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Use 1 The previous examples show that we use this tense to denote an action happening at the time of speaking (adverbs: now, right now, at the moment)
I’d love to see you. Are you busy? Unfortunately, I’m rather busy. I’m painting my flat this week.
Are you having fun this summer? Not really. I’m working as a waiter. I need some money for college.
Use 2 These examples show that the Present Continuous Tense is also used to denote a temporary action happening today or these days.
Use 3 It is also used to express the ongoing changes, especially with verbs such as become, get, grow, change, and with expressions like more and more.
Form – am, are, is + ing form Affirmative I am sleeping. He/she/it is sleeping. You/we/they are sleeping. Negative I am not (I’m not) singing. He/she/it is not (isn’t) singing. You/we/they are not (aren’t) singing. am, is, are + ing form
Form - continued Interrogative Am I dreaming? Is he/she/it dreaming? Are you/we/they dreaming? Short answers Yes, I am/he is/we are… No, I’m not/he isn’t/we aren’t…
ing form – spelling rules Most verbs just take –ing with no changes in spelling: watch-watching, clean-cleaning, listen-listening Verbs ending in –e drop it before –ing: live-living, write-writing Verbs with short vowels and one consonant double the consonant: run-running, swim-swimming
ing form – spelling rules Verbs ending in –l, double it: travel-travelling, cancel-cancelling Verbs ending in –ie change it to –y: lie-lying, die-dying