Present Continuous

Why is Present Continuous used? When we use it?

We use Present Continuous...
  • For things that are happening at the moment (now). Example: I am reading this awesome post.
  • When something is not going to continue for a long time (temporary). Example: It is rainning.
  • For future arrangements, usually accompanied by future word like 'tomorrow' or a weekday. Example: We are having a party on Friday night.

How is Present Continuous formed?

Present Continuous is formed by the Present Simple form of 'be' + verb ended in -ing. By this way, we can find different forms of Present Continuous: