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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.
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Grammar Test for Upper Levels

Grammar Test for Upper Levels

Khatuna
This is a grammar test for upper intermediate and advanced students. Teacher divides students into groups and nominates each group to answer the questions. It's a multiple choice test which covers ...
3 Upper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
A Hit-and-run Offense (Tenses)

A Hit-and-run Offense (Tenses)

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This is a fictitious newspaper article about a hit-and-run offence. Students need to complete the text by put the verbs into the correct tense in the active or passive voice. Use to check students ...
6 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Song Worksheet: Today My Life Begins by Bruno Mars

Song Worksheet: Today My Life Begins by Bruno Mars

Guncha
This is lyrics for Today My Life Begins song by Bruno Mars, I am using it for my pre-intermediate level students to revise present simple, continuous tenses. I am using it at the beginning of the ...
2 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Present Continuous Future

Present Continuous Future

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This is a PowerPoint for teaching present continuous for future arrangements. It is designed for elementary levels and it includes an activity to check the learners' understanding. You may find it ...
5 Elementary
Clothes, Class Survey

Clothes, Class Survey

•Present Continuous,
This worksheet is intended for students in early stages of primary education. It will help them to internalise typical vocabulary of clothes, colours or asking and answering about people's clothes ...
4 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Tenses Overview

Tenses Overview

A powerpoint that explains the grammar rules for all the different English tenses. It contains examples, spelling rules, and shows the students how to form the verbs in normal, interrogative, and ...
10 Pre-Intermediate
Present Continuous or Simple- Verbs and Pictures

Present Continuous or Simple- Verbs and Pictures

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This is a set of memo cards. They can be used in present continuous or present simple practice. Topic is mainly: in the park. My students make sentences with them, or play memo game. I use p ...
5 Complete BeginnerElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Song Worksheet: I See the Light

Song Worksheet: I See the Light

Mariale Gomez de la Torre
This is a fill in the blank worksheet of the song "I see the light" from the Disney hit Tangled. While I was working with this song I found out that it's practically all about present continuous ...
4 Elementary
Speaking Questions

Speaking Questions

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This power-point presentation is helpful for improving speaking skills of your students using present simple and continuous.
8 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Farm Animals, Present Continuous

Farm Animals, Present Continuous

•Present Continuous,
This PowerPoint contains some farm animals, such as cat, frog, horse, etc. and what they are doing. It is appropriate for both absolute beginners and elementary levels. You may find it useful at t ...
7 Complete BeginnerElementary
Movie Worksheet: Goofy (Present Continuous)

Movie Worksheet: Goofy (Present Continuous)

•Present Continuous,
This is a worksheet based on Goofy - The Art of Skiing. The grammar is present continuous. It is designed for absolute beginners of learning English. It contains a yes-or-no activity. You can down ...
6 Complete BeginnerElementary
At the Playground, Present Continuous

At the Playground, Present Continuous

•Present Continuous,
This PowerPoint includes some actions at the playground such as swinging, sliding, running, etc. The grammar is present continuous and it is appropriate for elementary levels. It also contains two ...
8 Elementary
Clothing Items

Clothing Items

•Present Continuous,
This power-point presentation presents clothing related vocabulary. It also contains some pictures which you can ask students to describe, e.g. "What is s/he wearing?". This power-point prese ...
10 Complete BeginnerElementary
Present Continuous PowerPoint

Present Continuous PowerPoint

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This is a PowerPoint for teaching Present Continuous. It is designed for elementary levels and it contains some classroom actions such as listening, talking, writing, coloring, and etc. You may fi ...
5 Elementary
Present Continuous

Present Continuous

•Present Continuous,
This power-point presentation is appropriate for elementary students. This file can be used to review present continuous (positive and negative forms). It contains three parts, first is gap fillin ...
6 Elementary
Present Continuous I, We, You, They

Present Continuous I, We, You, They

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We are presenting a full explanation of the present continuous tense usage in positive sentences, negative sentences, questions and short answers. The exercises are aimed at the use of "I", "we", ...
11 Pre-Intermediate
Song Worksheet: Mr Brightside (Present Continuous)

Song Worksheet: Mr Brightside (Present Continuous)

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Use this activity to review or introduce present continuous to your students. The worksheet is divided into 3 exercises. Each exercise will work for a different area of knowledge. E.g.  In ex ...
6 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Movie Worksheet: Divergent

Movie Worksheet: Divergent

It includes activities to revise the content of the movie Divergent. I prepared some activities to do before watching, while watching and after watching the film. It worked really well with elemen ...
2 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Having Fun

Having Fun

•Present Continuous,
This is a PowerPoint presentation which is appropriate for elementary students. It includes some pictures and some useful sentences children can use in parks or playgrounds. It can be good for stu ...
3 Complete BeginnerElementary
Present Continuous ( House)

Present Continuous ( House)

•Present Continuous,
Here is a worksheet that is related to present continuous, and different parts of a house. Your students are supposed to look at the picture and complete the sentences in Present Continuous with p ...
9 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Present Continuous

Present Continuous

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This worksheet is appropriate for learning the present continuous tense. It includes some pictures that are related to playing in the playground. The students are supposed to look at the pictures ...
3 Elementary
Elementary Hex Game with Questions (Set 2)

Elementary Hex Game with Questions (Set 2)

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This is a set of questions for use with the game Hex. It's like playing tic-tac-toe: you number all the squares, and when a team chooses that square, it must answer the question corresponding to t ...
4 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Elementary Hex Game with Questions

Elementary Hex Game with Questions

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This is a set of questions for use with the game Hex. It's like playing tic-tac-toe: you number all the squares, and when a team chooses that square, it must answer the question corresponding to t ...
6 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Diagnostic Test Grade 5

Diagnostic Test Grade 5

Diagnistic written test - this test is a way to see what the students remember after summer holidays. It starts with a text with a true/ false exercise and some questions about it. Other contents: ...
2 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Writing Practice - Tenses Review

Writing Practice - Tenses Review

This writing worksheet asks students to present the given information using the appropriate tenses. It can be adjusted to include targeted vocabulary and expressions. "You are applying for a ...
2 Pre-IntermediateIntermediate

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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 347 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 you’d 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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