PRESENT CONTINUOUS EVERYDAY ACTIVITIES. AFFIRMATIVE FORM STRUCTURE SUBJECT + PRESENT VERB TO BE + VERB – ING + COMPLEMENTS EXAMPLES SHE IS WRITING A LETTER.
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1EVERYDAY ACTIVITIES AND FUTURE EVENTS PRESENT CONTINUOUSEVERYDAY ACTIVITIES AND FUTURE EVENTS
2I AM LOOKING AT THE WINDOW AFFIRMATIVE FORMSTRUCTURESUBJECT + PRESENT VERB TO BE + VERB – ING + COMPLEMENTSEXAMPLESSHE IS WRITING A LETTERTHEY ARE EATING PIZZAI AM LOOKING AT THE WINDOW
3NEGATIVE FORM STRUCTURE SUBJECT + PRESENT VERB TOBE (NEGATIVE) + VERB – ING + COMPLEMENTEXAMPLESTHEY AREN’T (ARE NOT) STUDYINGHE ISN’T (IS NOT) COMINGI`M NOT (AM NOT) READING THE PAPER
4INTERROGATIVE FORM STRUCTURE PRESENT VERB TO BE + SUBJECT + VERB-ING + COMPLEMENT?EXAMPLESARE YOU EATING A PIZZA?IS THE DOG PLAYING WITH THE BALL?ARE THEY TRAVELLING TO ENGLAND?
5THEY’RE COMING TO MY HOUSE AT THIS MOMENT Actions that are happening at the same time you are speaking ( acciones que ocurren en el momento de hablar).EXAMPLESHE’S READING A BOOK NOWTHEY’RE COMING TO MY HOUSE AT THIS MOMENTPay attention to the purple words, they are adverbs of time for the Present Continuous ( las palabras purpura son advervios de tiempo para el continuo)
6USESometimes we use the present continuous for Plans in the future time.EXAMPLESI’m travelling to London next week.John and Marta are going to the cinema tonight.Pay attention to the purple words, all of them are future adverbs that are always connected to the present continuous for future plans.
7SPELLING RULES WHEN ADDING -ING General rule: we add –ing to the infinitive verbExamples: go/going , read/reading,meet/meetingVerbs ending in consonant + e, omit final eExamples: live/ living, write/ writing, …Monosyllabic verbs ending CVC (consonant+ vowel+ consonant) double the last consonant. Examples: stop/stopping, put/putting, swim/swimmingVerbs with two or more syllables ending CVC
8Verbs with two or more syllables ending CVC double the last consonant Verbs with two or more syllables ending CVC double the last consonant. Examples: refer/ referring, occur/ocurring,…Verbs ending in –ie, change this end for –y adding –ing. Examples: die/dyingVerbs ending in –y , do not change the –y. Examples: try/trying, play/playing
9NON-CONTINUOUS VERBSThe following verbs are not normally used in continuous tenses:like love hate want need prefer know realisesuppose mean understand believe remember belongcontain consist depend seem