PRE-INTERMEDIATE, UNIT 1


ADDITIONAL GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY EXERCISES





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Present Continuous


Grammar

Form

am +...
is +
verb + -ing
are +...

Positive and negative

I am (not) +.../ I'm (not) + ...
He (she, it) is (not) working. / He's (not) working.
We (you, they) are (not) +... / We're (not) + ...

Question

... + am I + ...
What is he (she, it) wearing?
...+ are we (you, they) + ...

Short answer

Are you going? - Yes, I am. / No, I'm not.

Use

1. , .

They're playing football in the garden.
She can't answer the phone because she's washing her hair.


* , , Present Continuous :
like, love, want, know, understand, remember, depend, prefer, hate, need, mean, believe, forget

I'm tired. I want to go home. (not 'I'm wanting').
'Do you know that girl?' 'Yes, but I don't remember her name.'
I don't understand. What do you mean?


2. , , .

She's studying Maths at university.
I'm reading a book by Henry James.


3. .

I'm meeting Miss Boyd at ten o'clock tomorrow.
He's starting French lessons next week.
What are you doing at the weekend?


* ( ), () .., The Present Simple Tense.

What time does the train leave tomorrow?
The film starts at 8.15 this evening.
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