Construction

Subject + am/ is/ are + ing

Examples: I am walking They are running
You are killing He/ she/ it is waiting
We are eating

 

Uses

Use present continuous for:

1.  Actions happening now.

–  You are reading this.

 

2.  Activities you have been doing and will keep doing temporarily, even if not this moment.

–  I am looking for another job; writing about grammar isn’t doing it for me.