Negative – Present Continuous Tense: Rumus dan Contoh Kalimat

Soal Negative – Present Continuous Tense

Rumus Negative – Present Continuous Tense

Kalimat positive present continuous tense menggunakan linking verb “be” (am/is/are) sebagai komponen verb phrase-nya. Kalimat negatif dapat langsung dibuat dengan menambahkan “not” setelahnya.

Kalimat Positive:

S + be (am/is/are) + present participle

Kalimat Negative:

S + be (am/is/are) + not + present participle

Catatan:

  • is untuk subject berupa third person singular (Jack, a man, she, he, it)
  • am hanya untuk “I”
  • are untuk “you” dan plural subject (Jack and I, we, they)

Contoh Kalimat Negative – Present Continuous Tense

  1. I am writing a letter.
    (Saya sedang menulis surat.)

    I am not writing a letter. / I‘m not writing a letter.
    (Saya tidak sedang menulis surat.)

  2. They are counting votes.
    (Mereka sedang menghitung suara.)

    They are not counting votes. / They aren’t counting votes.
    (Mereka tidak sedang menghitung suara.)

  3. He is sleeping.
    (Dia sedang tidur.)

    He is not sleeping. / He isn’t sleeping.
    (Dia tidak sedang tidur.)

  4. It is snowing here.
    (Sedang turun salju disini.)

    It is not snowing here. / It isn’t snowing here.
    (Tidak sedang turun salju disini.)

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References:

  1. Present Continuous: Negatives and Questions. http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/courses/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/pcontnq.htm. Accessed on May 24, 2016.

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