Present continuous tense Exercises in Indonesian language

The Present Continuous tense in Indonesian is a crucial aspect of the language that conveys actions happening at the moment of speaking or ongoing activities. Unlike in English, where the present continuous tense is formed by combining "am/is/are" with the verb ending in "ing", Indonesian employs a simpler structure. The marker "sedang" is placed before the verb to indicate that the action is currently in progress. For example, "I am eating" translates to "Saya sedang makan." Understanding this tense is essential for fluent communication, as it allows speakers to describe current events and actions in a precise and clear manner. Our grammar exercises are designed to help you master the Present Continuous tense in Indonesian through a variety of engaging and challenging activities. You'll practice constructing sentences, identifying the tense in context, and converting statements from English to Indonesian. These exercises aim to build your confidence and proficiency in using "sedang" correctly, ensuring that you can discuss ongoing actions seamlessly. Whether you are a beginner or looking to refine your skills, these exercises will provide the practice you need to become comfortable with this fundamental aspect of Indonesian grammar.

Exercise 1

<p>1. Saya sedang *makan* siang di kantin (verb for eating).</p> <p>2. Mereka sedang *bermain* sepak bola di lapangan (verb for playing).</p> <p>3. Dia sedang *membaca* buku di perpustakaan (verb for reading).</p> <p>4. Ibu sedang *memasak* makanan di dapur (verb for cooking).</p> <p>5. Kami sedang *belajar* bahasa Indonesia di kelas (verb for studying).</p> <p>6. Ayah sedang *bekerja* di kantor (verb for working).</p> <p>7. Kucing itu sedang *tidur* di sofa (verb for sleeping).</p> <p>8. Mereka sedang *menonton* film di bioskop (verb for watching).</p> <p>9. Saya sedang *menulis* surat untuk teman (verb for writing).</p> <p>10. Adik sedang *menyanyi* di atas panggung (verb for singing).</p>
 

Exercise 2

<p>1. Mereka *sedang belajar* di perpustakaan (verb for studying).</p> <p>2. Saya *sedang makan* di restoran favorit saya (verb for eating).</p> <p>3. Kami *sedang menonton* film di bioskop (verb for watching).</p> <p>4. Dia *sedang menulis* surat kepada temannya (verb for writing).</p> <p>5. Anjing itu *sedang bermain* di taman (verb for playing).</p> <p>6. Kamu *sedang mendengarkan* musik di kamar (verb for listening).</p> <p>7. Mereka *sedang berbicara* tentang proyek baru (verb for talking).</p> <p>8. Saya *sedang membaca* buku di ruang tamu (verb for reading).</p> <p>9. Ibu *sedang memasak* makan malam di dapur (verb for cooking).</p> <p>10. Ayah *sedang bekerja* di kantor (verb for working).</p>
 

Exercise 3

<p>1. Mereka *sedang bermain* sepak bola di lapangan (verb for playing).</p> <p>2. Aku *sedang membaca* buku di perpustakaan (verb for reading).</p> <p>3. Dia *sedang menulis* surat untuk temannya (verb for writing).</p> <p>4. Kami *sedang memasak* di dapur sekarang (verb for cooking).</p> <p>5. Kamu *sedang menonton* film di bioskop (verb for watching).</p> <p>6. Mereka *sedang belajar* untuk ujian besok (verb for studying).</p> <p>7. Saya *sedang mendengarkan* musik di kamar (verb for listening).</p> <p>8. Anjing itu *sedang tidur* di sofa (verb for sleeping).</p> <p>9. Adik saya *sedang bermain* piano di ruang tamu (verb for playing an instrument).</p> <p>10. Ibu *sedang berkebun* di halaman belakang (verb for gardening).</p>
 

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