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Present simple and present continuous

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1. Fill the gaps with the corresponding form of the present simple or the present continuous.
 
a) It  (rain) right now, but I  (not/want) to stay at home
b)  Jerry and Mathew   (usually/play) in a band , but today they  (relax) at home
c) What (Peter/do)?    I  (not/know), I think he is a policeman
d) Little Michael  (always/hug) his father when he  (arrive) home
e) Sue (never/take) her glasses off when she  (dance)
f) What (the children/do)? They  (plant) a tree
g)  Johnny  (not/know) the right way to come back to the camp 
 
2. Which option is the right one??
1. a) David always walks the dog in the afternoons                       
    b) David is always walking the dog in the afternoons  
    c) David walks always the dog in the afternoons
2. a) Paul never run when he goes to school                                                       
    b) Paul  runs never when he goes to school  
    c) Paul never runs when he goes to school
 
3. a) Those little children dance in the stage right now                                                                                    
    b) Those little children are dancing in the stage right now
    c) Those little children  dancing in the stage right now
4. a) Mr. Spencer rarely cook dinner on Mondays                                                                                                                
    b) Mr. Spencer rarely cooks dinner on Mondays
    c) Mr. Spencer cooks rarely  dinner on Mondays
5. a) Monica's father is reads a newspaper at the moment                                                                                                               
    b) Monica's father reads a newspaper at the moment
    c) Monica's father is reading a newspaper at the moment
 
3. Fill the gaps with present simple /continuous. Afterwards, write the verbs (verb to be included)  in the crossword and match the sentence with each picture??
 
                                                                
                                            
 
 
 









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1. George  (eat) doughnouts once a week
2. Toby always  (pee) in the street
3. Stephen  (watch) a rugby match on TV right now
4. German people (like) beer
5. Fran  (give) the Stuarts the key of their new house
6. The baby  (cry) all day
7. Sammy  (wait) for his mother to come
8. Susan (sell) lemonade on Sundays