It's Time To Change Yourself

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.
  • They are watching a movie.

    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

There are some basic Present Progressive/Continuous rules.

  • I = Am( I am a Student )
  • You = Are( You are a Student )
  • They = Are( They are Students )
  • We = Are( We are Students )
  • 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 Eyes-side is getting a week.
  • Alina is getting more ill.
  • 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 playing Cricket.
  • 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.
  • Alina is going to take admission in University.
  • She is planning to go for shopping.
  • They are going for a picnic.