Present Continuous Tense: Definition & Examples


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How is the present continuous tense formed?

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1. The present continuous tense can be used to refer to the present when something is perceived as _____.

2. How does the use of 'always' in front of the present continuous change the statement?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Learn how much you grasp of the present continuous tense with this worksheet/quiz. Interactive quiz questions will assess your understanding on things like how this tense is structured and how it is used.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz and worksheet goals will cover the following:

  • Analyze the use of 'always' in the continuous present tense
  • Determine how this tense could be used to explain future events
  • Understand in what way you should use this tense to describe things that happen before any given event

Skills Practiced

You'll be practicing the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the description of prior or future events and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the continuous present tense
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the way the continuous present tense is put together

Additional Learning

Delve further into the exploration of this topic via the lesson called Present Continuous Tense: Definition & Examples. You'll be covering the following:

  • The uses for continuous present tense
  • Talking about the present
  • Talking about the future