What’s happening? - Introduction to the Present Continuous

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What’s happening? - Introduction to the Present Continuous

  1. 1. What’s happening?What is Garfield doing here?What do you notice about the verbs he uses?
  2. 2. Describe what is happening in the picture. What is the baby doing? He is laughing.
  3. 3. Describe what is happening in the picture. What are they doing? They are dancing.
  4. 4. Describe what is happening in the picture. What are they doing? They are playing football.
  5. 5. Describe the picture What is the dog wearing? It is wearing glasses.
  6. 6. ‘The dog is wearing glasses.’What do you notice about the tense? ends in [– ing]How many verbs are there in the sentence? twoWhy do you need this? to describe what is happening now
  7. 7. The Present ContinuousWhat is the difference between these sentences?He speaks Spanish. He knows how to speak this language. He is speaking the language withHe is speaking Spanish. someone right now.
  8. 8. Grammar RulesTo build the Present Continuous we need: ‘to be’ in the Present Simple + verb in the Infinitive + [- ing]+ Shhhh! I am talking on the phone!- My computer is not working.? Are they kissing?

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