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English Speaking Course Lesson 2 by Structures

English Speaking Course by Structures Lesson 2
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This is our 2nd Class of the English Speaking Course Lesson 2 by Structures. In this class, you will learn 3 Basic Structures that we use commonly in our Conversation. The First one is “I am + (verb) + ing, The Second Structure is “I am + Getting and the third one is “I am trying to + verb. Below are the Definitions and examples of each.

Use of I am + (verb) + ing

This Structure is used to tell about the ongoing actions. for example, I am going, she is coming, They are sleeping.

Formulas

  • Affirmative Sentences: I + Verb + Object/Complement
  • Negative Sentences: I + Auxiliary Verb + Not + Main Verb + Object/Complement
  • Interrogative Sentences: Auxiliary Verb + I + Main Verb + Object/Complement +?
Affirmative Sentences Negative Sentences Interrogative Sentences
I am sleeping. I am not going to Maree. Am I cleaning the window?
I am using a laptop. I am not eating pizza. Am I making dinner?
I am drinking tea. I am not using a mobile phone. Am I wasting time?
I am reading a novel. I am not writing a blog. Am I packing a gift?
I am watching a movie. I am not running. Am I hanging clothes?
English Speaking Course by Structures Lesson 2 | Use of I am + (verb) + ing

English Speaking Course Lesson 2

Use of I am + getting:

This Structure is used to tell about the ownership or going to buy a new thing. for example, I am getting a Heavy bike, I am getting a Fortuner, I am getting a new laptop.

Formulas

  • Affirmative Sentences: I + am + getting + object/complement
  • Negative Sentences: I + am + not + getting + object/complement
  • Interrogative Sentences: Am + I + getting + object/complement +?
Affirmative Sentences Negative Sentences Interrogative Sentences
I am getting a new bike. I am not getting sleepy. Am I getting irritated?
I am getting too late. I am not getting tired. Am I getting ready for bed?
I am getting a new home. I am not getting smart. Am I getting angry?
I am getting hungry. I am not getting bored. Am I getting mad?
I am getting ready for college. I am not getting ready. Am I getting old?

English Speaking Course by Structures Lesson 2 | Use of I am + getting

Use of I’m trying to + verb:

This Structure describes that we are trying to do something. for example, I am trying to publish a blog daily, I am trying to go to UAE, and I am trying to buy an Apple phone.

Formulas

  • Affirmative Sentences: I + am + trying + to + 1st form of the verb
  • Negative Sentences: I + am + not + trying + to + 1st form of the verb
  • Interrogative Sentences: Am + I + trying + to + 1st form of the verb +?
Affirmative Sentences Negative Sentences Interrogative Sentences
I am trying to understand you. I am not trying to solve the problem. Am I trying to do a job?
I am trying to sell my house. I am not trying to call you. Am I trying to conceive?
I am trying to feel better. I am not trying to disappear. Am I trying to learn English?
I am trying to complete this article. I am not trying to your heart. Am I trying to help?
I am trying to explain this topic. I am not trying to eat healthy. Am I trying to tell you?

English Speaking Course by Structures Lesson 2 | Use of I am + (verb) + ing


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