Present continuous (I am doing)
Usage: in the middle of ‘action’, started doing and haven’t finished yet; talk about things/changes happening in a period around now (for example, today / this week / this evening etc.).
Often the action is happening at the time of speaking, but not necessarily.
|Subject||Present tense of be||Present participle verb|
|I||am (’m) / am not (’m not, ain’t)||-ing form of verb|
|he/she/it/name of a person||is (’s) / is not (’s not, isn’t)||-ing form of verb|
|we/you/they/name of group||are (’re) / are not (’re not,aren’t)||-ing form of verb|
For framing a question, reverse the first 2 columns.
Continuous is not used with stative verbs, use simple instead.