2 I am singing . You are selling books. He is building a house . Descreve uma ação que está ocorrendono momento em que está sendo narrada.Estrutura principalVerbo “to be” + Verbo principal + ingI am singing .You are selling books.He is building a house .Exemplos:
3 Geralmente é acompanhado por advérbios, como: nowthis momentat presentthis weekthis monththis yeartodayfor the time beingI am singing now.You are selling books this week.He is building a house this year.Ou por expressões no imperativo, como:Look!Listen!Look! It is raining!Listen! The children are singing!
4 Estrutura 1 - e + ing Exemplos: Mas to come - coming Verbos terminados em “e”- e + ingExemplos:Masto come - comingto write - writingto close - closingXXto be - beingX
5 Estrutura 2 ee + ing to agree - agreeing to flee - fleeing Exemplos: Verbos terminados em “ee”ee + ingto agree - agreeingto flee - fleeingto free - freeingExemplos:
6 Estrutura 3 - ie + y + ing to tie - tying to lie - lying Verbos terminados em “ie”- ie + y + ingto tie - tyingto lie - lyingto die - dyingXExemplos:XX
7 to control - controlling to stop - stopping to swim - swimming Estrutura 4Verbos terminados em “c/v/c”2 x consoante final + ingto begin - beginningto control - controllingto stop - stoppingto swim - swimmingExemplos:
8 to discover - discovering to abandon - abandoning Exemplos: Estrutura 5Verbos “não oxítonos” terminados em “cvc”verbo + ingto happen - happeningto visit - visitingto open - openingto discover - discoveringto abandon - abandoningExemplos:
9 Alguns verbos “não” usados no present continuous to seeto tasteto knowto wantto smellto liketo rememberto haveto possessto hearto noticeto believeto thinkto forgetto understandto seemto preferto need
10 Rights and Wrongs - 1 Exemplos: Do you like L.A.? (right) Are you liking L.A.? (wrong)I don’t understand. (right)I am not understanding. (wrong)I see the house. (right)I am seeing the house. (wrong)She has a car. (right)She is having a car. (wrong)The act of seeing = an object - wrongThe act of seeing = meeting someone - right
11 Rights and Wrongs - 2 Exemplos: I want to help her. (right) I'm wanting to help her.(wrong)I believe you're right. (right)I am believing you're right. (wrong)I know he's great. (right)I am knowing he is great. (wrong)I think he'll come. (right)What are you thinking? (wrong)The act of thinking = believe - wrongThe act of thinking = consider - right
12 Após preposiçõesUso obrigatório do gerúndioI'm tired of seeing pictures of dinosaurs.What is the harm in believing in ghosts?How to love a person without liking that person?What are the advantages of having a BMW ?
13 Se o sujeito é o verbo de uma sentença Uso obrigatório do gerúndioSeeing is believing!Getting eight hours of sleep can be difficult.Wanting something isn't enough.Having respect is essential for success.
14 are trying are writing is lying are taking are beginning 1.Complete the sentences with the present continuous tense of the verbs in parenthesis:a) Politicians_____________ to convince the voters using all ads. (to try)b) TV subscribers _____________several letters protesting . (to write)c) She ___________about the new project. (to lie)d) We______________Lucy to another city. (to take)e) Physicians_______________with the new procedures. (to begin)aretryingarewritingislyingaretakingarebeginning
15 f) AK47s, AR15s, Uzis, hand grenades, even rocket launchers are_______________homes and shops and __________civilians. (destroy / kill)g) Several women________________ here to be examined. (to come)h) Joan ___________ the ribbon tightly in a bow . (to tie)i) They_____________with that kind of contacts. (to stop)j) Officials____________the report about the damages. (to write)destroyingkillingarecomingistyingarestoppingarewriting
16 Test 1 (FAAP) - Assinale a alternativa correta: The whole world against drugs now.a) is fightingb) foughtc) had been fightingd) has foughte) fightTest 1
17 Test 2 (Vunesp) - Assinale a alternativa correta. Many countries ______ with nuclear reactors.a) is experimentingb) experimentsc) experimentingd) would experimente) are experimentingTest 2
18 (Unicuritiba) – Choose the alternative that completes the sentence below. I never_____cards but I___________at the present.a) play - playb) play - am playingc) plays - am playngd) to play - am playinge) play - plaingTest 3
19 (Mackenzie) - Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentence. "Our plan______ by the members of the committee.“a) will considerb) has being consideredc) has consideredd) have been considerede) is being consideredTest 4
20 (FATEC) - Assinale a alternativa que apresenta o uso correto do presente contínuo como em "The British Army is now installing it in its tanks.".a) The British Army is liking the new program.b) The British Army is understanding the needs of the population.c) The British Army is listening to the population.d) The British Army is preferring the new general.e) The British Army is possessing many tanks.Test 5
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