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Affirmative

I am working you are working he/she/it is working we / they are working

We use the present continuous to talk about:

Negative
I am not working you are not working he/she/it is not working we / they are not working

things that are in progress now, at this moment.

Interrogative
Am I working? Are you working? Is he/she/it working? Are we / they working?

temporary actions or situations.

What are they doing? Look at the picture and write sentences. There are some verbs in the box that will help you.

eat drink buy swim talk play read build

Example: There is a boy eating an ice-cream.


THOSE IS A GILR DRINKING A SODA THERE IS A BOY BUYING AN ICE-CREAM THERE IS A FAMILY SWIMMING IN A SEA THOSE IS A KID TALKING IN SIDEWALK THIS CHILDS ARE PLAYING WITH A BALL THERE GIRL IS A READING A BOOK

B) Complete the sentences with the correct form of the present continuous, using the verbs in brackets.

Mary reading (read) a book. Susan talking (talk) with Mark. Catherine and Mark drawing (draw) a flower. he asking (ask) a question. The boys playing (play) football.

C) Put the following sentences into the negative form.

Rita is writing a letter. she isnt writing Sally is reading a book. she isnt reading a book. Lucys husband is cooking dinner. he isnt cooking dinner. Catherine is singing a song. she isnt a singing a song. Mark is mending his friends bike. he isnt mending his friends E) Answer the following questions building logical sentences using the verbs in brackets in the present continuous.

D) Complete the sentences below writing the verbs in brackets in the present continuous.

are you reading (read) a book? is she watching ( watch)? Yes, she is a cartoon. _____________________________________ What are the students doing at 4 p.m.? (read) _____________________________________ What are you doing at the moment? ( answer questions) What are you doing at 1 p.m. ? (eat)

is the sun shining (shine)? are the birds singing(sing)? Why is he crying (cry)? is the woman having (have) a shower?

_____________________________________ What is your mother doing at the moment? (cook)