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PRESENT PROGRESSIVE TENSE

Present progressive and Present continuous tense both are same it is used to express a running or ongoing action at present time. It expresses an action which is in progress at the time of speaking. And also it used for a future plan which we plan.

There are some variations in present progressive/Continuous tense which are explained below and for present continuous passive voice tense.

Middle Of An Action

When we are in Middle Of An Action.

Formula: Subject + Helping Verb + Verb(ing) + Object
  • I am giving a lecture.
  • Ali is sleeping.
  • We are taking the class.

More Examples

Here are some present Progressive tense examples.

Sentences

  • He is riding a bicycle.
  • She is cooking food.
  • We are swimming.
  • Alina is reading a book now.
  • They are watching a movie.
  • They are waiting for you.
  • I am preparing myself for competition.
  • Please be quiet. The children are sleeping.

    Note: For Negative Sentences, we simply add Not after the verb.

  • Negative: She is not cooking food.
  • Interrogative: Is she cooking food?
  • Neg. Int: Is she not cook food?

Rules

Here are some present progressive tense rules.

Pronoun Helping Verb Example
I Am I am a Student
You Are You are a Student
We Are We are a Student
They Are They are a Student
He Is He is a Student
She Is She is a Student
It Is It is a Pen
Any Name Is Ali is a Student

Changing & Development

It talks about changing & development.

Formula: Subject + Helping Verb + Verb (ing) + Object
  • Alina is getting fat.
  • Ali is getting clever.
  • They are getting smart.

More Examples

Here are some present Continuous tense examples.

Sentences

  • My cat is getting smart day by day.
  • My Eye-side is getting a week.
  • Alina is getting more ill.
  • The children are growing quickly.
  • The weather is changing rapidly.
  • They are getting a good player of football.

Temporary Situation

When we do something for a short period of time.

Formula: Subject + Helping Verb + Verb (ing) + Object
  • I am having lunch.
  • Ali is watching a movie.
  • They are riding a bicycle.

More Examples

Here are some present Progressive tense examples.

Sentences

  • Ali is Giving Presentation.
  • She is cooking food.
  • We are playing Cricket.
  • Alina is working in dubai this month.
  • They are going for shopping.

For Future

When We have planned to do something in future.

Formula: Subject + Helping Verb + Verb(ing) + Object
  • I am going to Dubai next week.
  • She is making pizza tonight.
  • We are meeting tomorrow.

More Examples

Here are some present Progressive tense examples.

Sentences

  • Ali is planning to visit U.K.
  • She is planning to go for shopping.
  • They are going for a picnic.
  • Alina is going to take admission in University.
  • My friend is meeting with his father at the airport tomorrow.

Contractions

Here are some contractions of the present progressive tense.

Full Form Contraction Example
I am I'm I'm playing football.
He is He's He's playing football.
She is She's She's playing football.
It is It's It's a football.
We are We're We're playing football.
They are They're They're playing football.