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Present Continuous: Form

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Form: Present Continuous

For a full breakdown of the structure of the Present Continuous, please see Recognise: Present Continuous.


TO BE (Present Form) + PRESENT PARTICIPLE

She is winning


Forming the Present Continuous...


Form the verb


She
Positive
To Go

Using
Present
Continuous
Active

1. Conjugate

Present Continuous
Verb to Form = To Go
"GO BACKWARDS"

go + CONTINUOUS =
be GOING
Verb to Form = To Be

be + PRESENT=
AM/IS/ARE going

2. Person

+ SHE =
SHE IS going

3. Version

+ POSITIVE (Normal) =
She is going


Form the verb


They
Question
To Eat

Using
Present
Continuous
Active

1. Conjugate

Present Continuous
Verb to Form = To Eat
"GO BACKWARDS"

eat + CONTINUOUS =
be EATING
Verb to Form = To Be

be + PRESENT=
AM/IS/ARE eating

2. Person

+ THEY =
THEY ARE eating

3. Version

+ QUESTION =
ARE THEY eating?
Are they eating?

Form the verb


You
Negative Question
To Study

Using
Present
Continuous
Active

1. Conjugate

Present Continuous
Verb to Form = To Study
"GO BACKWARDS"

study + CONTINUOUS =
be STUDYING
Verb to Form = To Be

be + PRESENT=
AM/IS/ARE studying

2. Person

+ YOU =
YOU ARE studying

3. Version

+ NEGATIVE =
You AREN'T studying
+ QUESTION =
AREN'T YOU studying?
Aren't you studying?

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Question


I
Positive
To Promote

Using
Present
Continuous
Active

Make the Verb!


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Answer


I am promoting
I'm promoting

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