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1. We use the PRESENT SIMPLE to talk about TIMETABLES, such as school schedules, TV programmes, train timetables...So, in this activity you have to use the PRESENT SIMPLE with future meaning:
 
a) What time  (the train to Oxford/leave)?
b) The film  at quarter to nine. (start)
c) We  art at 11:00
d) When  (the documentary/finish)?
e) The documentary  at half past nine.
f) What time  (we/have/the geography test)?
 
2. We use the PRESENT CONTINUOUS to talk about FUTURE ARRANGEMENTS. In this activity, you have to use the PRESENT CONTINUOUS to talk about the future (use short forms for the verbs):
 
a) What  (do) tomorrow afternoon? I  (visit) my aunt.
b) We  (not/go) to the shopping centre on Saturday, we  (play) tennis instead.
c) Where  (Jane/go) on Saturday evening? She  (not/go) anywhere. She  (study) for an exam.
d) What  (do) this afternoon? They  (take) their driving test.
e) How  (travel) to England next week? He  (travel) by plane, of course!
f) What  (cook) for our birthday tomorrow? She  (cook) a delicious chocolate and cream cake.
 
3. Use the PRESENT SIMPLE or the PRESENT CONTINUOUS and match with the pictures:
 
     
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a) Anna  her new book this evening.
b) My father  after work this afternoon.
c) The plane  in New York at quater to nine.
d) I  tonight's parade with my new camcorder.
e) What time  tomorrow?
f) Tom and I  to the cinema tonight. We've already seen the most interesting films.
 
4. Choose the correct option to finish the sentences:
 
a) Tomorrow morning Anne and Tom
 go to Liverpool to visit their grandparents.
 are going to Liverpool to visit their grandparents.
 is going to Liverpool to visit their grandparents.
b) I think tonight's film
 start at 9:00 on channel 4
 is starting at 9:00 on channel 4
 starts at 9:00 on channel 4
c) Our students
 are taking a very difficult English test next week
 take a very difficult English test next week
 takes a very difficult English test next week
d) I'm so bored! What time
 do this lesson finish?
 does this lesson finish?
 is this lesson finishing?
e) My sister
 is travelling to London tomorrow morning
 travels to London tomorrow morning
 travel to London tomorrow morning