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PRESENT TENSES SIMPLE AND PROGRESSIVE (CONTINUOUS) NAME: _____________________________________________________ DATE: __________ VALUE: 1.

Every Monday, Sally_______________ (drive) her kids to football practice. 2. Usually, I ____________ (work) as a secretary at ABT, but this summer I __________ (study) French at a language school in Paris. That is why I am in Paris. 3. Shhhhh! Be quiet! John ______________(sleep) . 4. Don't forget to take your umbrella. It ______________ (rain) . 5. I hate living in Seattle because it _________________ (rain, always) . 6. I'm sorry I can't hear what you ______________ (say) because everybody ____________ (talk) so loudly. 7. Justin _____________________ (write) a book about his adventures in Tibet. I hope he can find a good publisher when he is finished. 8. Jim: Do you want to come over for dinner tonight? Denise: Oh, I'm sorry, I can't. I _____________(go) to a movie tonight with some friends. 9. The business cards ________________(be) printed by a company in New York. Their prices _______________ (be) inexpensive, yet the quality of their work is quite good. TASK #

10. This delicious chocolate _________(be) made by a small chocolatier in Zurich, Switzerland.


1. Marie-Claude isn't a Canadian. I ________ she comes from France. a) Believe b) am believing

2. You won't find Jerry at home right now. He ________ in the library. a) Studies b) is studying

3. I ________ to Toronto next Thursday. Do you want to come? a) Go b) am going

4. Don't give Jan any cheese. She ________ it! a) Hates b) is hating

5. Salman is rich he ________ a Mercedes. a) drives b) is driving

6. It ________ quite hard perhaps we shouldn't go out tonight. a) snows b) is snowing

7. Once a week, I ________ to an art class at the college. a) go b) am going

8. Look! Junko ________ into the water. a) jumps b) is jumping

9. I ________ you're crazy! a) think b) am thinking

10. I ________ lunch in the cafeteria every day. a) have b) am having