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THE PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE - ŞİMDİKİ ZAMAN

A. USE

1. The Present Continuous tense is usually used to express continuing, ongoing actions which are taking place at the moment of speaking or writing. Those actions are already going on at the moment of speaking.
The Present Continuous tense, yani Şimdiki Zaman konuşma esnasında devam etmekte olan eylemleri ifade etmek için kullanılır. Bu tür cümlelerde çoğu zaman, "now, at the moment, at the present, right now, just now, at this moment" gibi zaman zarfları kullanılır.

Take your umbrella, it's raining.
Right now, I'
m going home.
Children
are sleeping at the moment.


2. The Present Continuous tense can be used about future happenings.
Gelecek zaman zarfları kullanılarak, gelecekte yapılması tasarlanan eylemler ifade edilebilir.

What are you doing next week?
I'
m travelling tomorrow.

B. STRUCTURE

Positive Structure:

I am
You are
He is
She is working
It is
We are
They are

Negative Structure:

I am
You are
He is
She is not working
It is
We are
They are

Question structure:

Am I
Are You
Is He
Is She working?
Is It
Are We
Are They