Lesson Eight

The Present Continuous Tense

S + (be) + _____ing

Singular
Plural
I am learning
We are learning
You are learning
You are learning

He is learning

She is learning

It is learning

They are learning

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You are learning English right now.

He is learning English at school.

They are learning English.

The Present Continuous Tense usually describes things that are happening now, but it can also be used to describe important things in your life, and future activity.

Do not confuse the present continuous tense with the "going to" future or with gerunds.

Contraction: Subject + (be). Example: He + is = He's

 

I am eating.

I'm eating

teacher
You are eating.

You're eating.

 

narendra
He is eating.

He's eating.

boy
She is eating.

She's eating.

gir
It is eating.

It's eating.

cat
We are eating.

We're eating.

(You + I = We)

  teacher I

narendrayou

You are eating.

You're eating.

couple
They are eating.

They're eating.

children

 

This man is eating soup.

eating soup

 

She is winking at you.

sdf

 

This boy is getting some cotton candy.

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Next: Lesson Eight, Part II

(Making Questions in the Present Continuous Tense)