Don’t say: – Look! The baby walking! – Where is your sister? She’s work in Boston today. – What are your kids doing right now? They playing soccer at the school. – Sorry, I can’t go to lunch with you. I eat a sandwich right now.
Say this: – Look! The baby is walking! – Where is your sister? She’s working in Boston today. (or She is working) – What are your kids doing right now? They’re playing soccer at the school. (or They are playing) – Sorry, I can’t go to lunch with you. I’m eating a sandwich right now. (or I am eating)
When you talk about something happening NOW, for most verbs, you use this form: Verb to-be (am, are, is) + verb + ing
He is cooking.
I am making the bed.
The doctoris flying to California.
Everyone in class is reading.
This verb tense is called “present continuous”, or “present progressive”.
This is a nice time of the year to take walks in the woods, or in more natural areas (around lakes, or maybe outside your own home). However, when you do, you should be aware of ticks – on yourself and on your children.
Ticks can be tiny, but dangerous. Some ticks can give you lyme disease. It’s important to be
aware of the information to avoid tick bites, and what to do if you get a tick bite.
Dreamreader.net is a website mostly filled with useful short articles to help you improve your reading. Each article includes the audio (to listen to the story) and a little quiz.
For higher-level beginners, there is one section called “Easy English” that includes pictures, where you try to answer some questions about what you see in the picture. For example, this is their first picture lesson:
Please consider coming to the dinner. It will be a fun event, with delicious food and three different bands. And also please mention it to your business connections in the community. It would be a good way for them to show their support for immigrants.