The present progressive or continuous tense is about being in the now. It mainly answers, “What are you doing?” . You will see in the video clip from the I Love Lucy show that Lucy and Ethel have found a job and they are working. They are wrapping chocolates and placing them on a conveyor belt. The present progressive tense is – is/am/are + ing. It can also answer, "What are you planning to do?" For example: I eat a lot of chocolate, so I am planning on going running today. I have a plan. I will put on my sneakers and run as if I’m being chased; and I am running for my life, because that is the kind of motivation I need to get started.
Lucy and Ethel are wrapping chocolates.
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