August 11th – Present Continuous

Today is ____________________, August 11th.

(Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday)

It is __________, ______________ and _____________ today (sunny, rainy, snowy, cold)

I’m feeling ____________________ today (tired, happy, OK, very well, excited, sleepy, hungry)

Why are you feeling ______________________? Because_________________________________________ .

Listen to the story and follow the reading:


We use the PRESENT CONTINUOUS to talk about things that are happening NOW.

The PRESENT CONTINUOUS is ALWAYS used with the verb TO BE + ING at the end:


I am eatING chocolate

You are playING tennis

He is drinkING water

She is dancING tango

It is workING well

We are sleepING in a tent

You are cookING dinner

They are walkING together

After listening and reading the story:

Please answer the questions:


What is Abby doing today? She is visiting her grandparents

  • What is Abby doing at this moment? She is ________________________ on her grandfather’s lap.
  • What does Abby love? Listening to ______ ___________________________’s stories.
  • Who is Jacob? He ______ Abby’s ________________________________.
  • What is he doing right now? He ____ ______________________ a story.
  • Is Jacob holding Abby’s hand? ________, _______ _______.
  • Who is Sarah? She is ______________’s _______________________________.
  • Where is Sarah at the moment? She is ________________________ in the ___________________________.
  • What is Sarah baking? _______ is ______________________ cookies.
  • What is she also doing? ________ _____ __________________ to the story.
  • Are they happy to have Abby with them today? _______, they ____________.

Please write 3 sentences about what you are doing right now:

  • I am __________________________________________________________________________________.
  • __________________________________________________________________________________.
  • __________________________________________________________________________________.
See you tomorrow, Kisses, Ms. Barbara