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Module # 13__
I. General Information
Subject: English I CODE: INE-0204
Credit Units: 3 Module Duration: 10 days

Specific Objectives:

-The student will be able to learn about how to use the present progressive.

Skills to Develop:

Practice the correct use of the present progressive when you speak
and write.

Exercise 1

A. Use the words below to make sentences in present progressive.

1. I / to read a book. I am reading a book.


2. it / to rain.
3. he / to repair his bike.
4. they / to watch a film.
5. the cat /to sleep on the chair.
6. Jane and Emily / to do their homework.
7. Bill / to wait at the bus stop.
8. we / to listen to the radio.
9. the children / to play a game.
10. Laura / to walk the dog.

B. Transform the sentences below into negative sentences.


Hint: pronoun+verb be+ not+verb+ing+complement

1. I am watching TV Im not watching TV.


2. I am talking
3. They are drawing.
4. He is opening the window

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5. Angela is cleaning the bathroom.


6. We are helping in the garden.
7. You are singing. It is raining.
8. She is joking.
9. I am tidying up my room.

C. Write Yes/No questions with the words below.


1. Peter / to go / to the cinema Is Peter going to the cinema?
2. they / to play / a game
3. she / to listen /to the radio
4. I / to dream
5. they / to pack / their bags

Read the sentences, they all use the present continuous. Match
the reason for using the present continuous with the sentences.

Cut and paste the reason to fill in the chart.

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Present Progressive sentences Reason

1. The summers are getting warmer.

2. I see they're digging up the road again.

3. He's doing a Master's in Glasgow.

4. At quarter to nine I'm still sitting in traffic.

5. ...and he's wondering what to do next when a man

6. She's buying a new laptop on Thursday.

7. What kind of car is the ethical motorist driving these days?

8. He's always making fun of me.

Options for the chart, escoja una y coloquela en la casilla


correspondiente en el cuadro de arriba.

Something happening again and again.


contrast to a previous state
arranged future event
something temporary
something that is developing
telling a story in the past
happening at the moment of speaking
something before and after a given time

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