The Present Continuous Tense

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The Present Continuous Tense
The Present Continuous Tense

CHAPTER 3.  THE PRESENT CONTINUOUS

1. Uses of the present continuous

In English, the Present Continuous tense is usually used to express continuing, ongoing actions which are taking place at the moment of speaking or writing. In the examples given below, the verbs in the Present Continuous tense are underlined.
e.g. Right now I am cooking supper.
At the moment the plane is flying over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

The Present Continuous tense is often used in conversation.
e.g. “What are you doing?”
“I am working on my English assignment.”

Occasionally, the Present Continuous tense is used to refer to a future event.
e.g. We are leaving tomorrow.

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