Present Continuous

The present continuous (also called present progressive) is aused to show that an action is happening now, either at the moment of speech or now in a larger sense. The present continuous can also be used to show that an action is going to take place in the near future

Present Continuous Forms

  • The present continuous is formed using am/is/are + present participle.
  • Questions are indicated by inverting the subject and am/is/are.
  • Negatives are made with not.


  • Statement: You are watching TV.
  • Question: Are you watching TV?
  • Negative: You are not watching TV.
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Present Continuous


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