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1 LESSON 4 PRESENT CONTINOUS TENSE be + Ving

2 Use of Present Continous - To talk about present e.g. Be quite. The children are sleeping. - To talk about temporary things e.g. I am working in Ankara for the next four weeks. - To talk about the future which has been planned e.g. He is going to a new school for next term. Your English is improving. He is leaving for school.

3 STRUCTURE He / She / It I We / You / They

4 PRESENT CONTINOUS (POSITIVE FORM) He is swimming. I am playing basketball. The children are going to the theatre.

5 PRESENT CONTINOUS (NEGATIVE FORM) I m not having lunch now. He isn t washing the dishes. The girsl aren t waiting for the bus.

6 PRESENT CONTINOUS (INTERROGATIVE FORM) Where are you going? Is she playing tennis? Are they sleeping? What are you doing?

7 I am working in a hospital. Is she eating pizza now? They are drinking juice. Are you having a new jacket?

8 We aren t working now. Are you living in Ankara?. I and my friend are checking the reports. Is she going to school tomorrow?

9 Short and Long Form

10 The boys are playing guitar. I m studying Maths at the moment. It s raining now. The dog is always barking. We re watching a movie now.

11 You are learning English. He s wearing his coat. I am reading my favourite book. They are writing an essay. The bird s singing. He is visiting his parents.

12 +ing Double letter -e removed singing sitting dancing playing swimming smoking barking getting writing learning running typing watching stopping phoning sleeping spelling practising drawing cutting coming

13 PRESENT CONTINOUS Verb list have + ing see + ing run + ing play + ing eat + ing fight + ing having seeing running playing eating fighting

14 PRESENT CONTINOUS Verb list talk + ing walk + ing teach + ing learn + ing study + ing talking walking teaching learning studying

15 Non continous verbs: These verbs cannot be used with continuous tenses. Feeling: hate, love, like, prefer, want, wish. A: I am loving tea very much. I love tea very much. B: She is wanting this book. She wants this book.

16 Non continous verbs: These verbs cannot be used with continuous tenses. Senses: seem, appear, feel, hear, see, smell, taste, sound A: It is seeming wrong. It seems wrong. B: I am not hearing anything. I don t hear anything.

17 Non continous verbs: These verbs cannot be used with continuous tenses. Thinking: believe, imagine, know, mean, realize, recognize, remember, understand A: The teacher is not believing they are right. B: The teacher doesn t believe they are right. A: He isn t remembering the page numbers. B: He doesn t remember the the page numbers.

18 NEGATIVE SENTENCE He / She / It is not I am not We / You / They are not

19 She is not listening to her friend. He isn t reading the letter now. They aren t speaking German and Spanish.

20 My friend and I aren t wearing coat. The boy isn t closing the door. My parents aren t going to the theatre. She isn t crying now.

21 - He isn t making a cake now. - You aren t speaking louder. - They aren t doing their homework. - He isn t playing any instrument.

22 We are on holiday. We aren t going to work. She isn t sitting on the table. It isn t snowing outside. She isn t wearing a hat now.

23 INTERROGATIVE SENTENCE she it we they

24 Are you writing a report now? Is he staying at home? What am I doing now? Is she playing violin? Are your parents teaching English?

25 Where are you living? I am living in Ankara. When is your friend leaving? He is leaving at ten tonight.

26 Where s John? He is in the kitchen. He is cooking. Are they swimming in the river at the moment? Is it raining outside now?

27 Yes/No Questions Short Answers

28 A: Are you and your friends speaking French? B: Yes, we are. / No, we aren t. A: What is he talking about? B: He is talking about politics.

29 A: Are you drinking milk at the moment? B: Yes, I am. Yes, I am drinking milk. A: Are you having lunch now? B: No, I am not. No, I m not having lunch.

30 A: Is volleyball your favourite sport? B: No, it isn t. (It s tennis). A: Is your wife a lawyer? B: No, she isn t. (She is an engineer). A: Are you tired? B: Yes, I am.

31 A: Are you having breakfast now? B: No, I am not. A: Is he waiting for the bus? B: Yes, he is.

32 A: Are they enjoying their holiday? B: Yes, they are. / No, they aren t. A: Is your sister wearing her coat? B: Yes, she is. / No, she isn t.

