เฉลย Simple and Present Continuous exercises

posted on 20 Dec 2014 10:27 by suthatip2011
 

Using the words in parentheses, complete

the text below with the appropriate tenses. 

1. Every Monday, Sally (drive) ……drives…..her kids

to football practice.
2. Usually, I (work) ………work…….as a secretary

at ABT, but this summer I (study) …am studying…..

French at a language school

in Paris. That is why I am in Paris.
3. Shhhhh! Be quiet! John (sleep) …is sleeping...
4. Don't forget to take your umbrella. It (rain)…is raining...
5. I hate living in Seattle because it (rain, always)…always rains...
6. I'm sorry I can't hear what you (say) …are saying……

because everybody (talk) …is talking…..so loudly.
7. Justin (write, currently) …is currently writing…..a book about

his adventures in Tibet. I hope he can find

a good publisher when he is finished.
8. Jim: Do you want to come over for dinner tonight?
Denise: Oh, I'm sorry, I can't. I (go) …am going…..to a movie

tonight with some friends.
9. The business cards (be, normally ) …are normally …printed

by a company in New York. Their prices (be) …are….inexpensive,

yet the quality of their work is quite good.
10. This delicious chocolate (be) …is…..made by

a small chocolatier in Zurich, Switzerland.

 

11.Tina ……is waiting……. for James at the present time. (wait)

 

 

12. They …are playing….. in the playground now. (play)

 

13. I …am sharpening…. the knife for my mother now. (sharpen)

 

14. The students …are sweeping…… the leaves at this moment. (sweep)

 

15. The cat …is catching…. a rat right now. (catch)

 

16. We…are studying…. for another chapter today. (study)

 

17. It …is snowing…. now. (snow)

 

18. He …is throwing…. the rubbish into the bin. (throw)

 

19. She …is counting…. the money for her daughter. (count)

 

20. Sam …is reading…. the report right now. (read) 

21. John …is reading….(read) a book now.

22. What …are you doing……..(you do) tonight?

23. Jack and Peter …are working….(work) late today.

24. Silvia …doesn't often listen ….

(not listen/often) to music.

25. Maria …is sitting….(sit) next to Paul now.

26. How many other students …are you studying…(you study) with last year?

27. The phone …isn't ringing….(not ring) now.