Present continuous

Discover the present continuous of English verbs! Learn the rules to make the affirmative, the negative and the interrogative form, and find many examples that will help you understand how to use this verb tense. Then test yourself with printable worksheets and three levels of interactive exercises that you can find at the end of the lesson.

Notes

What is the present continuous?
The present continuous is a verb tense made from the present tense of the verb BE and the ING form of a verb.

It has three forms:

  • affirmative
  • negative
  • interrogative

 

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Present continuous - Videos with examples

Watch the videos and find out several sentences with examples of present continuous!

"I AM WALKING. SHE IS RUNNING. THEY ARE JUMPING.

I AM READING. HE IS LISTENING TO MUSIC. THEY ARE WATCHING TV."

Present continuous - Affirmative form

Present continuous - Affirmative form

Present continuous - Negative form

Present continuous - Negative form

Present continuous - Interrogative form

Present continuous - Interrogative form