Ep.53 – Aula de inglês | O Presente Contínuo em Inglês (Present Continuous Tense)
Ep.53 – Aula de inglês | O Presente Contínuo em Inglês (Present Continuous Tense) | English Online com podcasts!
Teacher Ca: New decade, new you, new Cambly. Estamos em 2020, uma nova década,
e quando isso acontece temos transformações, mudanças um leque de coisas para
acontecer, você está cheio de ideias. O Cambly também está de cara nova e o podcast
não iria ficar fora dessa. Estamos com aulas voltada para gramática. Vocês que pediram
isso, fizemos também esta experiência e trouxemos para vocês aprenderem a
gramática, porque não tem como aprender inglês sem a gramática. Então isso é para
vocês terem uma estrutura gramatical também. Conversamos com tutores do Cambly
para trazer para vocês também esta parte gramatical. Você que ainda não conhece o
Cambly, use o código “teacherca”, teacher C-A, tudo junto, e você terá esta aula
totalmente grátis. Vamos falar hoje sobre o ‘present continous’, o gerúndio, e vamos
aprender esta parte gramatical com o tutor do Cambly, Michael. Vamos conferir?
M: Let it begin.
Michael: In this video, we’re going to discuss the present continuous tense. The present
continuous tense indicates action that is happening now frequently and continuing into the
future. There are three types of present continuous tense: positive – also know as
affirmative, negative and interrogative – also known as the question form. In this video,
we’re going to focus on the positive form. Now I will show you how to formulate the
present continuous tense. There are three basics parts which are subject, the auxiliary verb to
be, plus your root verbs plus the letters ING. As I told you, the present continuous tense
indicates the action that is happening now. So I will tell you a few things that I’m actually
doing now so that you can better understand. We will use the word ‘Speak’, ‘Stand’ and
‘Teach’. For the subject, I’m the current subject, so I will say ‘I’. The ‘To Be’ form for the
present continuous tense is always ‘Am’. “I am speaking”, “I am standing”, “I am
teaching”. We have discussed the subject of “I”. Now we will move on to the subject of “You,
We and They.” When you use the subject of You/We/They, the To Be form that you will
use is “Are”, always for the present continuous tense. The verbs we will use are
Eat/Play/Watch: “We are eating”, “They are watching”, “You are playing”. We can also
add on to this. “We are eating ice cream”, They are watching television”, “You are
playing a game”. See? Easy and simple.
Now we will use the subjects He/She/It. The To Be form we use for these subjects are: “IS”
“He is working”- ‘work’ it’s your root verb. “She is designing” – ‘design’ is your root verb.
“It is raining” – ‘rain’ is your root verb. Now I will tell you about a few exceptions to the
Normally, all you have to do is add ING to the verb in order to create the present
continuous tense. But in some cases that is not applied. If the word you would like to use
ends up to E then you must remove the E and add ING. I will give you some examples. “I
am baking the cake” – ‘Bake’ is your root word but as you can see we don’t have E here.
“I am creating a story”, “She is removing her makeup”. It’s very easy although it looks
very complicated. As you can see we have Bake, Create and Remove and I simply
remove the ‘E’ then add ING for these verbs. There is another exception. Verbs that end
up in IE you must remove the IE, add Y, and then add the ING for the present continuous
tense. For example: Tie/Die/Lie.
“They’re Lying to us”. As you can see I removed the IE, add Y and then the ING.
“She is dying from cancer”. “I’m trying my shoelaces”.
If the verb you would like to use has one syllable ends in a consonant preceded by a
vowel, you must double the consonant then add the ING in the present continuous tense.
I will give you a few examples. As you can see these verbs have one syllable, ending in a
consonant, preceded by a vowel. Now we will double the consonant. “I’m swimming in
the pool” – as you can see, we double the consonant here. “She is petting her pets”, “We
are chatting about English”, “They are shopping for a new car”, very easy.
If you would like to use has one syllable, ending in a consonant preceded by a vowel,
but ends W, X and Y, then you do not need to double the last consonant. Some example
is: Draw/Mix/Pay. “We are drawing a map of turkey”, “I’m mixing many ingredients”,
“They are paying for us”. As I have told you at the beginning of this video, the present
continuous tense indicates action happening now, frequently or continuing into the future.
So when I say we are drawing a map of Turkey, it is something that is happening now,
This is some of the many topics we can discuss on Cambly and there are a lot more, and
you can go to Cambly.com to check out the many grammar topics that we have for you.
On Cambly you can find native English speakers all around the world and you can speak
with them. The best way to learn any language is to speak with the native speaker and
don’t be afraid.
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