Present continuous - future arrangements

Do you want to practise using the present continuous for future arrangements in English?


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Present continuous – future arrangements

We can use the present continuous to talk about future arrangements.

I'm visiting my friend tomorrow.
We aren't going to school today.
What are you doing tonight?

How to use it

Use am, is or are and ing.

I'm having a party for my birthday.
My brother is staying home tonight.
They're going on holiday next week.

For negatives, use not.

I'm not doing anything this evening.
She isn't meeting her friends tomorrow.
We aren't going to school next week.

For questions, change the order of am, is or are and the person.

Are you playing badminton tomorrow?
What's he doing next Monday?
Where are they going this weekend?

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