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Negative form of Progressive Tense “Ing” Posted by on Nov 16, 2015 in Uncategorized

As you learned, the positive grammar pattern is “V. S. +고 있다/go it da/ ing”. The negative form of grammar pattern is “V.S. + 고 있지 않다/go it ji an da.” Please read some example and then make your own sentences.

To go –가다

가고 있지 않다 – 가고 있지 않아요

집에 가고 있지 않아요/I am not going home.

To eat – 먹다

먹고 있지 않다 – 먹고 있지 않아요

밥을 먹고 있지 않아요/ I am not eating a meal.

To watch/to see 보다

보고 있지 않다 – 보고 있지 않아요

저는 영화를 보고 있어요/ I am watching a movie.

To meet- 만나다

만나고 있지 않다 – 만나고 있지 않아요

저는 지금 친구를 만나고 있지 않아요/I am not meeting a friend now.

To study – 공부하다

공부하고 있지 않다 – 공부하고 있지 않아요

저는 지금 공부하고 있지 않아요/I am not studying now.

Make your own sentences and let me know if you have any question. Please watch the video below to listen how to pronounce.


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Soo came to America in 2002 for studying English and getting degrees in higher education. He’d never expected to work in America after he finished his college, but he got a great job in construction and had worked with them for three years. He also has working as a FT and PT Korean instructor and tutor for seven years in Korean and America. He got his TESOL certificate in 2011 and finished his master’s degree in 2014.