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The present continuous Tense

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                                                         The Present Continuous Tense
 
                                           (am, is, are) + V-ing:
                               
                         I. What are they doing?    
            
                     Use the right form of the verb:
 
 
   1.     Mary and  Bob ......         (dance).
 
  2.   Mr. Smith  .....           (play the piano).
 
 
 
  3. The farmer  .....      (cut the grass).
 
 
  4. The schoolchildren .....        (go to school) in a school bus.
 
 
  5. The boy  .....            (skate) on the skating rink.
 
 
 
  6.  Bill's   mother  .....           (wash).
 
 
  7.  Tom   ......            (play)   basketball.
 
 
  8.  Ann and Emma  .....       (talk) over the phone.
 
 
  9. They  .....          (watch) a film on TV.
 
 
  10.   Becky  .....          (read) a book about dolphins.
 
 
  11.  The chef  .....        (cook)  meat.
 
 
  12 .   It's 7 o'clock.    Jane  ....        (get) up.
 
 
 
           II.   Choose the right option: (am, is, are)
 
                                           
                                  What a nice day!  Clap
 
  1. It .....   not raining.
  2. The sun ..... shining.
  3. Betty and Paul  .....  not going to school now.
  4. Mum ..... making a birthday cake for me.
  5. Father ..... repairing a car.
  6. Grandmother  and Grandfather ..... watering  roses in the garden.
  7. My brother ..... playing computer games
  8. My littlte sister ....  waching cartoons.
  9.  My cat  .... liying on the lawn and sleeping.
 10. I ....  helping my Mum.
 
 
      III          Complete the sentences :
 
  1.  Don't go out. It   _____         .
 
  2. My family  _____   .
 
 
  3.  Look!    It  ______     .
 
 
  4.   Mr. Brown is a good artist.   Now he is  ______      .
 
 
  5.   It' warm and sunny today.  We   ______     and having a lot of
        fun!
 
 
 
     IV.    Unscramble the sentences and write:
 
  1. Listening, I, music, to, am, favourite.
  2. Children, a, snowman,making,are,
  3. we, in, are,flowers, picking, the, wood. 
  4. Sister, is,his, the, dishes,the, washing, kitchen. 
  5.  Cat, my , around, running, house, the.
 
     V.   Tick the right sentences and cross out the wrong   
         ones: 
 
   1. The monkey are jumping and making faces. 
   2. The dog is bucking at the cat.
   3. The ducks are swim in the pond.
   4. The birds flying to the south.
   5. The horse is eating grass.