Anglais > Grammaire > Verbes > Present Present Be + VingSimple - Perfect - Perfect Be + ing - Impératif

Le Present Be + Ving est une forme du présent aussi appelée présent progressif ou 'present continuous'.

Il s'emploie, entre autres, pour exprimer une action en cours, ce que ne fait généralement pas le Simple Present.

Il se forme en conjugant l'auxiliaire 'be' au présent et en mettant le verbe à la forme 'ing'.

Il se conjugue de la manière suivante à la voix active pour le verbe 'work':

Forme affirmative Forme négative Forme interrogative
complète contractée complète contractée affirmative nég. contractée
I am working I'm working I am not working I'm not working am I working? Aren't I working?
he is working he's working he is not working he isn't working is he working? Isn't he working?
we are working we're working we are not working we aren't working are we working? Aren't we working?
you are working you're working you are not working you aren't working are you working? Aren't you working?
they are working they're working they are not working they aren't working are they working? Aren't they working?
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Attention, les verbes d'état, au contraire des verbes d'actions ne peuvent généralement pas s'utiliser au Present Be + Ving :
He is working. = Il est en train de travailler. mais He is knowing. = Il est en train de savoir.

Le Present Be + Ving est un des temps de be + Ving :

be + VingSimplePerfect
PresentI am workingI have been working
PastI was workingI had been working
 
Voix passive :

Forme affirmative Forme négative Forme interrogative  
complète contractée complète contractée affirmative nég. contractée
I am being called I'm being called I am not being called I'm not being called Am I being called? Aren't I being called?
he is being called he's being called he is not being called he's not being called Is he being called? Isn't he being called?
we are being called we're being called we are not being called we're not being called Are we being called? Aren't we being called?
you are being called you're being called you are not being called you're not being called Are you being called? Aren't you being called?
they are being called they're being called they are not being called they're not being called Are they being called? Aren't they being called?