2 Preparation Present Continuous Tense We use the present continuous tenseto talk about thingsthat are happening around the timewe are doing,thinking or talking about them.
3 We form the present continuous tense with the present tense of be and a verb ending in ing.
4 The table shows how we form the –ing form of a verb. walkMost verbswalkingVerbs ending in e-e + ingcomecomingVerbs ending in ielying-ie + y + inglieShort verbs ending in a vowel + a consonantDouble the consonant + ingrunrunning
5 On the day of the Clean Beaches Campaign, you took some photographs. Now you are writing descriptionsof the photos you took.Look at the pictureand the words on the following pageand say what the peoplein the picture are doing.