Free English Course Online 16

Free English Course Online 16

Today’s Focus:

  • Vocabulary related to
  • present continuous / present progressive
  • spelling changes of the present participle or -ing form

1/ Vocabulary Practice

  • to be ready
  • to communicate
  • Are you understanding?
  • so far
  • If you are not understanding
  • please return
  • to previous lessons
  • to repeat
  • When you are learning
  • it is important
  • a solid base
  • out loud
  • to read out loud
  • to be shy
  • do not be shy
  • to copy
  • copy the way
  • listen to the way
  • to try
  • to imitate
  • to try the same
  • other characters
  • to have a good level
  • English grammar
  • natives
  • their english speaking
  • this is because
  • to change
  • they do not change
  • their accent
  • comments
  • to put comments
  • on this page
  • to improve
  • i can improve
  • to hope
  • you are enjoying

2/ Grammar Practice

Revision of the present continuous and spelling changes made to the verb when creating the -ing form.

We use the present continuous for:

  • things happening now: I’m eating.
  • temporary situations: I am feeling better
  • future plans: I am going to London next month.

The present participle or -ing form is formed:

1/ Verb + -ing

i.e.

to play > playing

to go > going

to eat > eating

to do > doing

to say > saying

2/  Verb + double the last consonant + ing

i.e.

to get > get + t + ing > getting

to sit > sit + t + ing > sitting

to swim > swim + m + ing > swimming

to skip > skip + p + ing > skipping

to travel > travel + l + ing > travelling

to regret > regret + t + ing > regretting

3/ Verb + removing the -e + adding -ing

i.e.

take > taking

make > making

shake > shaking

4/ Verb + removing the -ie + adding -ing

i.e.

die > dying

lie > lying

The present continuous is formed

Subject + am/are/is + present participle or ing form

i.e.

I am learning

you are learning

he is working

they are working

 

3/ Sentence Practice

  1. We are now ready to communicate. Are you understanding everything so far?
  2. If you are not understanding please return to previous lessons and repeat.
  3. When you are learning a language it is important to have a solid base.
  4. Please read out loud and do not be shy. Copy the way I speak.
  5. Listen to the way I speak. You really try to imitate.You try the same with other characters.
  6. Many people have a good level of English grammar but natives do not understand their English speaking.
  7. This is because they do not change their accent.
  8. Please put comments on this page.
  9. So I can improve the lessons.
  10. I hope you are enjoying the lessons.

4/ Practice Quiz

Complete the quizzes below.

  1. Today’s words: 
  2. Today’s grammar and sentences: 

 

 

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