Action Verbs Present Progressive Sentence Monkey Game

  • Learning Objectives:  Practice using action verbs in the present progressive tense in English sentences. These verbs are mostly in the present progressive tense and so end in -ing.
  • How to play: Click play and listen to a sentence. Drag and drop the correct words to fill in the blank spaces below. If you are correct, the monkey gets a banana.  Help the monkey get a banana by getting the sentences right!
  • Vocabulary:  doing, sleeping, painting a picture, eating, watching TV
  • Sentence structure:   She's painting a picture.
  • Educational goal:  Create opportunities for student-driven English learning. This game is great for visual, auditory and kinesthetic learners.

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