Present Continuous Tense
Present Continuous Tense is used to describe an action that is going on at this moment. For example, He is cleaning the car, John is watching a movie.
This tense is normally used for Action in progress, Temporary Activity & Future action.
- Bob is singing a song. (Action is progress)
- She is doing a course. (Temporary Activity)
- Rohan is going to Delhi tomorrow. (Future Action)
Form: Subject + Is/Am/Are + Verb (ing) + Object.
- I am watching a movie.
- He is cleaning the table.
- You are going to school.
- John is writing a letter.
- My sister is cooking.
Form: Subject + Is/Am/Are + Not + Verb (ing) + Object.
- I am not watching a movie.
- He is not cleaning the table.
- You are not going to school.
- John is not writing a letter.
- My sister is not cooking.
Form: Is/Am/Are + Subject + Verb (ing) + Object ?
- Am I watching a movie?
- Is he cleaning the table?
- Are you going to school?
- Is John writing a letter?
- Is my sister cooking?
Present Continuous Tense Examples
- I am going to Peru next week.
- He is reading a book now.
- I am coming in 20 minutes.
- He is going to college by bus.
- All the children are sleeping.
- Teachers are teaching students.
- Someone is standing at the door.
- The child is playing with his toys.
- When is your brother coming?
- She is learning to drive a car.
- Are you coming by train or by bus?
- They are coming to stay for a month.
- Lara is writing an email.
- We are planning to go to Dubai.
- I am applying for a passport.
- I am planning to buy a new house.
- They are going to Berlin next week.
- Why are you not eating the food?
- Are you watering the plants?
- What are you cooking today?
- An old woman is selling flowers.
- The gas is leaking from the pipe.
- The wind is blowing from the west.
- She is wearing a black dress.
- Children are playing in the mud.
- They are going from Delhi to the USA.
- She is studying medicine in college.
- My son is drawing a picture of a tiger.
- Your friends are still waiting for you.
- The maid is sweeping the floor.
- Simple Present Tense
- Present Continuous Tense
- Present Perfect Tense
- Present Perfect Continuous
- Simple Past Tense
- Past Continuous Tense
- Past Perfect Tense
- Past Perfect Continuous
- Simple Future Tense
- Future Continuous Tense
- Future Perfect Tense