Present continuous - multiple choice - exercise 1
Choose the correct option in the multiple choice test on the present continuous tense.
My mum and dad ___ now. (is cooking, are cooking)
Peter is working ___ . (every day, this week)
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Present continuous tense
The present continuous describes:
- Actions happening at the moment of speaking.
I am playing chess with Sarah now.
- Temporary activities happening about this time.
We are working at the supermarket in Manchester this month.
- Definite (personal) arrangements in the near future.
He is flying to North Carolina tomorrow night.
It is formed with the present forms of the verb 'to be' and the present participle (-ing):
I am working on our weekend house at the moment.
Paul, you aren't listening to me now!
Look at him! What is he doing with the motorcycle?