WHAT ARE YOU DOING? 1
THE PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE 1Affirmative:Subject + am, is, are + Verb –ing               Mary is jumping
Rules for V–ing1. In general: V+ ing   drink →drinking; sing →singing   Peter is reading; Susan isn’t eating2. Verbs endin...
USES of the PRESENT CONTINUOUS1. Activities we are doing: now, at the   moment, at present…    Pat is having a shower now2...
USES OF THE PRESENT SIMPLE1. Habits and routines   Eg. I play football twice a week2. With a future meaning- in    timetab...
STATE VERBS( NEVER CONTINOUS)•   LIKE•   WANT•   HATE•   UNDERSTAND•   BELIEVE
WHAT ARE THEY DOING?
WHAT AREN’T THEY DOING?   write/post        wash/cook
IT’S YOUR TURN!!• What ‘s number __ doing?• Who is ___________?• Is number ___ speaking?      Yes, he /she is      No, he ...
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  1. 1. WHAT ARE YOU DOING? 1
  2. 2. THE PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE 1Affirmative:Subject + am, is, are + Verb –ing Mary is jumping
  3. 3. Rules for V–ing1. In general: V+ ing drink →drinking; sing →singing Peter is reading; Susan isn’t eating2. Verbs ending in –e: write →writing; dance →dancing They are having lunch; Sam isn’t driving3. monosyllable verbs (C+V+C) swim →swimming; run →running We aren’t sitting; Tom is getting up
  4. 4. USES of the PRESENT CONTINUOUS1. Activities we are doing: now, at the moment, at present… Pat is having a shower now2. Temporary situations: this week, today, this month… Dad always drives to work, but he is walking this week
  5. 5. USES OF THE PRESENT SIMPLE1. Habits and routines Eg. I play football twice a week2. With a future meaning- in timetables…. Eg. The train leaves at 8.15
  6. 6. STATE VERBS( NEVER CONTINOUS)• LIKE• WANT• HATE• UNDERSTAND• BELIEVE
  7. 7. WHAT ARE THEY DOING?
  8. 8. WHAT AREN’T THEY DOING? write/post wash/cook
  9. 9. IT’S YOUR TURN!!• What ‘s number __ doing?• Who is ___________?• Is number ___ speaking? Yes, he /she is No, he / she isn’t
  10. 10. What are they doing?
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