CARA PENGGUNAAN PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE



Present Continuous Tense
  TUJUAN
1. Siswa dapat memahami konsep Present Continuous Tense.
2. Siswa dapat membuat kalimat menggunakan Present Continuous Tense.


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 MATERI SINGKAT 
Present Continuous Tense
Present Continuous Tense digunakan untuk menyatakan sesuatu yang sedang terjadi pada saat ini. Tense ini menggunakan to be dan Verb-ing. Lihat penjelasan di bawah ini!

Pola
(+)           Subject + to be + Verb-ing + C
                You are eating an apple now.

(-)            Subject + to be + Not +  Verb-ing + C
                You are not eating an apple now.

(?)           To be + Subject + Verb-ing + C
                Are you eating an apple now?
               
 Penggunaan
Kita menggunakan Present Continuous Tense untuk menyatakan sesuatu yan terjadi pada saat ini. Penjelasan lengkapnya adalah sebagai berikut:

1. Untuk sesuatu yang sedang terjadi saat pembicara membicarakan hal tersebut.
Contoh:
He is studying English in the classroom now.

2. Untuk sesuatu yang terjadi sebelum dan sesudah waktu tertentu.
Contoh:
When Dad got home, Mom is cooking.

3. Untuk sesuatu yang bersifat sementara.
Contoh:
Kalista is in University now. She is studying Business Management.

4. Untuk sesuatu yang baru dan berbeda dengan sebelumnya.
Contoh:
These days, young people are playing on their cell phones instead of reading books.

5. Untuk menunjukkan sesuatu yang berubah atau berkembang.
Contoh:
My cooking skill is improving.

6. Untuk sesuatu yang terjadi secara terus menerus.
Contoh:
We are always helping each others.
Catatan: Kita biasanya menggunakan kata “always”.

Adverb of time
Kata keterangan waktu yang digunakan untuk Present Continuous Tense adalah:
Now, right now, at the moment, etc.

LATIHAN SOAL 
 Write the correct form of the auxiliary verb "To be" in present continuous tense.
Example: I (be) am eating.
 1. I (be)           doing the homework.
2. We (be)             walking around the town. 
3. You (be)           swimming at the swimming pool.
4. She (be)           cooking carbonara pasta.
5. The cat (be)           is sleeping under the chair.
6. He (be)           driving his new car.
7. They (be)           practicing Jaipong dance.
8. Liza and Lizzy (be)          cleaning the house all day.
9. Salma (be)           memorizing some Japanese words.
10. The flowers I plant (be)           blooming beautifully.

Change into negative and interrogative form!
11. (+) I am reading an inspiring book from a famous figure.
      (- )
      (?) 
 
12. (+) He is leaving at 5.30 from bus station.
      (-) 
     (?)

13. (+) My family is visiting our grandparents at the village.
      (-)
      (?)

14. (+) Agnes is singing her favorite song.
      (-)
     (?)
 
15. (+) My mom and I are going to the market.
      (-)
     (?)

16. (+) The gardener is watering the flowers in the garden.
      (-)
     (?)

17. (+) My wife is cooking cheese omelet for our breakfast.
      (-)
     (?)

18. (+) I am meeting my friends at coffee shop.
      (-)
     (?)
               
19. (+) We are watching a movie at 21 Cinema.
      (-)
     (?)

20. (+) Mona is working as a secretary in a big company.
      (-)
     (?)

Make your own sentences by using these words below in Present Continuous Tense form!
21. Clean
      _____________________________
 22. Make
      _____________________________
 23. Wear
      _____________________________
 24. Cut
      _____________________________
 25. Write
      _____________________________
 26. Think
      _____________________________
 27. Read
      _____________________________
 28. Go
      _____________________________
 29. Eat
      _____________________________
 30. Do
      _____________________________

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