PRESENT CONTINUOUSWhat do you need to form the Present continuous?SubjectPronoun + Verb be + Gerund + Complem. (-ing) I + AM + PLAYING + GOLF SHE + IS + EATING + PIZZA THEY + ARE + WATCHING + TV
WHAT IS SHE DOING? WHAT IS HE DOING?SHE IS PLAYING VOLLEYBALL HE IS GOING SHOPPING
WHAT ARE THEY DOING? WHAT IS HE DOING?THEY ARE PLAYING FOOTBALL HE IS WRITING A BOOK
SPELLING RULESMANY VERBS CHANGE WHEN –ING IS ADDED1. When verbs of one 2. With verbs that end in e-, we syllable that end in a omit the – e and add – ing. consonant add – ing. Example:Example: Dance dancingGet getting Write writingSwim swimming 3. With verbs that end in -ie, we change the – ie to – y, and –ing Example: Lie lying Die dying
1. He is watching television. 1. Watch (he)2. She is eating (a sandwich). 2. Eat (she)3. They are playing chess. 3. Play (they)4. She is listening to music. 4. Listen (she)5. He is studying. 5. Study (he)6. They are waiting (for the bus) 6. Wait (they)
PRESENT CONTINUOUS: NEGATIVE FORMWhat do you need to form the Present continuousin negative?Subject Verb be Gerund + + (-ing) + ComplementPronoun (negative form) I + AM NOT + PLAYING + GOLF SHE + ISN’T + EATING + PIZZA THEY + AREN’T + WATCHING + TV
PRESENT CONTINUOUS: INTERROGATIVE FORMHow do you form a question in present continuous?VERB BE + SUBJECT + Gerund + Complement + ? PRONOUN (-ing) ARE + YOU + PLAYING + GOLF + ? IS + HE + WATCHING + TV + ?
PRESENT CONTINUOUS: SHORT ANSWERS ARE + YOU + PLAYING + GOLF + ? YES, I AM (AFFIRMATIVE) / NO, I AM NOT (NEGATIVE) YES, WE ARE(AFFIRMATIVE) / NO, WE AREN’T (NEGATIVE) IS + HE + WATCHING + TV + ? YES, HE IS (AFFIRMATIVE) / NO, HE ISN’T (NEGATIVE)
CLIMB FISH READ SHINE SLEEP SHINE 1. IS MR. PEARSON COOKING? NO, HE ISN’T. HE IS FISHING. 2. IS MRS. PEARSON PLAYING TENNIS? (read a book) NO, SHE ISN’T. SHE IS READING (A BOOK). 3. IS GRANDDAD LISTENING TO MUSIC? (sleep) NO, HE ISN’T. HE IS SLEEPING. 4. IS PENNY PICKING FLOWERS? (swim) NO, SHE ISN’T. SHE IS SWIMMING. 5. IS JOHNNY RIDING A BIKE? (climb a tree) NO, HE ISN’T. HE IS CLIMBING A TREE. 6. IS IT RAINING? (sun, shine) NO, IT ISN’T. THE SUN IS SHINING.