PRESENT SIMPLE VS CONTINUOUS

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Complete the sentences with present simple or present continuous:

 

 

1. - What is that noise? Somebody ___________ (play) the piano.

 

2. - We __________ (go) to the cinema this Friday.

 

3. - We __________ (go) on holiday every winter.

 

4. - The days __________ (be) longer in summer.

 

5. - She often __________ (talk) to herself.

 

6. - She __________ (have) a shower at the moment.

 

7. - Right now, she __________ (run) down the hill.

 

8. - Oak trees __________ (grow) very slowly.

 

9. - My dog __________ (not eat) vegetables.

 

10. - My brother __________ (not like) animals.

 

11. - Most people __________ (not like) to visit a doctor.

 

12. - In his job he usually __________ (stand).

 

13. - I’m looking at the woman, she __________ (wear) a nice hat.

 

14. - I never __________ (go) out in the evening.

 

15. - He usually ___________ (work) with paints and brushes.

 

16. - Do you know anyone who __________(speak) Italian?

 

17. - At work, he usually __________ (sit) all day.

 

18. - Where is Kate? She __________ (watch) TV in the living room.

 

19. - __________ (you/go) to the party next Saturday?

 

20. - __________ (you / ever / work) at the weekend?

 

21. - Why __________ (you drive) so fast today?

 

22. - The water __________ (boil) now. Shall I switch it off?

 

23. - The duck __________ (smell) delicious. Shall I take it out of the oven?

 

24. - Sometimes, Tom __________ (do) his homework after lunch.

 

 

ANSWERS / RESPUESTAS

 

1. is playing

2. are going

3. go

4. are

5. talks

6. is having 

7. is running

8. grow

9. doesn't eat

10. doesn't like

11. don't like

12. stands

13. is wearing

14. go

15. works

16. speaks

17. sits

18. is watching

19. Are you going...?

20. Do you ever work...?

21. are you driving...?

22. is boiling

23. smells

24. does