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					Progressive Tenses




          We are worker bees!
       Present Progressive

  I        am


He
She
 It
           is
                 +   verb   +   ing

You
 We        are
They
                    Exercise #1
Change these sentences to the Present Progressive Tense:

1. I play hide and seek.
____________________________________
I am playing hide and seek.


2. Does she eat spaghetti?
____________________________________
 Is she eating spaghetti?


3. They won´t bake any cookies.
They aren’t baking any cookies.
____________________________________

4. Did we go to Puno?
____________________________________
Are we going to Puno?
                 Exercise #2
Write a sentence for:

Affirmative, 1st. person, singular. (teach)
 I am teaching …
____________________________________
Negative, 2nd person, plural. (set)
 You aren’t setting …
____________________________________
Interrogative, 3rd person, singular. (fight)
 Is he, she, it fighting …
____________________________________         ?

Negative Interrogative, 1st person, plural. (go)
 Aren’t we going …                           ?
____________________________________
Short answer negative, 3rd person, plural. (drink)
  No, they aren’t.
____________________________________
       Past Progressive
  I
 He
 She      was
  It


You
                 +   verb   +   ing

 We       were
They
                    Exercise #1
Change these sentences to the Past Progressive Tense:

1. I spoke to Mary.
____________________________________
I was speaking to Mary.


2. Does she play Monopoly?
____________________________________
 Was she playing Monopoly?


3. They won´t go to Puerto Rico.
They weren’t going to Puerto Rico.
____________________________________

4. Did we return the papers?
____________________________________
Were we returning the papers?
                 Exercise #2
Write a sentence for:

Affirmative, 3rd. person, singular. (write)
 She was writing …
____________________________________
Negative, 1st person, plural. (draw)
 We weren’t drawing …
____________________________________
Interrogative, 2nd person, singular. (think)
 Were you thinking …
____________________________________      ?

Negative Interrogative, 3rd person, plural. (lay)
 Weren’t they laying …                        ?
____________________________________
Short answer affirmative, 1st person, singular. (say)
 Yes, I was.
____________________________________
       Future Progressive

  I
 He
She
 It
You
 We
        will /
        won’t
                 +   verb   +   ing

They     be
                    Exercise #1
Change these sentences to the Future Progressive Tense:

1. I tell stories.
____________________________________
I will be telling stories.


2. Does she fly in a plane?
____________________________________
 Will she be flying in a plane?


3. They won´t drive a truck.
They won’t be driving a truck.
____________________________________

4. Did we learn the verbs?
____________________________________
Will we be learning the verbs?
                 Exercise #2
Write a sentence for:

Affirmative, 3rd. person, singular. (eat)
 She will be eating …
____________________________________
Negative, 1st person, plural. (sleep)
 We won’t be sleeping …
____________________________________
Interrogative, 2nd person, singular. (pray)
 Will you be praying …
____________________________________      ?

Negative Interrogative, 3rd person, plural. (run)
 Won’t they be running                    ?
____________________________________
Short answer affirmative, 1st person, singular. (read)
 Yes, I will be.
____________________________________
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