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2 PRESENT PROGRESSIVE POSITIVE : am / is / are + verb ing I am working . He is working . You are working . NEGATIVE : am / is / are not + verb ing I am not working . She is not working . They are not working . QUESTION : Am / Is / Are … + verb ing Am I working ? Is it working ? Are you working ? WH- QUESTION : Wh-word + question When are you working ? We use the Present Progressive in the following cases : A We are discussing the problem right now . incomplete action happening at the moment of speaking ( usually a temporary activity ); often with now , at the moment , right now B She is giving a party tonight . arrangement or plan in the near future ; usually with a future time expression C He is always losing his MP 3 . to complain about actions that are repeated regularly and are annoying or irritating ; usually with the words always or forever SPELLING RULES a For verbs ending in consonant + e , drop the e before adding ing . bake – baking b For verbs ending in ie , change ie to y before adding ing . die – dying c When the last syllable of the verb is written with a consonant-vowel-consonant and is stressed , double the last letter before adding ing . beg – begging begin – beginning but enter – entering happen – happening ( last syllable is not stressed )

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