It is used to express a continued or ongoing action at present time. It expresses an action which is in progress at the time of speaking. It is also called the Present Progressive tense.
For Indian Users Explanation in Hindi:
पहचान: इन वाक्यों के अंत में रहा है /रही है /रहे हैं /रहा हूँ /रहे हों आता है।
राम जा रहा है।
वे खेलने जा रहे हैं।
सीता पढने जा रही है।
How to make Tense:
If Sub= You, or Plural(बहुवचन)
When we can use this tense?
When an action happening at the current moment:
- He is using the phone.
- You are studying math books.
When an action happening at the current time (current age) or a trend:
- A lot of people are becoming vegetarian these days.
For describing an event in the future, which has already been planned:
- I am going on holiday tomorrow.
- You are meeting your boyfriend tonight.
With “always, forever, constantly”, to describe a continuing series of repeated actions:
- Ram and Sham are always arguing!
- You’re constantly complaining about your boss!
- The children are watching a movie.
- You are reading a book.
- She is calling you there.
- They are coming here today.
- The teacher is teaching mathematics.
- I am playing cricket.
- He is driving a car
- They are reading their lessons.
- You are learning English now.
- I am not doing this work.
- She is not giving him money.
- Your brother is not going to Australia.
- The children are not making noise.
- We are not expecting any benefits.
- Are you selling this watch?
- Are you sleeping?
- Are you working on any special projects at work?
- Is he not learning computer?
- Why are you sending them market?
- What is she doing there?
- When are they reaching office?