Present Continuous - grammar guide and practice
PRESENT SIMPLE- CONTINUOUS- PAST SIMPLE- CONTINUOUS
What are they doing? (writing)
Present Simple vs Present Continuous
4 tenses revision
He is jumpingare jumpingis jump up and down. She is surfare surfingis surfing.
read the questions and choose the correct answer.
Is he playing the piano? Yes, he is.No, he isn't.
Are they ice-skating? Yes, they are.No, they aren't.
Are they hiking? Yes, they are.No, they aren't.
Is it raining? Yes, it is.No, it isn't.
Is she eating a sandwich? Yes, she is.No, she isn't.
Are they listening to music? yes, they are.No, they aren't.
read and complete the dialogue.
Mum: Hello, dear! Is everything OK? What are the children doing?is the children doing?the children are doing? (the children / do)?
Dad: Well, Sam playsis playingare playing (play) with the cat and Tina is eatingis eatare eating (eat) chocolate outside in the garden.
Mum: And the baby? Is he sleeping?
Dad: No, he isn't. The baby drinksis drinkingare drinking (drink) milk.
Mum: You are havingDo you haveAre you having (you / have) a good time?
Dad: Oh yes. I am havingis havingare having (have) a great time!