Going on ? Present Continuous Tense Objectives
The reading introduces the children to the present continuous tense and can be read individually or in pairs. Activities A and B provide practice in using the tense correctly and Activity C reinforces the information given on when the present continuous
• The children will be able to identify the present continuous tense
The children will be able to use the present continuous tense correctly.
It sounds as if Mary is skipping out on her homework, but the importance of the telephone call for us is that all the sentences in the conversation are in the present continuous tense. Present continuous tense is a bit of a mouthful but it is quite easy to use and to identify.