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1 THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE & THE PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE: EXERCISES Dragana Filipović

2 1.Put the verb into the correct form. 1. I ______ for Chris. Do you know where he is? (look) 2. The things are not so good at work. The company ______ money. (lose) 3. Lets go out now. It _________ any more. (not rain) 4. You can turn off the radio. I _______ to it. (not listen) 5. I ________ tired. I need a rest. (get) 6. Joe ________ this week. Hes on holiday. (not work) 7. Your English __________ better. (get) 8. The company I work for _________ so well this year. (not do)

3 Lets check the answers. 1. I am looking for Chris. Do you know where he is? 2. The things are not so good at work. The company is losing money. 3. Lets go out now. It isnt raining any more. 4. You can turn off the radio. I am not listening to it. 5. I am getting tired. I need a rest. 6. Joe isnt working this week. Hes on holiday. 7. Your English is getting better. 8. The company I work for isnt doing so well this year.

4 2.Put the verb into the correct form. 1. Ann _____ tea very often. (not drink) 2. What time ________________ (the banks / open) here? 3. My parents _______ in a very small flat. (live) 4. The Olympic Games _______ place every 4 years. (take) 5. Vegetarians _______ meat. (not eat) 6. Alex isnt very fit. He _________ any sport. (not do) 7. Where ______ (Gavin / come) from? Hes Scottish. 8. Bad driving ________ many accidents. (cause)

5 Lets check the answers. 1. Ann doesnt drink tea very often. 2. What time do the banks open here? 3. My parents live in a very small flat. 4. The Olympic Games take place every 4 years. 5. Vegetarians do not eat meat. (do not = dont) 6. Alex isnt very fit. He doesnt do any sport. 7. Where does Gavin come from? Hes Scottish. 8. Bad driving causes many accidents.

6 Find the mistakes and correct them. EXAMPLES: 1. Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius. 2. The water boils. Can you turn it off? is boiling

7 Find the mistakes and correct them. 1. Look! The man tries to open the door of your car. 2. The moon goes round the earth in about 27 days. 3. I must go now. It gets late. 4. I usually go to work by car. 5. Can you hear those people? What do they talk about? 6. Hurry up! Its time to leave. OK, I come. 7. It doesnt rain very much in summer. 8. Peter is never late. Hes always getting to lectures on time.

8 Lets check the mistakes. 1. Look! The man tries to open the door of your car. is trying 2. The moon goes round the earth in about 27 days. 3. I must go now. It gets late. is getting 4. I usually go to work by car. 5. Can you hear those people? What do they talk about? are they talking 6. Hurry up! Its time to leave. OK, I come. am coming 7. It doesnt rain very much in summer. 8. Peter is never late. Hes always getting to lectures on time. He always gets

9 Express annoyance or dissatisfaction. Use always –ing (Present Continuous). A: Ive lost my key again. B: Not again! You ____________ your key. A: The car has broken down again. B: The car is useless. It ______________ down. A: Look! Youve made the same mistake again. B: Oh no, not again! I ___________ the same mistake.

10 Answers A: Ive lost my key again. B: Not again! You are always losing your key. A: The car has broken down again. B: The car is useless. It is always breaking down. A: Look! Youve made the same mistake again. B: Oh no, not again! I am always making the same mistake.

11 Put the verb into the correct form. 1. Sarah is very good at languages. She _____ (speak) four languages very well. 2. Hurry up! Everybody ______ (wait) for you. 3. The River Nile ____ (flow) into the Mediterranean. 4. Taylor is in Belgrade at the moment. He _____ (stay) at the Park Hotel. 5. What ________ (your brother / do)? Hes an architect, but he _______ (not / work) at the moment.

12 Answers 1. Sarah is very good at languages. She speaks four languages very well. 2. Hurry up! Everybody is waiting for you. 3. The River Nile flows into the Mediterranean. 4. Taylor is in Belgrade at the moment. He is staying at the Park Hotel. 5. What does your brother do? Hes an architect, but he isnt working at the moment.

13 Thats all folks! The End


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