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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

The Present Progressive Tense


This is a very cool video illustrating the Present Progressive. Enjoy.
These grammar exercises are a great way to review
BASIC ENGLISH. We'll start with the Present Progressive Tense. Use this tense to describe an action taking place in this moment, temporarily, or in the near future.

Exercise One, Exercise Two, Exercise Three, Exercise Four,
Exercise Five, Exercise Six, Exercise Seven

This one, for Level 7/8, is a little more difficult: Exercise Eight
This one is from song lyrics: Exercise Nine
Now, write the contractions; what the British call "Short Form": Exercise Ten

Gene Kelly uses the present progressive tense during his song and dance. Enjoy!
"I'm singing in the rain."

Present Simple and Present Continuous/Progressive

Watch Rebecca's very good explanation of these two tenses on
Youtube:
Present Simple, Present Continuous/Progressive

Present Simple, Present Progressive conversation practice: Grammartalk
Exercise One

Practice Grammartalk 1, Present Simple and Present Continuous/Progressive