Present Continuous Tense
Simple Present Tense
Simple Present vs Present Progressive
Formation of Present Progressive Tense
|Affirmative Form||Subject + am / is / are + Verb (ing) + Complement|
I am learning English right now.
|Negative Form||Subject + am not / isn't / aren't + Verb (ing) + Complement|
I am not learning French right now.
|Question Form||Am / is / are + Subject + Verb (ing) + Complement|
Is he going to work?
|Negative Question||Am...not / isn't / aren't + Subject + Verb (ing) + Complement|
Am I not coming with you to the mall?
The most common state of the verb(ing) is just simply the verb itself + letters "ing"
walk - walking
talk - talking
turn - turning
learn - learning
However, this rule does not always apply. See present progressive tense spelling rules
Quick ExerciseFill in the blanks using present progressive tense.