Presentation on theme: "Descreve uma ação que está ocorrendo no momento em que está sendo narrada. Estrutura principal Verbo “to be” + Verbo principal + ing I am singing. You."— Presentation transcript:
Descreve uma ação que está ocorrendo no momento em que está sendo narrada. Estrutura principal Verbo “to be” + Verbo principal + ing I am singing. You are selling books. He is building a house. Exemplos:
Geralmente é acompanhado por advérbios, como: now this moment Ou por expressões no imperativo, como: Look! Listen! this month this year I am singing now. You are selling books this week. He is building a house this year. Look! It is raining! Listen! The children are singing! at present this week today for the time being
Estrutura 1 Verbos terminados em “e” - e + ing Exemplos: to come - coming to write - writing to close - closing Mas to be - being X X X
Verbos terminados em “ee” ee + ing to agree - agreeing to flee - fleeing to free - freeing Exemplos: Estrutura 2
Verbos terminados em “ie” - ie + y + ing Exemplos: to tie - ting to tie - tying to lie - ling to lie - lying to die - ding to die - dying Estrutura 3 X X X
Verbos terminados em “c/v/c” 2 x consoante final + ing Exemplos: to begin - beginning to control - controlling to stop - stopping to swim - swimming Estrutura 4
Verbos “não oxítonos” terminados em “cvc” verbo + ing Exemplos: to happen - happening to visit - visiting to open - opening to discover - discovering to abandon - abandoning Estrutura 5
Alguns verbos “não” usados no present continuous to see to taste to know to want to smell to like to remember to have to possess to hear to notice to believe to think to forget to understand to seem to prefer to need
Exemplos: Do you like L.A.? (right)Are you liking L.A.? (wrong) I am not understanding. (wrong) I don’t understand. (right) I am seeing the house. (wrong)I see the house. (right) She is having a car. (wrong)She has a car. (right) Rights and Wrongs - 1 The act of seeing = an object - wrong The act of seeing = meeting someone - right
Exemplos: I want to help her. (right)I'm wanting to help her.(wrong) I am believing you're right. (wrong)I believe you're right. (right) I am knowing he is great. (wrong)I know he's great. (right) What are you thinking? (wrong)I think he'll come. (right) Rights and Wrongs - 2 The act of thinking = believe - wrong The act of thinking = consider - right
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Se o sujeito é o verbo de uma sentença Uso obrigatório do gerúndio Seeing is believing! Getting eight hours of sleep can be difficult. Wanting something isn't enough. Having respect is essential for success.
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) are is are trying writing lying taking beginning
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) destroyingkilling are is are coming tying stopping writing
(FAAP) - Assinale a alternativa correta: The whole world against drugs now. a) is fighting b) fought c) had been fighting d) has fought e) fight Test 1
(Vunesp) - Assinale a alternativa correta. Many countries ______ with nuclear reactors. a) is experimenting b) experiments c) experimenting d) would experiment e) are experimenting Test 2
(Unicuritiba) – Choose the alternative that completes the sentence below. I never_____cards but I___________at the present. a) play - play b) play - am playing c) plays - am playng d) to play - am playing e) play - plaing Test 3
(Mackenzie) - Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentence. "Our plan______ by the members of the committee.“ a) will consider b) has being considered c) has considered d) have been considered e) is being considered Test 4
Test 5 (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.