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Present Continuous (přítomný čas průběhový)

I am + Verb (sloveso) + ing (work+ing)
'm

He
She is + Ving (swim+ming)
It 's

We
You are + Ving (dance + dancing)
They 're

I am working now.

He is speaking on the phone now.
She is sleeping now.
It is raining now.

We are learning now.
You are watching TV now.
They are dancing now.

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Present Continuous is used:

1) when something is happening at this very moment, the action is happening at the time of speaking:

+ now, at the moment

2) when something is happening in a period around now, but not necessarily at the time of speaking:

+ today, this week, now

3) when we talk about a changing situation happening around now.

1) Please don't make so much noise. I'm working.

'Where's Margaret?' 'She's having a bath now.'

Let's go out now. The sun is shining.

I'm tired. I'm going to bed now. Goodnight.

2) Catherine wants to work in Italy, so she is learning Italian. (but perhaps she isn't
learning Italian exactly at the time of speaking)

Some friends of mine are building their own house. They hope it will be finished before
next summer.

'You're working hard today.' 'Yes, I have a lot to do.'

'Is Susan working this week?' "No, she's no holiday.'

3) My son is getting taller.

The population of the world is rising very fast.

Days are getting longer.

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Look at the following sentences and make yes/no question, short answers, a negative sentence and an open question:

I am working hard this week.

She is studying a lot this month.

They are looking forward to their long weekend.

I am working hard this week.
Am I working hard this week?
Yes, I am.
No, I'm not.
I'm not working hard this week.
Why am I working hard this week?

She is studying a lot this month.
Is she studying a lot this month?
Yes, she is.
No, she isn't.
She isn't studying a lot this month.
Why is she studying a lot this month?

They are looking forward to their long weekend.
Are they looking forward to their long weekend?
Yes, they are.
No, they aren't.
They aren't looking forward to their long weekend.
What are they looking forward to?

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The following verbs are not used in continuous tenses. They are not action verbs. They are called stative verbs (stavová slovesa).

like
love
hate
want
need
know
understand
believe
remember
belong
contain
consist
seem

You cannot say "I am knowing' or 'they are liking'; you can only say 'I know', 'they like'.

5

Jaro přichází.

Spring is coming.
Is spring coming?
Yes, it is.
No, it isn't.
Spring isn't coming.
Why is spring coming?

6

Svítí slunce.

The sun is shining.
Is the sun shining?
Yes, it is.
No, it isn't.
The sun isn't shining.
Where is the sun shining?

7

Mimino pláče.

The baby is crying.
Is the baby crying?
Yes, it is.
No, it isn't.
The baby isn't crying.
Why is the baby crying?

8

Bolí mě zub.

My tooth is aching.
Is my tooth aching?
Yes, it is.
No, it isn't.
My tooth isn't aching.
Why is my tooth aching?

9

Pomáhají jí.

They're helping her.
Are they helping her?
Yes, they are.
No, they aren't.
They aren't helping her.
Why are they helping her?
Who is helping her?

10

Čeká na nás. (ona)

She's waiting for us.
Is she waiting for us?
Yes, she is.
No, she isn't.
She isn't waiting for us.
Who is she waiting for?

11

Myje si hlavu. (on)

He's washing his hair.
Is he washing his hair?
Yes, he is.
No, he isn't.
He isn't washing his hair.
Why is he washing his hair?

12

Já zůstávám doma.

I'm staying at home.
Am I staying at home?
Yes, I am.
No, I'm not.
I'm not staying at home.
Why am I staying at home?

13

Tohle město se mění.

This town is changing.
Is this town changing?
Yes, it is.
No, it isn't.
This town isn't changing.
How is this town changing?

14

Poslouchám rádio.

I'm listening to the radio.
Am I listening to the radio?
Yes, I am.
No, I'm not.
I'm not listening to the radio.
What radio am I listening to?

15

Píše nový román. (on)

He's writing a new novel.
Is he writing a new novel?
Yes, he is.
No, he isn't.
He isn't writing a new novel.
What is he writing now?

16

Stavějí dům.

They're building a house.
Are they building a house?
Yes, they are.
No, they aren't.
They aren't building a new house.
What are they building?

17

Snažím se.

I'm trying.
Am I trying?
Yes, I am.
No, I'm not.
I'm not trying.
Why am I trying?

18

Prší.

It's raining.
Is it raining?
Yes, it is.
No, it isn't.
It isn't raining.
Where is it raining now?

