Present Continuous Worksheets
Teachers can always use some new ideas so welcome to the present continuous page which has not only worksheets, but also several articles and warmers that you can use when teaching this topic. For this topic, there are now
385 available worksheets
which you can print out as they are, edit, or even just use for ideas when creating handouts of your very own.
This Present Progressive worksheet is perfect for young students
. It consists of two exercises; in the first exercise students complete sentences with present continuous verbs and then match those sentences to the pictures in part two. This is a great way to check not only their comprehension of the tense but also of vocabulary words and sentences. The images are so cute; your students are sure to enjoy them. If youd like to make changes, simply edit it to suit your needs. If you are teaching older students or think another activity might be better for your students, just look through the rest of the section. There are plenty of worksheets to choose from.
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GRAMMAR TIP:What Is Present Continuous?
The present continuous is one of the present tenses used in modern English, the others being the simple present and the emphatic present. All of these can be employed in both the indicative and subjunctive moods. The present continuous is used in several instances: to describe something which is happening at the exact moment of speech, to describe an action that is taking place now, but not at the exact moment of speech, to describe an event which is planned in the future, with always, but meaning often. To form the present continuous, one uses the appropriate conjugation of 'to be' from the present simple and puts the present participle of the chosen verb after. When using the interrogative with the present continuous, one does not use the verb to do as with the present simple, rather, one swaps the positions of the conjugation of to be and the present participle.
Verb tenses are tools that English speakers use to express time in their language. You may find that many English tenses do not have direct translations in your language. That is not a problem. By ...
I have designed this game for the first session of my class. It includes these topics: action verbs, food, and toys. The grammar focuces on present simple and present continuous. Divide your class ...
Students find it difficult to differentiate between future forms. When you make it clear and teach them to visualise the situation it's easier for them. 1) A dark cloud refers to the be goi ...
Pre-Int Int Adv
This is a powerpoint presentation that I made using website resources that will hopefully help you introduce future tenses and your students learn about future tenses and practice exercises online ...
This file includes some vocabulary items related to the activities children do at the playground, such as swinging, sliding, skating, etc. The grammar focuses on present continuous. Hope it helps.
This worksheet uses present progressive and clothing vocabulary. The communicative purpose is to describe what other people are wearing if students lose a friend or family member in an English spe ...
Presentation of simple present vs present continuous Rules (affirmative, negative, interrogative).
Beg Elem Pre-Int Int
This is an English test where teachers can asses the present continuous tense with vocabulary related to places and activities in town. Firstly, the students have to do a matching activity. Then, ...
This power-point presentation is suitable for young learners. It's appropriate for teaching and practicing present continuous and action verbs.
This is a useful lesson plan about the present continuous tense. It also has worksheets and games, and a nice warm up. Make sure students are using the correct form of present continuo ...
The worksheet contains a dice with pronouns and another one with common verbs. It is meant for a speaking activity. Students roll both dice together and then make a sentence using two words they s ...
This sheet provides practice of the present continuous tense. In class it can be done entirely orally and students can practice their writing as homework. Although the present continuous tense is ...
Some verbs are not used in the present progressive. They are called “nonaction verbs” or “stative verbs”. In the example in the worksheet, want is a nonaction verb. Want ex ...
This worksheet is aimed at secondary students who have some trouble identifying tenses. It is perfect for all levels when practicing for exams. It will help them recognize tenses in a mixed text s ...
The worksheet has been designed having in mind young learners who have been taught the present continuous. In the worksheet learners are asked to write sentences in the present continuous facilita ...
A complete worksheet covering vocabulary, song's message, and the present continuous drill. Appropriate for a review activity. To activate previous knowledge it starts with a vocabulary acti ...
Elem Pre-Int Int
This worksheet is intended to work with present continuous. It has some contrast with the present simple, particularly in regard with collocations, but it's mostly about present continuous. I used ...
Elem Pre-Int Int
Dilley Rocio Angel Eusse
It is a worksheet about the present progressive tense, where you can develop reading comprehension skills and practice the grammar. Students can practice and improve their vocabulary u ...
I prepared this worksheet for an elementary teen class (14-15 years old). I tried to make it as clear and comprehensive as posible, so that they could revise the theory as they were doing exercise ...
Elem Pre-Int Int
These are 25 sentences where you should use the verbs given in brackets in proper tenses. Aimed at practising the difference between present simple and present continuous tenses. It's great to use ...
Elem Pre-Int Int
This worksheet includes the vocabulary items related to the activities children do at the playground. The grammar focuses on present continuous. It is designed for elementary level. Hope it works!
The worksheet was made for students of the age of 7-13. This winter task will help your students to practice winter vocabulary and revise the present continuous tense, the present perfect tense, ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int
The word search can be used to learn new vocabulary about the verbs in present continuous, this activity help the students to learn new vocabulary the verbs with ing and how to add ing to each ...
A Powerpoint that can be used in class to present present continuous; it features the rules for when to use the tense and how to change a verb into its present continuous form. It shows all verb f ...
Elem Pre-Int Int
This power-point presentation is appropriate for reviewing clothes related vocabulary items, question formation. It includes different kinds of clothes such as: tie, watch, apron, sweater, pants, ...
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