Presentation on theme: "Simple present – Present Progressive"— Presentation transcript:
1 Simple present – Present Progressive English 1.2.1
2 Present Progressive The teacher is watching the students. The teacher is talking to the students.The teachers is explaining new grammar.FORM: form of ‘to be’ + verb + ing
3 Positive sentences I am (I’m) cleaning the kitchen. You are (You’re) listening to me, very good!He/She is (He/She’s) reading a bookWe are (We’re) studying for our English exam.They are (They’re) talking in English, not in French.
4 Negative sentences I am not cleaning the kitchen. (I’m not) You are not listening to me! (You aren’t/You’re not)He/She is not reading a book. (He/She isn’t; He’s/She’s not)We are not studying for our English exam.(We aren’t/We’re not)They are not talking in English, but in French.(They aren’t/They’re not)
5 Questions Am I cleaning the kitchen? Yes, you are./No, you aren’t (=you’re not)Are you listening to me?Yes, I am./No, I’m not.Yes, we are. / No, we aren’t (=We’re not)Is he/she reading a book?Yes, he/she is. - No, he/she isn’t (=He/She’s not)Are we studying for our English exam?Yes, you are./No, you aren’t. (=You’re not)Are they talking in English?Yes, they are./No, they aren’t. (=They’re not)