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20 sentences Present Simple or Continuous

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Put the verbs into Present Simple or present Continuous. 
 
How to add -s- How to add -ing
ch/s/x/sh/o
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   Tom is a teacherThis exercise is easy. You have to think what tense it is and then choose from the given options.
Every day
  1. He  (teach) children at school.
  2. He  (check) homework.
  3. He  (give) tests.
  4. He  (go) to work 5 days a week.
  5. He  (speak) to students' parents.

Now he is on his vacation.

  1. He  (rest) on the beach.
  2. He  (read) a magazine.
  3. He  (drink) a nice coctail.
  4. He  (sunbathe) with his wife.
  5. He  (not/think) about his work.

 Bob is a doctor.This exercise is more difficult. You have to think what tense it is and then type into the boxes yourself.

Every day

  1. He  (treat) patients at the hospital.
  2. He  (work) in shifts.
  3. He  (give) medicine to his patients.
  4. He  (go) to work 3 days a week.
  5. He  (speak) to his patients.

Now he is in bed as it is night.

  1. He  (rest) at home.
  2. He  (sleep).
  3. He  (dream) a nice dream.
  4. He  (snore).
  5. He  (not/think) about his work.