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6. Present Continuous

- Practice

A Form (2)

Look at the pictures and say what people are doing.
Use these verbs: carry, paint, play,
ride, take
Use these objects:
a bicycle, a parcel, a photo, a picture, basketball

  • He's riding a bicycle. 3.

1. .. 4. .
2. .......... 5. .

B Form (2)

Rachel is in the computer room at college. Complete her conversation with Andrew.
Put in a Present Continuous form of the verb.

Andrew: What are you doing (you / do)
Rachel: I'm writing (I / write) a letter to a friend. He's a disc jockey. Vicky and I (1). (try) to organize a disco.
Andrew: That sounds a lot of work. How (2) . (you / find) time for your studies?
Rachel: Well, as I said, Vicky (3). (help) me. (4) (we / get) on all right. (5)...
(we / not / spend) too much time on it. (6) . (it / not / take) me away from my studies, don't worry about that. Oh, sorry, (7) . (you / wait) for this computer?
Andrew: Yes, but there's no hurry.
Rachel: (8) . (I / correct) the last bit of the letter. I've nearly finished.

C Use (3)

What can you say in these situations? Add a sentence with the Present Continuous.

  • A friend rings you up in the middle of Neighbours, your favorite soap opera.

Is it important? I'm watching 'Neighbours'.
1. A friend is at your flat and suggests going out, but you can see rain outside.
I don't want to go out now. Look,................... .
2. A friend rings you up at work.
Sorry, I can't talk now.. .
3. You want to get off the bus, but the man next to you is sitting on your coat.
Excuse me, .................. .
4. A friend wants to talk to you, but you have just started to write an important letter.
Can I talk to you later? .. .
5. You have been ill, but you're better now than you were.
I'm OK now. .

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