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Tenses : Memahami “Present Continuous Tense”

MEMAHAMI “PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE”

Apa itu Present Continuous Tense?  Dalam bahasa Inggris, Present Continuous Tense merupakan tenses yang digunakan untuk tindakan yang sedang berlangsung sekarang, kejadian di waktu sedang berbicara dan tindakan yang berlangsung hanya untuk jangka waktu yang singkat. Present Continuous tense disebut juga dengan Present Progressive Tense.

Penggunaan :

1. Kejadian sekarang atau kegiatan sementara

contoh : Miss. Tina is reading a new novel (Miss. Tina sedang membaca novel baru)

2. Rencana di masa depan yang sudah pasti waktunya (pribadi)

contoh: I am going to Bandung at 09.30 tomorrow (Saya akan pergi ke Bandung jam 9.30 besok)

3. kejadian terkait atas sesuatu atau seseorang disekitar waktu sekarang atau sedang berbicara

contoh : it is raining day

(Hari ini sedang hujan)

Rumus Present Continuous Tense :

Positif (+):

subject + to be (am, is, are) + Verb – ing + object

I am watching TV now

Negatif (-) :

subject + to be + not + verb – ing + object

Mr. Khanafi is not going to Jakarta

Tanya (?) :

to be + subject + verb – ing + object

Contoh Present Continuous Tense :

Is Mrs. Annisa cooking in the kitchen?

Present Continuous tense membutuhkan :

– kata kerja “to be”

Tunggal,

I am (orang pertama)

You are (orang kedua)

He / she / it is (orang ketiga)

Jamak,

We are (orang pertama)

You are (orang kedua)

They are (orang ketiga)

– bentuk kata kerja “-ing”

Contoh :

Go + ing = going

Present Continuous Tense dalam bentuk Passive :

Subject + be (am is are) + being + V3

Contoh :

The floor is being mopped. (Lantai sedang dipel)

The classes are being cleaned by students. (Kelas sedang dibersihkan oleh para siswa)

Rapat sedan diselenggarakan di kantor. (The meeting is being held in the office)

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