Beginner: In the Park – Present Progressive Tense

GRAMMAR REVIEW

Let’s read the sentences aloud. Please repeat after me.

READ

1. I am flying a kite. 私はたこを飛ばしています。 2. She is riding a bicycle. 彼女は自転車に乗っています。 3. He is walking with his dog. 彼は犬と散歩しています。 4. We are jogging around the park. 私たちは公園の周りをジョギングしています。 5. They are playing badminton. らバドミントンをしています。 6. Are they having a picnic? 彼らはピクニックをしていますか?
DESCRIBING PICTURES

Study the picture for 1 minute. Describe what each character is doing by completing the sentences with the correct verbs.

ANSWER

1. What is Pam doing?
Answer: Pam is _____________ to music.
2. What is Will doing?
Answer: Will is _____________ potato chips.

READING ALOUD

Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.

READ

It’s nice seeing you in the park today, Emma. What are you doing here?
Hi, Ron. It’s nice seeing you, too. I am just walking around the park. How about you?

I see. I’m just waiting for my friend Sam. Anyway, where is your dog?
The vet is treating my dog in the clinic. He is sick today.

Sad to hear about that. I hope your dog gets better soon.
Thank you, Ron. The vet said that my dog is getting stronger now. I hope he continues to get better.

CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Please answer the questions in complete sentences.

ANSWER

1. What is Emma doing in the park?
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2. Who is Ron waiting for?
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3. What is the vet doing to Emma’s dog?
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CONVERSATION PRACTICE

Let’s talk. Please answer my questions. You may ask questions, too.

ANSWER

1. Imagine you are in the park, what are you doing now?
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2. Imagine there are a lot of people in the park, what are they doing now?
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3. Imagine you’re having a picnic in the park, what are you eating now?
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4. What activities are you going to do alone in the park?
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5. Are you planning to go to the park soon?
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