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Present Continuous Verb Tense Chart


Positive Sentences

Subject + Auxiliary Verb + Main Verb + _________.

Grammar Rules:

  • Auxiliary Verb - the present tense of the verb "to be" is used.
  • Main Verb - -ing is added to the end of the base verb.
Subject Auxiliary Verb Main Verb
1st Person I am walking to work.
2st Person You are walking very fast.
3st Person Singular The teacher is teaching us English now.
3st Person Plural The children are eating lunch now.


Negative Sentences

Subject + Auxiliary Verb + Not + Main Verb + _________.

Grammar Rules:

  • Auxiliary Verb - the present tense of the verb "to be" is used.
  • "Not" - is added after the auxiliary verb "to be".
  • Main Verb - -ing is added to the end of the base verb.
Subject Auxiliary Verb Not Main Verb
1st Person I am not eating lunch.
2st Person We are not talking to the people that live next door.
3st Person Singular My unlce is not planning to visit us.
3st Person Plural The doctors are not working at the clinic.


Questions

Auxiliary Verb + Subject + Main Verb + _________.

Grammar Rules:

  • Auxiliary Verb - the present tense of the verb "to be" is used.
  • Main Verb - -ing is added to the end of the base verb.
Auxiliary Verb Subject Main Verb
1st person Am I going with you to the city?
2nd person Are we cooking dinner?
3rd person singular Is nurse going to take your blood?
3rd person plural Are the police coming here?

Present Continuous Verb Tense Lesson

Present Continuous Verb Tense Exercise


Basic Grammar

Present Simple Verb Tense

Present Continuous Verb Tense

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  • Present Continuous Tense Chart
  • Present Continuous Tense Quiz
  • Present Perfect Verb Tense

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  • Present Perfect Tense Chart
  • Present Perfect Tense Quiz
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  • Present Perfect or the Present Perfect Continuous Verb Tense
  • Present Perfect Continuous Verb Tense

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  • Present Perfect Continuous Tense Chart
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