The present continuous tense is formed from the present tense of the verb be and the present participle (-ing form) of a verb:
1. We use the present continuous tense to talk about the present:
- For something that is happening at the moment of speaking:
I am eating my breakfast. I’ll be at school in an hour.
Mrs. Niharika is teaching English grammar.
- For something which we think is temporary:
Anjali is at home today. She is preparing for her eams
- To show that something is changing, growing or developing:
The children are growing quickly.
- For something which happens again and again:
Ganesh is great. He’s always laughing.
2. We use the present continuous tense to talk about the future:
- For something which has been arranged or planned:
She is going to study law.
They are going to have lot of fun in the party.