Active voice- Present continuous tense rules



Present simple continuous tense rules and application

 

Sentence: I eat food.

In the above sentence I is the subject, eat is the verb and food is the object.

1st form of verb: eat, 2nd form of verb: ate, 3rd form of verb: eaten

Gerund is the ing form.

 

Positive sentence

 

(I) as a subject

Subject+ am+ 1st form of verb +ing+ object

 

I am eating food.

 

(He, She, It) as a subject

Subject +is+ 1st form of verb+ ing + object

 

He is eating food.

She is eating food.

It is eating food.

 

(They, We, You) as a subject

Subject+ are+ 1st form of verb +ing+ object

 

They are eating food.

We are eating food.

You are eating food.

 

Negative sentence

(I) as a subject

Subject+am+not+1st form of verb+ ing+ object

 

I am not eating food.

 

(He, She It) as a subject

Subject+is+not+1st form of verb+ ing+ object

 

He is not eating food.

She is not eating food.

It is not eating food.

 

 

(They, We, You) as a subject

Subject+ are+ not+1st form of verb +ing+ object

 

They are not eating food.

We are not eating food.

You are not eating food.

 

 

 

Interrogative sentence

 

(I) as a subject

Am + subject+ 1st form of verb+ ing + object?

 

Am I eating food?

 

(He, She, It) as a subject

Is+ subject +1st form of verb+ ing + object?

 

Is he eating food?

Is she eating food?

Is it eating food?

 

 

(They, We, You) as a subject

Are+ subject+ 1st form verb+ ing + object?

 

Are they eating food?

Are we eating food?

Are you eating food?

 

 

 

 






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