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Past and Present Progressive Lesson

Past and Present Progressive Lesson
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Mr. J

on 11 February 2014

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Transcript of Past and Present Progressive Lesson

The Past, Present and Future Progressive Forms of Verbs
by
Mr. Jimenez

What are the Progressive Tense Forms Of The
Verb
?

Types of
Progressive Tense
Forms of the
Verb
that we will be dealing with today

Clue Words: Past Progressive Form Of A
Verb
The two
helping verbs
that you will be dealing with specifically in the
Past Progressive Form Of A
Verb

are
"Was"

and
"Were."
The
helping verb "Was"
is

usually used when there is a
singular
subject involved such as with the following pronouns
"I"
,
"He"
,
"She"
, and
"It" "You" and "Proper Nouns."
The
helping verb

"Were"
is usually used when there is a
plural
subject which include the following two plural pronouns
"We"
, and
"They."


The Exception
"You"
is the one exception, as far as a
singular
subject pronoun being used along with the
helping verb

"Were."

The

helping verb

"Were"

is usually associated with a plural subject but in this case the personal pronoun
"You"
works better with

"Were."



Which sounds right to you?
You
was
at the party last night.
You
were
at the party last night.
Clue Words: Present Progressive Form Of A Verb
The three
helping verbs
that you will be dealing with specifically in the
Present Progressive Form Of A Verb
are
"Am"

and
"Is."
The
helping verbs "Am"
and
"Is" will
usually be used when there is a
singular
subject involved, such as with the following pronouns
"I"
,
"He"
,
"She"
,
"It" or the "Name" of a person.
"I" is primarily used with the helping verb "Am." While the singular pronouns He She and It will be generally followed by the "Is" helping verb. On the other hand the
helping verb

"Are"
is routinely used when there is a
plural
subject which include the following two plural pronouns
"We"
, and
"They."


The Exception!!!
"You"
is the one exception, as far as a
singular
subject pronoun being used along with the
helping verb

"Are."

The

helping verb

"Are"
u
sually is associated with a plural subject but in this case the personal pronoun
"You"
works better with

"Are."

Which sounds right to you?
You
is
looking in the wrong place.
You
am
looking in the wrong place.
You
are
looking in the wrong place.



Answer

It is a
tense
of
verbs
used in describing
action that is
on-going
.
Past Progressive Form
Present Progressive Form
Future Progressive Form

What Is The Past Progressive Tense Form Of A Verb?
The
Past Progressive Tense Form
of a
verb
is used to talk about an activity that was in progress at a specific point of time in the
past
.
Process
For

The
Present Participle

Of A

Verb

and
Examples: Past Progressive Form


Process:

When using the
helping verb

"Was"

or

"Were"

you will add the suffix
"ing"
to the main
verb.
This process is called the
Present

Participle
.
This can be demonstrated with the following word
paint
>
_______
. In some cases such as when the verbs end in
"e"
you will
remove
the
"e"
and add
"ing"
such as with the word
prepare
>________. If the verb ends in
"ie"
you change
"ie"
to
"y"
and add
"ing"
such as with the word
lie
>_____. This process applies to both
Singular
and
Plural
Subjects.

Present Participle Formulas
Singular
Subject

"Was"

+
[verb]
+
"ing"

Plural
Subject

"Were"

+
[verb]
+
"ing"

preparing
lying
painting
The
present progressive form
of a
verb
is used to describe an action that is taking place
right now
.
The
Future Progressive Form
Of A

Verb
indicates continuing action, something that will be happening, going on, at some point in the future. The tense is formed with the
helping verbs "will be"
plus the
present participle
of the
verb
( with an-ing ending):

What is the Present Progressive Tense Form of a Verb?
Process
For The

Present Participle
Of A

Verb

and
Examples: Present Progressive Form


Process:

When using the
helping verbs

"Am"

"Are"

or

"Is"

you will add
"ing"
to the main
verb.
This process of adding the

"ing"

suffix to the

main
verb
is known as a
Present Participle
.
This can be demonstrated with the following word
eat
>
_______
. In some cases such as when the
verbs
end in
"e"
you will
remove
the
"e"
and add
"ing"
such as with the word
stare
>________. If the
verb
ends in
"ie"
you change
"ie"
to
"y"
and add
"ing"
such as with the word
die
>_____.
This process applies to both
Singular
and
Plural
Subjects.

