To form the present progressive we conjugate Be in the present simple (am; is; are) and we add ING to the verb.
- Affirmative form
Rule : S + am/is/are + V + ING + C
Eg : - I am eating rice.
- She is doing test.
- We are copying a lesson.
- Interrogative form
Rule : Am/is/are + S + V + ING + C + ?
Eg : - Am I watching T.V ?
- Is Ali working ?
- Are gilrs helping us ?
- Negative form
Rule : S + am/is/are + not + V + ING + C.
S + amn't/ isn't/ aren't + V + ING + C
Eg : - I am not sleeping.
- His friend isn't calling.
- Pupils are not / aren't speaking french.
- Interronegative form
Rule : Am/is/are + S + not + V + ING + C + ?
Amn't/isn't/aren't + S + V + ING + C + ?
Eg : - Am I not listening to you ?
- He not asking money ?
- Aren't you waiting for the bus ?