Present Continuous Tense

POSITIVE STATEMENTS

Subject Be Verb + -ing

I

am

working now.

He

She

It

is

playing tennis at the moment.

We

You

They

are watching TV right now.

NEGATIVE STATEMENTS

Subject Be + Not Verb + -ing

I

am not

working now.

He

She

It

is not playing tennis at the moment.

We

You

They

are not watching TV right now.

QUESTION STATEMENTS

Question Subject Verb + -ing Answer
Am

I

working?
Is

he

she

it

watching TV? Yes, he is.

No, he isn’t.

Are

we

they

you

reading the story? Yes, we are.

No, we aren’t.

Information Question Be Subject Verb + -ing
Activity/Thing What am

I

doing?
Time

When

What time

is

he

she

it

going home?
Place Where are

we

they

you

eating lunch?
Reason Why am I studying English?
Way How is

he

she

it

fixing the car?
Frequency How often are

we

they

you

watching TV?