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Question Form of Present Continuous (Progressive) Tense

How do we make a  Present Continuous Tense question?

Form: auxiliary verb (am is are) + Subject +  main verb-ing  + object

With the subject "I" we use the auxilary verb "am" + subject + verb -ing.

  • Am I following you? no never!
  • Am I not thinking of you now?
With the subject "he, she, it and singular nouns (for example: Tom, boy, man, teacher...)" we use the auxilary verb "is" + subject + verb -ing.
  • Is he studying English?
  • Is she  going home?
  • Is it raining?
  • Is Sally running?
  • Is the man  speaking?
With the subject "you, we, they and plural nouns (for example: Tom and Ted, boys, men, teachers...)" we use the auxilary verb "are" + subject + verb -ing.
  • Are you doing homework?
  • Are we learning a new lesson?
  • Are they learning French.
  • Are Pitt and Sandra  running.
  • Are The boys playing in the garden.

Present continuous Tense Questions Table





watching TV?

studying English?










Example Sentences:

  • Are you coming now?
  • Are Ted and Bill singing a song?
  • Is it raining outside?
  • Is she doing her homework?
  • Are they trying to fix the car?
  • Is Mom cooking?

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Other Lessons on Present Continuous
Other Exercises on Present Continuous
Positive form   Negative Form    Question Form  Contractions (short forms) Uses and functions   Time Expressions   Example Sentences
Wh Questions  Spelling Rules  Yes - No Questions    Simple Present & Present Continuous   Non-continuous Verbs   Both Continuous and Non-continuous Verbs
Negative Form -1   Negative Form -2  Negatives -3  Question Form 1
Question Form 2  Spelling Test  Positive Form -1   Positive form -2
Positive Form -3   Wh - questions 1  Wh - questions -2  Yes - No Questions  Quiz  Simple Present or Present Continuous -1  Simple Present or Present Continuous -2  Simple Present or Present Continuous -3  Present progressive or simple present -4  Stative Verbs

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