Present Continuous – What are they doing? Worksheet Template

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What are they doing? Worksheet TemplatePresent Continuous Tense is a form of tense that refers to actions that are taking place now or when the conversation is taking place. So the action has already begun, and it hasn’t ended when the conversation took place. This tense can also be used to describe an event that occurs briefly and or that has occurred in a long period of time.

This tense is also known as the Present Progressive Tense. Because this tense can be used to explain an action that might or could be done in the future. In essence, the Present Countinous Tense shows an event or condition that is happening now, often happens, and can be done or continue into the future. You may also like : Body Parts Worksheets Template

The following is an example sentence in the Present Continuous Tense, which is adjusted to the situation that occurred:

  1. Situations where an event is taking place now.

Example: Mr. Tony is making a design of the house.

  1. Situations where an event has been planned with certainty to occur in the future.

Example: The class will start at 8 AM tomorrow.

  1. Situations where a change or development is taking place for a long time.

Example: My parents is getting older.

The present continuous is used to talk about what is happening at the moment, as well as for future scheduled events and takes the following forms:

Present Continuous Positive Form

Subject + to be (am, are, is) + present participle (ing form of verb) + objects

  • Peter’s working in the garden at the moment.
  • We’re meeting Tom at five o’clock.

Present Continuous Negative Form

Subject + to be (am, are, is) + not + verb + objects

  • Mary isn’t watching TV now. She’s outside.
  • They aren’t working at the moment. They’re on a break.

Present Continuous Question Form

(Question Word) + to be (am, are, is) + subject + present participle (ing form of verb)?

  • What are you doing?
  • Where is Tim hiding?

Present Continuous Worksheet

Conjugate the verb in parentheses in the present continuous tense. In the case of questions, use the indicated subject as well.

  1. Alexander _____ (study) for his exams at the moment.
  2. Where _____ (you meet) Tim next week?
  3. She _____ (not play) Golf tomorrow.
  4. They _____ (make) dinner now.
  5. The company (not finish) the plans this week.
  6. She _____ (eat) oysters for lunch right now.
  7. David _____ (not fly) to Chicago next week.
  8. I _____ (work) on a special report today.
  9. We _____ (not cook) dinner this evening because we’re eating out.
  10. _____ (Tom drive) to work right now?
  11. Alice _____ (read) a new book at the moment.
  12. They _____ (not prepare) for the science exam at the moment.
  13. When _____ (you have) lunch tomorrow?
  14. We _____ (joke)!
  15. _____ (they give) a party this weekend?
  16. Susan _____ (make) the decision at 3 o’clock this afternoon.
  17. People _____ (play) tennis golf on a beautiful day like this!
  18. What _____ (you do)?!
  19. He _____ (bake) a cake at the moment.
  20. Which motel _____ (they stay) at now?

What are they doing? Worksheet Template

Present Continuous – What are they doing? Worksheet Template

Present Continuous - What are they doing? Worksheet Template
Present Continuous – What are they doing? Worksheet Template
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The present downloadable teaching material was created for elementary school and students with special educational needs, learning difficulties, e.g. dyslexia at Beginner (pre-A1) and Elementary (A1) level. It is valuable for revising Present continuous (progressive) tense in English, and is excellent for improving your students’ Writing skills. It is about the theme of Actions.

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What are they doing? Worksheet Template

What are they doing? Worksheet Template
What are they doing? Worksheet Template

Present continuous with Disney characters ,matching pictures and answering questions.

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What are they doing? Worksheet Template

What are they doing? Worksheet Template
What are they doing? Worksheet Template

Two pages of exercises, with key on page 3. True or false, comprehension questions, make questions and gap fill. My thanks to Ravensburger Puzzles for letting me use the picture. I hope you will find it useful.

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