Present Continuous Tense

Regular Verbs Present Continuous Tense

We can use the present continuous of regular verbs to talk about actions currently occurring.

Affirmative

Iameating.
Heis
She
It
Youare
We
They

Negative

Iamnoteating.
Heis
She
It
Youare
We
They

Interrogative

AmIeating?
Ishe
she
it
Areyou
we
they

Regular Verbs Present Continuous Tense Contractions

Affirmative

I'meating.
He's
She's
It's
You're
We're
They're

Negative

I'm noteating.
He's not / He isn't
She's not / She isn't
It's not / It isn't
You're not / You aren't
We're not / We aren't
They're not / They aren't

Interrogative

AmIeating?
Ishe
she
it
Areyou
we
they

The Verb 'To Be' Present Continuous Tense

We can use the present continuous of the verb to be to talk about situations and states in the present.

Affirmative

Iamcold.
Heis
She
It
Youare
We
They

Negative

Iam notcold.
Heis not
She
It
Youare not
We
They

Interrogative

AmIcold?
Ishe
she
it
Areyou
we
they

Present Continuous Tense Be Verb Contractions

Affirmative

I'mcold.
He's
She's
It's
You're
We're
They're

Negative

I'm notcold.
He's not / He isn't
She's not / She isn't
It's not / It isn't
You're not / You aren't
We're not / We aren't
They're not / They aren't

Interrogative

AmIcold?
Ishe
she
it
Areyou
we
they

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