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Grade 5 - English Language
2.37 Verb Tense - Progressive Forms

Present Progressive Tense

Present progressive tense describes an ongoing action that is happening at the same time the statement is written. This tense is formed by using am/is/are with the verb form ending in -ing.
Example: The dentist is examining John's new dental braces.

Past Progressive Tense

Past progressive tense describes a past action which was happening when another action occurred. This tense is formed by using was/were with the verb form ending in -ing.
Example: The professor was explaining the Theory of Relativity to his students when the fire alarm went off.

Future Progressive Tense

Future progressive tense describes an ongoing or continuous action that will take place in the future. This tense is formed by using 'will be' or 'shall be' with the verb form ending in -ing.
Example: Mrs. Smith will be presiding over the association meeting next week.
Directions: Fill in the blanks. Write five example sentences using each of the verb tense progressive forms. As a homework, read a book and find examples of present progressive, past progressive, and future progressive verb tenses.
Q 1: It ______ heavily. Take your umbrella with you.
is raining
rained
rains
was raining

Q 2: I ______ for you at the swimming pool. Remember to bring your swim suit!
was waiting
waits
will be waiting
wait

Q 3: We _____ to school. Would you like to join?
are walking
were walking
walk
is walking

Q 4: I ______ when the earthquake occurred.
am sleeping
will be sleeping
sleep
was sleeping

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