33 Time Expressions we use with the Present Continuous At the moment I am watching TV at the moment. These days Paul is living in New York these days. Now The phone is ringing now. Nowadays I think, you are smoking too much nowadays.

34 At the moment, I am revising my report. She is fishing in the river now. I am drinking too much coffee these days.

35 She isn t sitting on the chair now. She is sitting on the ground. You are listening to music now. Somebody is walking towards us.

36 A. Match a line in A with a line in B. A B 1. I m working hard 2. Mary is washing her hair 3. The baby s crying 4. Joe is revising 5. They are cooking 6. We are packing A B C D E F 1 because she s hungry. because we re going on holiday. because I need money. because she s going out tonight. because he has an exam. because friends are coming for dinner.

37 B. Complete the sentences using am/is/are and one of the verbs below. washing, cooking, playing, building, swimming 1. Listen to Jim. He is playing the guitar. 2. Look at her. She in the river. 3. I can t talk now. I the dishes. 4. Someone. I can smell the food. 5. They a new house in Fairfield.

38 C. Form the sentences in the Present Continous tense. 1. I / watch / TV. I am watching TV. 2. He / smoke / a cigar.. 3. They / play / football.. 4. Bob / read / book.. 5. She / wait / for the bus.. 6. It / rain.. 7. Jim / write / a letter..

39 D. Order the following sentences. 1. Is / now / Emma / her / mother / helping. Emma is helping her mother. 2. Am / not / writing/ a letter / now / I.. 3. Not / they / swimming / are / at the pool.. 4. Is / at the moment / sleeping / the child?.

40 E. Write positive, negative and interrogative sentences using ing. 1...He is running. He isn t running.....is he running?...

41 2. + -? ?

42 4. + -? ?

43 6. + -? ?

44 Circle the correct answer. 1) A: What.? He is playing the football. a: is your brother do b: is your brother doing c: are your brothers doing d: are your brother do?

45 Circle the correct answer. 2) A:. a book at the moment. a: I am b: I am read c: I m reading d: I read

46 Circle the correct answer. 3) A: Where is Tom? B: He is in the kitchen... the dishes? A: No, he. a: he is washing / isn t. b: he isn t washing / is. c: Is he making / is d: Is he washing / isn t.

47 Circle the correct answer. 4) A: What.. doing? B: I am looking for my notebook. a: are you b: aren t you c: is you d: do you

48 Circle the correct answer. 5) A:.? B: No, we aren t. We re just playing. a: What are you doing? b: Are they walking the dog? c: Are they reading book? d: Are you walking the dog?

49 Circle the correct answer. 6) A: Please be quiet! The baby a: is sleep. b: isn t sleeping. c: is sleeping. d: are sleeping.

50 7) Choose the incorrect sentence. a: She is waiting for us. b: We are leaving tomorrow. c: They are wanting to be a doctor. d: He is moving to Athens.

51 8) The plane.. at 6 o clock tomorrow evening. a: leave b: leaving c: is leaving d: is leave

52 9) My brother... too much. a: is smoking b: smoke c: is smoke d: smoking

53 10) Why? You should listen. a: you talk b: you are talking c: do talking d: are you talking

54 11) Is Chris. next Saturday? a: work b: working c: isn t working d: works

55 12) I am about her these days? a: think b: thinking c: thinking of d: thinks

56 13) She and her friend in the kitchen. They are. a: is / cooking b: are / cook c: aren t / cooking d: are / cooking

57 14) Don t disturb him. He. a: is study b: isn t study c: is studying d: studies

58 15)..? She is upset. a: Why does she cry? b: Why is she cry? c: Why she cries? d: Why is she crying?

59 16) My sister.. for an exam at the moment. a: isn t studying b: is studying c: study d: studies

60 17) He.. now but his wife. with him. a: leaves / going b: is leaving / goes c: leaving / isn t go d: is leaving / isn t going

61 18) Listen. Somebody. the door. a: is knocking b: is knock c: knocks d: knocking

62 19) I think your phone a: rings b: is ringing c: is ring d: ring

63 20) they studying or.? a: are / chat b: is / chatting c: aren t / chatting d: are / chatting?

64 21) Choose the incorrect sentence. a: What is she talk about? b: It is raining outside. c: Are you coming with us? d: Chris is writing an .

65 END OF THIS WEEK. THANKS FOR WATCHING.

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