Present Continuous Tense

We use the Present Continuous Tense to talk about activities happening now. I am sitting down, because I am tired. I am not learning German, present Continuous Tense this is an English class. We can also use the Present Continuous Tense to talk about activities happening around now, and not necessarily this very moment.

Sally is studying really hard for her exams this week. I am reading a really interesting book now. How are you brushing up on your English for the trip? We aren’t working hard these days. The Present Continuous Tense is also used to talk about activities happening in the near future, especially for planned future events.

I am seeing my dentist on Wednesday. Polly is coming for dinner tomorrow. We aren’t going on holiday next week. What uses of the Present Continuous Tense do these sentences have? I can’t play with you now. What are you doing these days? What are you doing at the weekend?

Peter and Mary are going out. They met at Adam’s party last week. Quick Spelling Hint: Make sure you DO NOT spell this tense as Present Continuos or Present Continous that appear to be very typical spelling mistakes. The verb to be – the Present Simple Tense. Grammar reference and online exercises for Elementary level. Grammar reference and practice exercises for learners of English as a second language. Comparative” Geography Quiz for Pre-Intermediate level.

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I’ll be home in an hour. Mary is going to a new school next term. What are you doing next week? Are they coming to your party? They aren’t coming to the party. They’re not coming to the party.

She isn’t going home until Monday. She’s not going home until Monday. Stative verbs We do not normally use the continuous with stative verbs. At eight o’clock we are usually having breakfast. When I get home the children are doing their homework.