What are examples of sentences using the present continuous?
Here's one: "I am going to the mall."
The present continuous tense, also known as the present progressive, describes an action that is happening now (present), and is ongoing at the moment of speech.
Verbs in the present continuous take the following structure:
- [To be] + [present participle], where the present participle is the form of a verb typically ending in "-ing."
- I am going to the mall.
- The boy is crying.
- He is writing his exam.