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Spelling Rules for

Present Continuous

Some verbs just need ‘ing’
adding to them:

• read – reading
• burn – burning

drop the final ‘e’ and add ‘ing’ • take – taking • receive – receiving .If a verb ends in a silent ‘e’.

double the last consonant before adding ‘ing’ • sit – sitting • run – running . if the three last letters are consonant – vowel – consonant (cvc). In a one syllable word.

Do not double the consonant in words that end in w. or y! • enjoy – enjoying • Snow . x.snowing . ….however.

double the last consonant only if the last syllable is stressed.In words of two or more syllables that end in a consonant-vowel-consonant combination.controlling . • admit – admitting • control .

change the ‘ie’ to y before adding ‘ing’ • die – dying .If a verb ends in ‘ie’.

Now try these ones: • Load • Try • Build • Cancel • Set • Chat • Choose • Transmit .

…and these • Begin • Change • Surf • Run • Create • Write • Fill .

…and these …and these • •begin Organize • •change Paste • •swim Save • •run Download • •create Upload • write • Copy • fill • Omit .

…and these • check • insert • justify • print • scan • turn • listen .

…and these • Show • Freeze • Hang • Watch • Erase • Send • Click .

We use AM . He is listening listen to the instructions.IS . I am surfing on the web. .ARE and other verb with ING to make the present continuous tense. They are writing writ a mail. We are looking look at the screen. You are checking check attention.

ing .. ing They aren’t trnsmitting .And . he isn’t copying the files you aren’t reading this ? We aren’t resting. She isn’t chatting..

Remember : AM IS + VERB ING ARE Don’t forget .

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LOOK AT THE PICTURES AND WRITE SENTENCES IN PRESENT CONTINUOUS .

LOOK AT THE PICTURES AND WRITE SENTENCES IN PRESENT CONTINUOUS .

LOOK AT THE PICTURES AND WRITE SENTENCES IN PRESENT CONTINUOUS .

LOOK AT THE PICTURES AND WRITE SENTENCES IN PRESENT CONTINUOUS .