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Learning the Present Continuous Tense

This presentation introduces the student to the present continuous or present progressive tense.

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Learning the Present Continuous Tense

  1. 1. Present Continuous Tense
  2. 2. past present future
  3. 3. <ul><li>What is this girl doing? </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>What is this girl doing? </li></ul><ul><li>She is thinking. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>What is this man doing? </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>What is this man doing? </li></ul><ul><li>He is singing. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>What is this person doing? </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>What is this person doing? </li></ul><ul><li>She is smiling. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>What is this person doing? </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>What is this person doing? </li></ul><ul><li>He is crying. </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>thinking </li></ul><ul><li>singing </li></ul><ul><li>smiling </li></ul><ul><li>crying </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>They end with ing . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>thinking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>singing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>smiling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>crying </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. I am thinking. He is singing. We are smiling.
  14. 15. <ul><li>They all use the verb to be. </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>They all use the verb to be. </li></ul><ul><li>Present Continuous Tense </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Verb to be + verb in present tense + ing </li></ul></ul>
  16. 17. The verb to be. I am the verb to be. He is the verb to be.
  17. 18. They are the verb to be.
  18. 19. <ul><li>I am </li></ul><ul><li>you are </li></ul><ul><li>he, she, it is </li></ul><ul><li>we are </li></ul><ul><li>they are </li></ul>

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