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Fill in the correct tense.
1, He ____________ (chat) on the net everyday.
2. Lakes____________(have) lots of fish in them.
3. Europeans ______(take) a “siesta” after their  meal.
4. She ___________(enter) beauty contests each year.
5. I _________(think)  Mr. Jones is a teacher.
6. Sally ___________ (grow) flowers.
7. I ______________(have)  a meeting next Wednesday.
8. Sara___________(compete) in races.
9. We________________ (drive) to work by car everyday.
see/ teach/ work/eat/ drive /do/ go,/ speak,/ write/ kiss/run
B. Fill in the Gap with the correct Word from above and place the proper tense
1.     He___________to work everyday.
2.    Barry sometimes_____________Spanish.
3.    I like to___________letters to my penpals.
4.    My father __________my mother everyday.
5.    I ____________my grandparents every weekend.
6.    Mr. Morris___________English.
7.    John______________to hockey in the winter.
8.    Bill___________at a bank every day but not on weekends.
9.    I like to________Sushi.
10.   Mary__________her housework everyday.
11. Jane often________________in the woods.
12. Sue likes to___________at the gym as often as possible.
13.   June________________in the park with her dog.
My Name Is Robert
My name is Robert. I live in a big city with my friend Joe. I work in a restaurant downtown.  I go to work every day at 5:00 a.m., and return home at 3:00 p.m.   I wash dishes at  the restaurant.  In the evenings, I drink coffee with my friends, or go to the movies.  Sometimes we go to the  disco and dance.  I don`t live with my family.  They live in a different city.  I don`t work on  the weekends.  On Saturdays and Sundays, I usually visit my family.  I have a parrot and two dogs.  My parrot speaks French, and his name is Sam.  My dogs like to chew on bones and go for long walks.  I try to walk them everyday.

1. Does Robert work at a bank?

2. Does Robert drink coffee with his friends?

3  Does Robert live in a big city?
4.  How many dogs does Robert have?
5.  When does Robert usually visit his family?

 Fill in the blank with the correct tense.

1. He ________________(attend) a meeting right now.
2. I ____________(study) English at McGill University.
3. She________________(work) tomorrow.
4. He _______________(read) a book at the moment.

5. We _____________(play) hockey at the moment..

6.  The dog _______________(run) in the park now.

7.  John _____________(play)   golf right now.

8.   My sister_________(swim) in the pool at the moment.

 Fill in the Gap with the correct tense.
1.       I______________(study)__English this semester.
2.     I____________(go)__to Toronto this week.
3.     She is____________(talk)____to her teacher at the moment.
4.     The teenagers_________(like)____each other.
5.     John______________(study)__his homework at the moment.
6.     I _____________(write)_a letter to my cousin at present.
7.     I_____________(go)____home in a few minutes
8.     I_____________(work)____at McDonald’s at the moment.
H. Read the story and answer the questions.
It’s December thirty-first, New Year’s Eve.   Don and Tina  Caldorone  are celebrating the holiday with their children, Sam, Simon and Julie. The Caldorones are a very happy family this New Year’s Eve.  Next year is going to be a very good year for the entire family. 
Next year, Don and Tina are going to take a long vacation.  They are going to visit Don’s brother in Italy.  They are going to  visit the ruins in Pompei and drive along the Amalfi coast.   Sam is going to finish high school.   He is going to move to Montreal and start college.   He is going to study Business Administration.    Simon is going to get his driver’s license.  He is going to save a lot of money and buy a used car.  He is also going to get a part-time job to pay for his car.  Julie is going to University next year.  She is going to study law because she wants to become a lawyer.  Julie is going to share an apartment with her best friend in Montreal.
As you can see, The Caldorones are really looking forward to next year.  It’s going to be a very happy year for all of them.
Questions :
 1. What are Don and Tina celebrating?

2.Where country are they going to next year?

3.Who are they going to visit?

4.What is Sam going to study?

5.What is Simon going to do?

6.What is Simon going to buy?

7. What is Julie going to study?