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Present Progressive Story 2


(Present Continuous)
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Who are they? Where are they? What are they doing?
Right now, it is Monday morning. Mike and Tina are at home. They are
sitting at a table. They are eating breakfast.

At this moment, Tina is drinking coffee. She is eating a pastry. She is sitting
across the table from Mike. She is talking to Mike.

Mike is Tinas husband. He is sitting at the table with Tina. He is also


drinking coffee. Mike is listening to Tina.

After breakfast, Mike and Tina are leaving for work. They work in the city.
They are riding the bus to work.

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Present Progressive Story 2 Exercises


A. Answer the following questions. Use the Present Progressive tense.

1. Where are Mike and Tina on Monday morning? What are they doing?

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2. Where is Tina sitting now? What is Tina eating?

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3. Where are Mike and Tina going after breakfast? How are they getting
there?
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_____________________________________________________________

B. Rewrite the following sentences as negative sentences, yes/no


questions, WH-questions (using the underlined word) and tag questions.

Examples for the sentence Sandy is cooking tonight.


Negative: Sandy is not cooking tonight.
Yes/No Question: Is Sandy cooking tonight?
WH-Question: When is Sandy cooking?
Tag Question: Sandy is cooking tonight, isnt she?

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1. They are eating breakfast.

Negative: _____________________________________________________

Yes/No Question: ______________________________________________

WH-Question: _________________________________________________

Tag Question: _________________________________________________

2. Mike is listening to Tina.

Negative: _____________________________________________________

Yes/No Question: ______________________________________________

WH-Question: _________________________________________________

Tag Question: _________________________________________________

3. They are riding the bus to work.

Negative: _____________________________________________________

Yes/No Question: ______________________________________________

WH-Question: _________________________________________________

Tag Question: _________________________________________________

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C. Rewrite the story using contractions.

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Present Progressive Story 2 Answers


A. Answer the following questions. Use the Present Progressive tense.

1. Where are Mike and Tina sitting on Monday morning? What are they
doing?
Mike and Tina are sitting at the table. They are eating breakfast.

2. Where is Tina sitting now? What is Tina eating?

Tina is sitting across from Mike. She is eating a pastry.

3. Where are Mike and Tina going after breakfast? How are they getting

there?

After breakfast, Mike and Tina are going to work. They are riding the bus.

B. Rewrite the following sentences as negative sentences, yes/no


questions, WH-questions (using the underlined word) and tag questions.

1. They are eating breakfast.

Negative: They are not eating breakfast.

Yes/No Question: Are they eating breakfast?

WH-Question: Who is eating breakfast?

Tag Question: They are eating breakfast, arent they?

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2. Mike is listening to Tina.

Negative: Mike is not listening to Tina.

Yes/No Question: Is Mike listening to Tina?

WH-Question: What is Mike doing?

Tag Question: Mike is listening to Tina, isnt he?

3. They are riding the bus to work.

Negative: They are not riding the bus to work.

Yes/No Question: Are they riding the bus to work?

WH-Question: Where are they riding the bus?

Tag Question: They are riding the bus to work, arent they?

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C. Rewrite the story using contractions.

Right now, its Monday morning. Mike and Tina are at home. Theyre sitting
at a table. Theyre eating breakfast.

At this moment, Tina is drinking coffee. Shes eating a pastry. Shes sitting
across the table from Mike. Shes talking to Mike.

Mike is Tinas husband. Hes sitting at the table with Tina. Hes also drinking
coffee. Mike is listening to Tina.

After breakfast, Mike and Tina are leaving for work. They work in the city.
Theyre riding the bus to work.

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