Present Continuous – Part 3

Learn English Verbs - Present Continuous Questions

Are you doing your homework or writing a letter?

Use the present continuous to talk about things happening now, at the moment.

Questions

To form present continuous questions, use (to be) + subject + verb + -ing

Am I writing a letter?
Is he / she / it writing a letter?
Are you / we / they writing a letter?

Examples:

  • Are you writing a letter?
  • Is Pedro sleeping?
  • Are the children playing a game or reading a book?
  • Is the computer working?

You can put a question word at the beginning:

  • What are you doing?
    I’m writing an e-mail.
  • Where is Sarah going?
    She’s going to the store.
  • Who are they talking to?
    They’re talking to the teacher.
  • Why is he running?
    Because he’s late for work. 


Quiz: Present Continuous Questions

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Question 1
Is it raining now?
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Question 2
Why is he leaving school early?
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Question 3
What magazine are you reading?
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Question 4
Are the children sleeping?
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Question 5
How are you feeling today?
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Question 6
What you thinking about?
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Question 6 Explanation: 
What are you thinking about?
Question 7
What are they try to do?
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Question 8
Which hotel he is staying at?
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Question 8 Explanation: 
Which hotel is he staying at?
Question 9
How many T-shirts you are buying?
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Question 9 Explanation: 
How many T-shirts are you buying?
Question 10
Who is she wait for?
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Question 10 Explanation: 
Who is she waiting for?
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