Simple present or present continuous: grammar exercise

December 22, 2013pdf

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate verb form – simple present or present continuous.

1. I …………………. a nice time on this holiday.

a) have

b) am having

c) Either could be used here

2. She is Japanese. She ……………. from Tokyo.

a) is coming

b) comes

c) Either could be used here

3. …………………. your stay here?

a) Are you enjoying

b) Do you enjoy

c) Either could be used here

4. I …………………. on my computer at the moment.

a) work

b) am working

c) Either could be used here

5. This semester, I ……………….. chemistry and physics.

a) study

b) am studying

c) Either could be used here

6. I ………………. my parents next week.

a) visit

b) am visiting

c) Either could be used here

7. She ………………… to go now.

a) wants

b) is wanting

c) Either could be used here

8. Why ………………….. me?

a) don’t you understand

b) aren’t you understanding

c) Either could be used here

9. Smoking ……………………. cancer.

a) is causing

b) causes

c) Either could be used here

10. I ………………… a lot of films recently.

a) watch

b) am watching

c) Either could be used here

Answers

1. I am having a nice time on this holiday.

2. She is Japanese. She comes from Tokyo.

3. Are you enjoying your stay here?

4. I am working on my computer at the moment.

5. This semester, I am studying chemistry and physics.

6. I am visiting my parents next week.

7. She wants to go now.

8. Why don’t you understand me?

9. Smoking causes cancer.

10. I am watching a lot of films recently.

 

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