Solutions for: App 184 / Present Continuous (Progressive)

Exercises for practising Present Continuous (Progressive).
When do we use Present Continuous?
The Present Continuous is used for things which are happening now or for temporary situations.
(Die Present Continuous wird für Handlungen, die gerade jetzt passieren, oder für vorübergehende Zustände verwendet.)
Example: I am playing tennis now.
Signal words: now, at the moment, Look!, Listen!, today
The Present Continuous (Progressive) is formed with am, is or are + Verb+ing.
I am going | You are going | She / He / It is going | We are going | You are going | They are going
How to form a question in Present Continuous (Progressive).
Am I going? | Are you going? | Is she / he / it going? | Are we going? | Are you going? | Are they going?
How to form a negation in Present Continous (Progressive).
I am not going | You are not (aren't) going | She / He / It is not (isn't) going | We are not (aren't) going | You are not (aren't) going | They are not (aren't) going
He ______ to school now.

Solution:
is going
They ______ a picture.

Solution:
are painting
She ______ a piece of cake.

Solution:
is eating
You ______ a mountain.

Solution:
are climbing
Richard ______ dinner with his girlfriend.

Solution:
is having
Peter ______ to his new CD.

Solution:
is listening
I ______ in the garden now.

Solution:
am
Anna __________ dinner at the moment.

Solution:
is cooking
You ______ TV now.

Solution:
aren't watching
Listen! Tom ______ the piano.

Solution:
is playing
Linda ______ a dress today.

Solution:
isn't wearing
Look! He ______ his favourite book again.

Solution:
is reading
Dad ______ our clothes in the living room.
iron = bügeln
Solution:
is ironing
______ you doing your homework now?

Solution:
Are
Is she ______ with Tom?

Solution:
playing
Present Continuous is used for actions that ______.

Solution:
are happening now
Which word is a signal word for Present Continuous?

Solution:
Listen!
Which word is not a signal word for Present Continous?

Solution:
usually