, affirmative, negative or interrogative.

1. So what _________(happen) now?

2. Look! They _________(have) a lot of fun.

3. No, the bus _________(not stop). The bus driver _________(drive) very fast.

4. Listen! Someone _________(knock) on the door.

5. They _________(not read). They _________(ride) their bikes outside.

6. Look at Mary! She _________((not run)? - Yes, she is. She _________(run) towards.

7. John, come with us outside. The sun _________(shine) again.