Sunday, 19 May 2013

PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE



PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE


It is used to show that a work is being done. It is still being done.


For Example :


Sam is painting a picture.


This sentence shows that the subject Sam is doing a work in the present time. 

This work is continuing now.


In this tense is, am are along with first form of verb with ing is used.


He is drinking water. 

I am painting a picture. 

You are taking your meals.



 AFFIRMATIVE SENTENCES


With First person singular ‘am’ along with first form of verb with ‘ing’ is used.


For Example :


I am writing a letter.


With First person plural,second person singular and plural and third person plural ‘are’ is used with first form of verb and ing .


We are playing a match. 

You are making a noise. 

They are singing a song.


With third person singular ‘is’ is used with first form of verb and ing.


For example :


He is drinking water.

NEGATIVE SENTENCES


‘Is, Am or Are’ + Not + First form of verb + ing is used.


For Example : 

Boys are not playing a football match.

INTERROGATIVE SENTENCES

‘Is, Am or Are’ is used before subject. First form of verb + ing is used.

Sign of interrogation is used.


For Example :


Are the boys  playing a football match?

Are the girls not singing a song ?







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