Present continuous tense worksheet

December 9, 2012pdf

 

The present continuous tense is used to talk about actions and events that are going on around the time of talking. The present continuous tense forms are made by putting is / am / are before the –ing form of the verb.

Test your knowledge present continuous tense forms with this grammar exercise. Each sentence given below has a blank space. Fill in the blanks with appropriate present continuous form of the verb given in the brackets.

1. Hurry up! We ………………………………….. for you. (wait)

2. ‘What are you ………………………………….?’ (do)  ‘I …………………………………. letters.’ (write)

3. He ……………………………………. in Italy at the moment. (work)

4. She doesn’t like to be disturbed when she …………………………………….. (work)

5. That child ………………………………………… bigger everyday. (get)

6. Who is that girl ……………………………………….. on the table? (stand)

7. I ……………………………………….. for the shops to open. (wait)

8. I ……………………………………….. Jane tomorrow. (see)

9. The universe …………………………………, and has been so since its beginning. (expand)

10. My sister ………………………………. at home for the moment. (live)

Answers

1. Hurry up! We are waiting for you.

2. What are you doing? I am writing letters.

3. He is working in Italy at the moment.

4. She doesn’t like to be disturbed when she is working.

5. That child is getting bigger everyday.

6. Who is that girl standing on the table?

7. I am waiting for the shops to open.

8. I am seeing Jane tomorrow.

9. The universe is expanding and has been since its beginning.

10. My sister is living at home for the moment.

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