Present Progressive/Continuous - Brief version
- Present Progressive/Continuous
- Signal words
- Form of affirmative, negative senences and questions
- Special verbs
- Long forms and short forms
- Present Progressive - Complex Test 1 Complex Test 2
- Exercises - Present Progressive
Present Progressive - Use
1) actions happening at the moment of speaking
Peter is reading a book now.
2) fixed plan in the near future
She is going to Basel on Saturday.
3) temporary actions
His father is working in Rome this month.
4) actions happening around the moment of speaking (longer actions)
My friend is preparing for his exams.
More and more people are using their computers to listen to music.
6) repeated actions which are irritating to the speaker (with always, constantly, forever)
Andrew is always coming late.
now, at the moment, Look! Listen!
to be (am, are, is) + infinitive + -ing
|I am playing football.
I'm playing football.
|You are playing football.
You're playing football.
|I am not playing football.
I'm not playing football.
|You are not playing football.
You're not playing football.
You aren't playing football.
|Am I playing football?
||Are you playing football?