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PRESENT

CONTINUOUS

HAPPENING NOW

We usepresent continuousto talk about


something that is happening at the time of
speaking. The action is not finished.
speakingto John.
Whatisshedoing?
Heis

TEMPORARY SITUATIONS
Iam livingin London at the
moment.
Whyisshemovinghouse?

Changing situations.
You're gettingtaller and taller every day.
The weather's gettingwarmer.

REPEATED ACTIONS AROUND


THE TIME OF SPEAKING
I am seeingJane a lot these days.
always: to talk about things that happen
repeatedly
(sometimes
to
say
that
something is irritating or annoying).
Sheis always comingto class late.
Heis constantly talking in the class.

FUTURE
I'm meetingmy father at the airport
at 5 o'clock tomorrow
I am playing soccer at night

These verbs include:

believe, belong, depend, hate,


know, like, love, mean, need,
prefer, realise, suppose, want,
understand.
Theyknoweach other very well Correct
Theyare knowingeach other very well -Incorrect

WALK AND TALK


LAY VOLLEYBALL
ISTEN TO THE RADIO
LAY THE PIANO
WAIT FOR THE BUS
WATCH TV
EAD

WHAT

ARE

JANE AND MARY


DOING ?

THEY

ARE

LISTENING
TO MUSIC.

SORRY , I CANT

Can you study German now?


Sorry, I cant study German now, I am studying
Can you .?

Name and answer

Play soccer ?

SARA is writing on her notebook.

have a party this


Saturday?
Study German ?
take math class?
Write a e.-mail , now?
Live in your own house?
Write sentences about your answer and share in the class.

PRESENT CONTINUOUS:
EXTENDED TIME

Mary is studying Spanish


Mary is studying Spanish this month
Write these sentences in the correct chart.
I am studying for a test right now
Joe is talking on the phone
Maria is majoring in English
I am taking three business classes this semester
Karla is sitting on the floor
Karina is brushing her hair
Mario is working this week
Action happening right
now

Actions happening these


days

WRITING ACTIVITY
Imagine your vacation and you have to communicate with your
family , the only way is writing a letter.
Think about a place
Write a letter.. Answer these questions.
WHAT ARE YOU DOING?
WHERE ARE YOU WITH?
WHAT ARE YOU DOING ON YOUR VACATIONS?
Dear Lisa.
Hello from Canada, I am here with Elena. Right now we
are drinking a coffee , this summer we are traveling
to new York etc
See you!

Final oral activity


Work by teams of eight people
Choose a country
Find information about it
Such as:

Languages
Flag
Costume
Important places
Want is that country like?
A traditional food ( write the recipe)
The weather
Festivals or parades