AFFIRMATIVE IN PRESENT CONTINUOUS
NEGATIVE IN PRESENT CONTINUOUS
QUESTIONS IN PRESENT CONTINUOUS
PRESENT CONTINUOUS IN GENERAL
TRANSLATIONS
100

We (learn) a lot this year.

We are learning a lot this year.

100

She is calling her mother.

She is not (isn't) calling her mother.
100

María feels better.

Is María feeling better?

100

What is the structure of present continuous?

Subject + To be (am, is, are) + Verb with ing

100

Ellos están bailando.

They are dancing.

200

I (write) an email to my friend Lola.

I am writing an email to my friend Lola.

200

They are playing a game.

They are not (aren't) playing a game.

200

She plays piano.

Is she playing piano?

200

What are the 3 forms of the verb "to be" in the present continuous?

am, is, are

200

Nosotros estamos nadando en la piscina.

We are swimming in the swimming pool.

300

Marta (eat) lunch in the cafeteria.

Marta is eating luch in the cafeteria.

300

He is getting ready for the party.

He is not (isn't) getting ready for the party.

300

She drinks coffee.

Is she drinking coffee?

300

You can use the present continuous to talk about actions that are happening...

NOW

300

Vosotros estáis bebiendo en el circo.

You are drinking in the circus.

400

She (play) a video game.

She is playing a video game.

400

I am working on the project.

I am not working on the project.

400

The kids play video games.

Are the kids playing video games?

400

Marcos (fix, not) the DVD.

Marcos isn't fixing the DVD.

400

¿Estás tú escribiendo en el papel?

Are you writing on the paper?

500

They (swim) in the pool.

They are swimming in the pool.

500

It's raining very hard in Madrid.

It is not (isn't) raining very hard in Madrid.

500

It rains.

Is it raining?

500

We (sit) next to the pool.

We are sitting next to the pool.

500

Él está jugando a juegos de ordenador y nosotros estamos viendo la tele.

He is playing computer games and we are watching TV.

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