Present Participle
Formulas:
Singular
Subject

"Am or Is"

+
[verb]
+
"ing"

Plural
Subject and
The Exception

"You"

"Are"

+
[verb]
+
"ing"


So Remember......
Singular Subject:
Singular Pronouns:
I/He/She/It or A Name
Helping Verbs:
Am/Is


Plural Subject:
Plural
Pronouns:
We/They
Helping Verb:
Are

The Exception:
Singular
Pronoun:
You
Helping Verb:
Are

Present Participle
Formulas:
Singular
Subject

"Am or Is"

+
[verb]
+
"ing"

Plural
Subject and
The Exception
"You"

"Are"
+
[verb]
+
"ing"

So Remember......
Singular Subject:
Singular Pronouns:
I/He/She/It/Proper Nouns
Helping Verb:

Was

Plural Subject:
Plural Pronouns:
We/They/Proper Nouns
Helping Verb:
Were


The Exception:
You Pronoun:
You
Helping Verb:
Were

Present Participle Formulas:
Singular
Subject

"Was"

+
[verb]
+
"ing"

Plural
Subject

"Were"

+
[verb]
+
"ing"

Justin Bieber

sing
>________ at the concert today.
Present Progressive Form
of The
Verb
Example 1
singing
Example 2
Present Progressive Form
of The
Verb
John Cena
and
The Rock

wrestle
> _________ at WrestleMania 29 tonight.
wrestling
Example 3
Present Progressive Form
of The
Verb
You

go
> _______ to the concert today.
Example 1
Past Progressive Form
of The
Verb
Justin Bieber

sing
> _________ at the concert
last year.
Example 2
Past Progressive Form
of The
Verb
John Cena
and
The Rock

wrestle
> __________ at Wrestlemania 28 two years ago.
Example 3
Past Progressive Form
of The
Verb
You

go
> ________ to the concert last night.
eating
staring
dying
is
are
The Exception
going
are
The Exception
The Exception
Homer
was

dieting
last week.
They
were

staring
at
Homer.
He
is

exercising
rigorously.
They
are

dancing
.
was
singing
were
wrestling
were
going
What Is The Future Progressive Tense Form Of A Verb?
"I will be running in next year's Boston Marathon. Our campaign plans suggest that the President will be winning the southern vote by November."
Clue Words: Future Progressive Form Of A Verb
The only
helping verbs
that you will be dealing with exclusively in the Future
Progressive Form Of A Verb are
"Will be."
The
helping verbs "Will be"
will work cooperatively with both a

singular
subject or a
plural
subject. The
singular
and
plural
pronouns
"I"
,
"He"
,
"She"
,
"It", "We"
and
"They"
will all work alongside the

helping verbs "Will be."

That goes for proper nouns as well such as the name of a person.


So Remember.....
Applies to both Singular and Plural Subject

Singular Pronouns:
I/He/She/It and Proper Nouns
Helping Verb:

Will be

Plural Subject:
Plural Pronouns:
We/They
Helping Verb:
Will be

Present Participle Formula:

Will be
+
[verb]
+
ing
Process
For The

Present Participle
Of A

Verb

and
Examples: Future Progressive Form

Process:

When using the
helping verbs

"Will be"
you will add
"ing"
to the main
verb. So t
his process of adding the

"ing"

suffix to the
verb
is known as a
Present Participle.

This can be demonstrated with the following word
sleep
>_______.
In some cases such as when the verbs end in
"e"
you will
remove
the
"e"
and add
"ing"
such as with the word
smoke
>________. If the
verb
ends in
"ie"
you change
"ie"
to
"y"
and add
"ing"
such as with the word
tie
>_____. This process applies to both
Singular
and
Plural
subjects.

Present Participle
Formula

"Will be"

+
[verb]
+
"ing"
Examples
Future Progressive Form
of The
Verb
Will be
Stewie

run
> ___________ for president.
She

run
> ____________ for president.
They

run
> ___________ for president.
Hilary Clinton
and
Chris Christie

run
> ___________ for president.
will be
running
will be

running
will be

running
will be

running
Homer
will be

feeling
stuffed after eating so many donuts.
Will be
Lets Test Your Knowledge.......
Past Progressive Form of The Verb
Present Progessive Form of The Verb
Future Progressive Form of The Verb
sleeping
smoking
tying
If You're Ever In Doubt, Sound It Out.
Helpful Tip
Helpful Tip
If You're Ever In Doubt, Sound
It Out.
Bad Rapper Grammar
Bad Rapper Grammar
I
am

giving
the movie the thumbs up.
Everybody take out the handouts, I gave you at the beginning of the period.
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