Use the information from exercises 1 and 2 to complete the grammar box.
How to talk about actions going on now We form the present continuous in the negative with the verb and
See p. 223
the main verb in .
Look at the pictures and the descriptions: they do not match up! Write down what is not happening in the picture and what is really going on. Follow the example.
2 Jim: to do the washing up
3 Rashida: to have a bath
1 James + Cindy: to mop the floor
5 John: to load the dishwasher
6 Annie + Ramesh: to feed the pets
4 Daisy: to mow the grass
1 James and Cindy are not mopping the floor. They are vacuuming the carpet.
2 3 4 5
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W HAT'S HAPPENING?