Present Continuous Tense Flashcards

Present Continuous Tense Flashcards
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Change the following sentence into present continuous tense:

Mirna makes punch for the Halloween party.

Mirna is making punch for the Halloween party.
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Change the following sentence into present continuous tense:

Nathaniel has been laying out candy for trick-or-treaters.

Nathaniel is laying out candy for trick-or-treaters.
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Change the following sentence into present continuous tense:

Henry was sewing his Halloween costume.

Henry is sewing his Halloween costume.
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Change the following sentence into present continuous tense:

Tabitha carved her pumpkin.

Tabitha is carving her pumpkin.
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Change the following sentence into present continuous tense:

I will rest this afternoon.

I am resting this afternoon.
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The _____ tense is used when something is happening in the moment or just before or after a specific time.
Present progressive, which is also called the present continuous tense
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The present progressive tense is formed by adding the present 'to be' verb to _____.
A present participle (a verb ending in '-ing')
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Flashcard Content Overview

This set of flashcards is designed to help you study the present continuous verb tense, which is also known as the present progressive tense. The set includes many practice cards that ask you to shift verbs from a different tense into the present continuous. By correctly conjugating the verbs in these sentences, you can develop a solid grasp of how to form any verb in this tense!

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The present progressive tense is formed by adding the present 'to be' verb to _____.
A present participle (a verb ending in '-ing')
The _____ tense is used when something is happening in the moment or just before or after a specific time.
Present progressive, which is also called the present continuous tense

Change the following sentence into present continuous tense:

I will rest this afternoon.

I am resting this afternoon.

Change the following sentence into present continuous tense:

Tabitha carved her pumpkin.

Tabitha is carving her pumpkin.

Change the following sentence into present continuous tense:

Henry was sewing his Halloween costume.

Henry is sewing his Halloween costume.

Change the following sentence into present continuous tense:

Nathaniel has been laying out candy for trick-or-treaters.

Nathaniel is laying out candy for trick-or-treaters.

Change the following sentence into present continuous tense:

Mirna makes punch for the Halloween party.

Mirna is making punch for the Halloween party.

Change the following sentence into present continuous tense:

Emilio set up the haunted house before dinner.

Emilio is setting up the haunted house before dinner.

Change the following sentence into present continuous tense:

Bethany and Alma have glued glitter to some decorations.

Bethany and Alma are gluing glitter to some decorations.

Change the following sentence into present continuous tense:

Tamir will look for the magician's hat.

Tamir is looking for the magician's hat.

In the following sentence, _____ is the present participle.

Jeremy is baking a pumpkin pie.

Baking.

The present continuous tense is formed by adding the present 'to be' verb to the present participle, which is the verb ending in '-ing'.

Add the present progressive tense of the verb in parentheses below:

The party _____ (to start) at seven o'clock tonight.

The party is starting at seven o'clock tonight.

Add the present progressive tense of the verb in parentheses below:

We _____ (to plan) a big dance party.

We are planning a big dance party.

Add the present progressive tense of the verb in parentheses below:

Since Remy _____ (to study) costume design at college, he's making his own costume.

Since Remy is studying costume design at college, he's making his own costume.

Add the present progressive tense of the verb in parentheses below:

We _____ (to celebrate) Halloween much more this year than we did last year.

We are celebrating Halloween much more this year than we did last year.

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