The present continuous tense is used for an action that is going on now. It is important to note that the action in question is still going on as at the time of reporting.
Look at this table:
Subject Auxiliary verb Main verb
I am Speaking to you
You are reading this
She is not staying in
We are not playing
Is Lanre Watching
I am eating
EVALUATION: Choose the correct answers from the brackets.
- Lanre is clearly (winning, wining, wins) the race.
- The sick is (lieing, laying, lying) on the bed.
- The man is (rideing, ridding, riding) a horse.
- The moon is (shinning, shining, shineing) this night.
Construct 10 (ten) sentences using the present continuous tense.