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Presente continuo

(Present continuous)

Introducción

Usamos el presente continuo para hablar de:
Ejemplos:

Parte 1 - Presente continuo afirmativo

Se forma el presente continuo con
la forma del presente del verbo "be" ("am", "is", "are")
+ la forma "ing" del verbo principal(participio presente).


Por ejemplo:
I 'm / am having a shower at the moment.
He / She / It 's / is working in the city.
You
We
They
're / are seeing the doctor on Monday.

Práctica

Complete las frases con la forma afirmativa correcta del presente continuo del verbo entre paréntesis.

  • We a new car. (buy)
     
  • He the box for me. (carry)
     
  • David and Sue new carpets for their house. (choose)
     
  • I at the concert on Saturday. (dance)
     

Parte 2 - Presente continuo negativo

Para construir una frase negativa se pone el verbo "be" en la forma negativa –
‘m not (am not)
isn’t (is not),
aren’t (are not).


Por ejemplo:
I 'm not / am not having a shower at the moment.
He / She / It isn't / is not working in the city.
You
We
They
aren't / 're not / are not seeing the doctor on Monday.

Práctica

Complete las frases con la forma correcta negativa del presente continuo del verbo entre paréntesis.

  • Claire too fast. (drive)
     
  • We potatoes during the summer. (eat)
     
  • I fishing this Sunday. (go)
     
  • The boss to Brazil next week. (fly)
     

Parte 3 - Forma interrogativa presente continuo

Para construir la forma interrogativa se pone el verbo "be" antes del sujeto.


Por ejemplo:
Am I having a shower at the moment?
Is he / she / it working in the city?
Are you
we
they
seeing the doctor on Monday?

Respuestas cortas

Yes, I am.
No, am not.
Yes, he / she / it is.
No, isn't.
Yes, you
we
they
are.
No, aren't.

Práctica

Complete las frases con la forma correcta interrogativa del presente continuo de los verbos entre paréntesis.

  • you a new car? (get)
     
  • he you a lift on Friday? (give)
     
  • Sonia and Katy at the hospital? (help)
     
  • we them to the party? (invite)
     

Más práctica

Elija la respuesta correcta para completar la frase: a, b, c ó d.

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