Present Continuous versus Present Simple Exercises

In this exercise you have to decide whether the the underlined verb in these sentences are right or wrong.  Correct them if they are wrong!

Examples: I don’t know  your  telephone number.                    Right

Please don’t  make so much noise. I study                                Wrong   -  am studying

1.       Look! Somebody is climbing up that tree over  there.            ………………………………………….

2.       Can you hear those people? What do they talk about?         ………………………………………….

3.       Are you believing in God?                                                            ………………………………………….

4.       Look! That man tries to open the door of your room.            ………………………………………….

5.       The earth goes round the sun.                                                    ………………………………………….

6.       I’m thinking it would be a good idea  to  leave early.             ………………………………………….

7.       The number of people without jobs is increasing each year. …………………………………………

8.       I’m usually going to work by car.                                                ………………………………………….

Now you have to put the verb into the correct form, present continuous (I am doing ) or present simple (I do).

Examples: Please don’t  make so much noise. I am studying (study).

How many languages does Christopher speak (Christopher / speak)?

This machine doesn’t work (not/work). It hasn’t worked for years.

1.       I……………………………………………..(not / belong ) to this organization.

2.       Hurry ! The train………………………….(come). I…………………………………(not/want) to miss it.

3.       The River Nile ……………………………………(flow) into the Mediterranean

4.       The river ……………………………………………(flow) very fast today – much faster than usual.

5.       ………………………………………………………….(it/ever/ snow) in India ?

6.       We usually …………………………………………(grow) vegetables in our garden but this year we………………………………………………..(not/grow) any

7.       A: Can you drive?

B: No, but I…………………………………………(learn). My father…………………………(teach) me.

8.       You can borrow umbrella. I……………………………………………..(not/need) it at the moment.

9.       I usually …………(enjoy) parties but I ……………(not/enjoy) this one very much.

10.   George says he’s 17 years old but I …………………………….. (not/ believe) him.

 

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Wisnu Herdianto,
Dec 1, 2016, 10:13 PM
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