Present Progressive - Adding "ing" Rules


We add "ing" to most of the verbs.
  work image working  
  cook image cooking  

If the verb ends with e, we drop the e and add "ing".
  make image making     bake image baking  

If the verb ends with ie, we drop the ie and add "y" + "ing".
  lie image lying     tie image tying  

If the verb has only one syllable and it ends with
consonant + vowel + consonant,
and the last consonant is not w, x, y, we double the last consonant and add "ing". (vowel = a, e, i, o, u)
  stop image stopping  
  run image running     fix image fixing