Sunday , 21 January 2018

Present Continuous Tense


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Present Continuous Tense


Present Continuous Tense

Rules:

  • Always use 1st form of the verb.
  • Addition of (ing) after the verb.
  • So walk becomes walking
  • Talk becomes talking
  • He is walking across the road.
  • I am having dinner with my friends.
  • They are going on a trip.
  • Helping verbs of present continuous tense are (is, am, are)
  • If (he, she, it and singular nouns) are used as subject in the sentence “is” will be used as the helping verb.
  • If “I” is used as the subject of a sentence “am” will be used as the helping verb.
  • If (we, you, they and plural nouns) are used as the subject in a sentence “are” will be used as the helping verb.
  • In negative sentences not is used after the helping verb.
  • (is not, am not, are not)
  • He is not going to school.
  • I am not sleeping in this room.
  • We are not treating him gently.
  • In interrogative sentences helping verb is used in start of the sentence.
  • Is he going to school?
  • Am I sleeping in this room?
    • Are we treating him gently?