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Present simple vs. Present continuous




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Present Simple vs. Present Continuous

Warm-up activity                                                   

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1) The boys in the video say that they  English but, in fact, they  English in the video.

2) The boys in the video say that they  German but, in fact, they  German in the video.
 
3) The girl in the video  a garage.
 
4) One of the boys in the video .
 
5) The other boy .
 

Exercises                                                                                                                                           
Complete the following sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets:
a. John: Look! What  (that man/do)? 

   Mary: I  (think) he  (try) to climb the tree, but why  (he/want) to climb it?

   John: A huge dog  (chase) him!!

b. Teacher: Alfred! What  (you/think) about?
    Alfred: Sorry, Sir.

    Teacher: You  (not/pay) attention to the lesson. I  (not/think) you'll pass your exam if                    you  (not/pay) attention during my lessons!!

c. I  (usually/walk) to school, but today it  (rain) so I  (go) by bus.

d. Finding a job  (get) more and more difficult these days. I  (want) to get a good job, so this last year at university I  (work) really hard.

e. This afternoon I  (meet) my friend Alice at 5 o'clock. I  (usually/meet) her at 6, but today she  (visit) the dentist at 6. 

f. Julia:  (ice creams/melt) when it's hot?

   Mark: Of course! Look! Mine  (melt) right now!

Choose the correct option:

a.  to London three times a week.

b. Water   at 0º Celsius.

c. "What  ?" "I  ."

d. "What  ?" "I am a teacher".

e. She  a lot these days.

f. It  in January.

g. Look! It .

h. I  in ghosts.

i. She  and it annoys me.

Make questions for the following answers:

a.  ?

Yes, she speaks English.

b.  every weekend?
Yes, they play tennis every weekend.

c.

She's crying because she has a terrible headache.

d. ?

I study English twice a week.

e. ?

They are going to the cinema. 

Write negative sentences:

a. She speaks three languages. 

b. I am singing my favourite songs.

c. I believe you.

d. They are playing football.

e. He goes to school everyday.