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Present continuous gaby

  1. 1. Present Continuous Definition The present continuous is one of the present tenses used in modern English. The Present Continuous is mainly used to express the idea that something is happening at the moment of speaking. Also describes activities generally in progress. Another use of the tense is to talk about temporary actions or future plans.
  2. 2. Structure of Present Continuous Affirmative. Subject + verb to Be + Verb + Ing  I am playing  You are eating  He is dancing  She is singing  It is traveling  We are walking  You are cooking  They are reading
  3. 3. At the time of speak: The Present Continuous is used when the people is talk about something happening at the time of speaking Example: The boy is reading in the book now. The Miss is looking at the girl at the moment.
  4. 4. Structure of Present Continuous Negative. Sujeto + verbo auxiliar ("to be") + auxiliar negativo ("not") + gerundio ("-ing"). Examples:  I am not reading You are not jumping  She is not swimming He is not learning
  5. 5. Structure of Present Continuous Interrogative Sentences. Verbo auxiliar ("to be") + sujeto + gerundio ("-ing")? Examples: Are you running? Are they playing? Is he writing.? Is she cooking.?
  6. 6. Uses of Present Continuous The present continuous is used to talk about something that is happening at the moment in which we speak. Time expressions such as "now", "right now" and "at the moment" indicate the present continuous. Examples: I'm studying now Is it raining.? He‘s cooking at the moment
  7. 7. Also we used to talk about something that is happening today but not necessarily when we talk. In this case, use time expressions like "currently", "lately" or "these days". Examples: Are you working much lately? She's currently looking for a job They're learning Spanish
  8. 8. We use the present continuous to talk about something that is already decided will be done in the near future. This indicates that happen surely planned. Examples: I'm going to the beach in the morning He‘s not coming to the class tomorrow Are you working the next week?

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