In this lesson, we shall learn how to use ‘is’ to ask questions about continuous action. We use ‘is’ in the present tense.
Construction of a question about continuous action using ‘is’
The formation of this question is as follows;
- Is + subject + present participle (-ing form) of verb + other words + question mark (?)
Examples of ‘is’ in a question
Let’s see how to use ‘is’ in the questions with some examples.
Here are some examples. The construction is as above.
Have a look-
- Is it going towards the jungle?
- Is he coming in five minutes?
- Is she studying at Mumbai University?
- Is he teaching English Grammar?
- Is it eating fruit?
- Is Shalaka brushing her teeth?
- Is Saurabh laughing at you?
- Is a cat crying on the terrace?
- Is she frying snacks?
- Is he singing a song?
- Is she telling the story of a ghost?
- Is he watching a cartoon movie?
- Is she writing a drama?
- Is he feeling well now?
- Is Sarika reading a novel?
- Is she closing the door?
- Is a dog catching a ball?
- Is Swati playing cricket on the ground?
- Is she glorifying it?
- Is a monkey drinking water?
- Is the maid cleaning the house?
- Is a horse pulling a chariot?
- Is a parrot talking with us?
- Is she opening the window?
- Is he booking a ticket?
- Is Rewati standing in front of me?
- Is Soham sitting in a chair?
- Is Parth enjoying a match?
- Is Rashi cooking for her son?
- Is she wandering out of her house?
- Use of am: continuous action
- affirmative answers
- Use of is: continuous action
- Use of is: questions
- negative answers