Утвердительная форма Вопросительная форма Отрицательная форма
I amwalking He She is walking It We You arewalking They Am I walking? he Is she walking? It we Areyou walking? they I am not walking. He is not She walking It (isn’t) We are not You walking They (aren’t)
Типичные обстоятельства: now, at this moment, at present

The boys are writing letters now. - Мальчики пишут письма сейчас.

Are the boys writing letters now?

The boys are not writing letters now.

Ex.1. Поставьте предложения в вопросительную и отрицательную форму.

1. My sister is playing the piano now. 2. The teacher is explaining the rule. 3. We are learning the new words. 4. Ann is standing at the window. 5. We are going to the park. 6. John is taking a piece of chalk and writing a sentence on the blackboard. 7. I am doing my homework. 8. Jane is speaking on the telephone. 9. She is cooking supper.

Ex.2. Раскройте скобки, употребляя глаголы в Present Continuous.

1. She (to read) magazines. 2. He (to work) hard at his French. 3. Mr. White (not to give) a lecture. 4. He (to write) a letter to his brother. 5. I (to prepare) for the test. 6. They (to work) at this factory. 7. She (to sit) in an arm-chair and (to watch) TV. 8. I (to have) supper with my friends. 9. Her brother (not to go) to school. 10. He (to stand) at the table. 11. They (to swim) in the river. 12. What you (to do)?

Ex. 3.Выразите несогласие с партнером.

Model: Are you writing? – Nothing of the kind. I’m not writing.

1. Is your friend reading a newspaper? 2. Are the students having a history lesson? 3. Is Nick visiting Moscow now? 4. Are you waiting for me? 5. Are your parents working? 6. Is your friend standing at the blackboard? 7. Are you looking through the window?

Ex.4. Выберите нужную форму глагола.

1. Is he (work, working) today? 2. Do you (know, knowing) the answer? 3. She’s (study, studying) the new text. 4. They’re (listen, listening) to the radio. 5. Does he (go, going) there every day? 6. Do you (take, taking) many examinations each term? 7. I’m (write, writing) a letter to my friend. 8. Is he (finish, finishing) his work? 9. Are you (learn, learning) the new words? 10. Do you always (read, reading) newspapers? 11. Does he (watch, watching) TV regular? 12. Are the students (have, having) a lecture in Economics?

Ex.5.Составьте вопросы из данных слов. Помните о порядке слов.

1. you / what / are / doing?

2. cooking / are / you / what?

3. tonight / out / you / going / are

4. playing / we / time / tennis / what / are?

5. crying / daughter / why / is / your?

6. dinner / are / Ken / and / Ellen / for / coming / when?

Ex.6. Раскройте скобки, употребляя глаголы в Present Indefinite или Present Continuous.

1. Where is John? He (to play) football in the yard. 2. I not (to like) the pictures you (to look) at now. 3. He (to read) books in three languages, and now he (to read) a French novel. 4. She usually (to do) her homework at home, but now she (to do) it at the library. 5. In autumn many birds (to fly) to the South. 6. What that woman (to do) there? She (to sell) vegetables. 7. What you (to buy) here? I (to buy) an English text-book. 8. Look! How many birds (to fly) high up in the air! 9. There are many children in the garden. Some of them (to run) about, others (to sit) on the benches and (to laugh)! 10. Where you (to go) now? I (to go) to the library to prepare for my examination.

Ex.7. Переведите на английский язык, обращая внимания на времена.

1. Я никогда не принимаю ванну по утрам. 2. Никто сейчас не смотрит телевизор. 3. Она хорошо играет на пианино. 4. Кто там играет на пианино? 5. Сейчас я читаю журнал. 6. Эта девочка редко играет в саду. 7. Куда ты идешь? – Я иду в библиотеку. 8. Джон ненавидит кошек. 9. Дождь все еще идет. 10. Он всегда ждет здесь свою сестру после работы.