2009-06-04

HOW TO use Present Continuous Tense

The uses of Present continuous Tense :

1. To express some activity which is currently happening.


Past-----------------------NOW--------------------Future
-----------------------------XXX--------------------------


-> Pattern.

Subject + to be + Ving + Object

-> Examples :
- I am watching movie now.
- You are watching movie now.
- We are watching movie now.
- They are watching movie now.
- He is watching movie now.
- She is watching movie now.
- Adi is watching movie now.
- Adi and Ali are watching movie now.


-> Please note :
- I + am ..............
- You / We / They + are .....................
- He / She / It / Adi + is .....................

More Examples.

1. Arman is playing soccer in the field.
2. Anita is reading newspaper now.
3. Winda and Wina are buying some food in the market now.

-> NEGATIVE FORM
- I am not watching movie now.
- You are not watching movie now.
- We are not watching movie now.
- They are not watching movie now.
- He is not watching movie now.
- She is not watching movie now.
- Adi is not watching movie now.
- Adi and Ali not are watching movie now.


-> Yes/No Question

- Are you watching movie now.
@ Yes, I am OR
@ No, I am not

- Are we waiting for her?
@ Yes, We are OR
@ No, We aren't

- Are they watching movie now.
@ Yes, They are OR
@ No, They aren't

- Is He watching movie now.
@ Yes, He is OR
@ No, He isn't

- Is She watching movie now.
@ Yes, she is OR
@ No, she wasn't

- Is Adi watching movie now.
@ Yes, he is OR
@ No, he isn't

- Are Adi and Yudi watching movie now.
@ Yes, They are OR
@ No, they aren't