19

a. Už jdu! [směrem k tobě/vám]
b. Už jdu! [pryč]

a. I'm coming!
b. I'm going!

20

Dělám [svůj] domácí úkol.

I'm doing my homework.

21

Piješ moje pivo!

You're drinking my beer!

22

Hledá [své] klíče. [ona]

She's looking for her keys.

23

Vysvětluje jim to' [on]

He's explaining it to them.

24

Vaše angličtina se zlepšuje'

Your English is improving.

25

Prodávají [své] auto.

They're selling their car.

26

Těšíme se na to.

We're looking forward to it.

27

Připravuji snídani.

I'm preparing breakfast.

28

Čísník přináší jídelní lístek.

The waiter is bringing the menu.

29

Kočka sedí pod stolem.

The cat is sitting under the table.

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Uveďte příčestí přítomné (-ing příčestí) následujících sloves.

look
say
fly
call
do
walk
sing
climb
try
go
show
ski
see
wear
start
drink
listen

looking
saying
flying
calling
doing
walking
singing
climbing
trying
going
showing
skiing
seeing
wearing
starting
drinking
listening

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Uveďte příčestí přítomné (-ing příčestí) následujících sloves.

shine
come
hope
freeze
live
save
give
write
prepare
improve
dance
take
bake
have
leave
drive
smoke

shine + ing = shining
coming
hoping
freezing
living
saving
giving
writing
preparing
improving
dancing
taking
baking
having
leaving
driving
smoking

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Uveďte příčestí přítomné (-ing příčestí) následujících sloves.

sit
get
let
swim
win
run
stop
put
forget
travel
begin

sit + ing = sitting
getting
letting
swimming
winning
running
stopping
putting
forgetting
travelling
beginning

33

Uveďte příčestí přítomné (-ing příčestí) následujících sloves.

lie
die

lie+ ing = lying

lying
dying

34

Bratr [můj] si opravuje kolo.

My brother is repairing his bicycle.

35

Dětí si hrají na zahradě.

The children are playing in the garden.

36

Nefunguje to.

It's not working.
It isn't working.
It is not working.

37

Ona se na nás nedívá.

She's not looking at us.

38

Nesnažíš se.

You're not trying.

39

Nejíš dost.

You're not eating enough.

40

Ty mě neposloucháš!

You're not listening to me!
You aren't listening to me!
You are not listening to me.

41

Neučí se dost. [ona]

She's not studying enough.

42

Ne, tenhle autobus nejede do Brna.

No, this bus isn't going to Brno.

43

Ale o tomhle nemluvíme.

But we're not speaking about that.
But we aren't speaking about that.
But we are not speaking about that.

44

Ne, nehledá nové místo (zaměstnání). [on]

No, he's not looking for a new job.
No, he isn't looking for a new job.
No, he is not looking for a new job.

45

Necítím se dnes moc dobře.

I'm not feeling very well today.

46

Moje sestra u nás teď nebydlí.

My sister isn't living with us now.

47

Neděláme pokroky.

We're not making progress.
We aren't making progress.

48

V těchto cvičeních nedělám žádné chyby.

I'm not making any mistakes in these exercises.

49

Padá sníh?

Is it snowing?

50

Studuje letos francouzštinu? [ona]

Is she studying French this year?

51

Pracuje dnes dopoledne? [on]

Is he working this morning?

52

Jde s námi? [ona]

Is she coming / going with us?

53

Používáš tuhle tužku?

Are you using this pencil?

54

Čekáte na mě?

Are you waiting for me?

55

Plánuje si dovolenou? [on]

Is he planing a / his holiday?

56

Sedím na vašem místě?

Am I sitting in your place?

57

Říkají pravdu?

Are they telling the truth?

58

Dívají se na televizi?

Are they watching TV?

59

Mluvíte o tom koncertě?

Are you talking / speaking about the concert?

60

Jdeme dobře? [správnou cestou]

Are we going the right way?

61

Co se děje?

What is happening?

62

Co děláš?

What are you doing?

63

Co jíš?

What are you eating?

64

Co počítáš?

What are you counting?

65

Kdo se směje?

Who is laughing?

66

Kam jdete?

Where are you going?

67

Kde pracuje? [on]

Where is he working?

68

Kam nás vezeš?

Where are you taking us?

69

Proč odchází? [on]

Why is he leaving / going?

70

Co posloucháš?

What are you listening to?