21122228 Present Continous Tense | Grammar | Style (Fiction)

PRESENT CONTINOUS TENSE Put in the verb in brackets into the gaps and form affirmative sentences.

Use the long form of the auxiliary. Example: Jane __________ a magazine. (to read) Answer: Jane is reading a magazine. 1) Alexander 2) We
þÿ þÿ þÿ

a film. (to watch) a computer game. (to play) at the cat. (to bark) his rabbits. (to feed)
þÿ

3) The dog 4) Peter
þÿ

5) Philipp and Johnny 6) Mary 7) I
þÿ þÿ þÿ

a song. (to sing)

her hair. (to wash) to Doris. (to talk) a picture. (to draw)
þÿ

8) Peggy

9) Henry and his sister 10) You
þÿ

their mother. (to help)

the poem by heart. (to learn)

Example: Jane __________ home from work. (to come) Answer: Jane is coming home from work. 1) He
þÿ

in the lake. (to swim)
þÿ

2) Andrew and Colin 3) Simon 4) They 5) Kathy 6) You 7) I
þÿ þÿ

muffins. (to make)

a letter. (to write) pictures. (to swap) with Bob. (to dance) home. (to run) a shower. (to take)

þÿ þÿ

þÿ

8) We 9) She

þÿ

money for new computer. (to save) the grass. (to cut)

þÿ

Example: Steve always ____ his bike in the afternoon. (to check) your grandmother at birds? (to look) 5) We 6) þÿ þÿ the checkpoint. (not/to close) þÿ you the washing-up? (to do) þÿ 3) They 4) þÿ the printers. (to come) þÿ 8) Every day his grandfather for a walk. (not/to link) Out in the verbs in brackets in the Simple Present or the Present Progressive. 1) Andy sometimes 2) We never þÿ þÿ þÿ þÿ comics. Example: ____ she ______ a magazine? (to read) Answer: Is she reading a magazine? 1) The teacher 2) þÿ þÿ þÿ the door. (to ride) Answer: Steve always rides his bike in the afternoon. (to watch) in the bathroom. (not/to pass) they þÿ to help? (to try) þÿ 7) She 8) þÿ þÿ to the centre of the town. (to make) the bathroom. Watch the punctuation and form sentences or questions. (to sing) in the kitchen. (to make) 9) Look! Steve's mother 10) You þÿ the words correctly. (to help) breakfast now.10) The teacher þÿ his bike. (to ride) Put in the verbs in brackets into the gaps. (to go) . (not/to walk) the policemen þÿ into the bank? (to run) a cup of coffee. Use the Present Progressive/Present Continuous. (to clean) 3) Listen! Sandy þÿ þÿ 4) My sister usually 5) My mother 6) They often 7) Look! The boys þÿ home. (to read) TV in the morning.

(to lie) text messages at the moment? (to send) þÿ they supermarkets. Watch the types of sentences (affirmative statements. buying a magazine. þÿ 4) We 5) The children 6) My pets þÿ watching TV. (not/to eat) on the sofa. reading a book at the moment. singing a new song. . 7) Aunt Helen 8) Our friends 9) He þÿ þÿ þÿ feeding the ducks. (to eat) 10) Cats Use the verbs in brackets in the Simple Present or in the Present Progressive. raining. 1) John and Mandy 2) I 3) It þÿ þÿ þÿ þÿ cleaning the kitchen. sleeping now.9) I þÿ þÿ with my friend at the moment. (to have) the boy in the pool right now? (to swim) Choose the correct forms of to be and form sentences in the Present Progressive. packing their rucksacks. (not/to take) you from? (to come) þÿ 7) Where 8) 9) I 10) your girlfriend always þÿ green T-shirts? (to wear) a cup of tea now. but my father doesn't. (to chat) mice. (to like) the man þÿ 5) What 6) We þÿ þÿ þÿ in our garden? (to do) þÿ þÿ the bus to school. negations or questions). Example: __ Chris _______ for his brother now? (to wait) Answer: Is Chris waiting for his brother now? 1) Look! This lady 2) Our cat seldom 3) 4) I þÿ þÿ þÿ þÿ þÿ þÿ a hamburger.

Watch the punctuation and form sentences or questions. (not/to dive) ADJECTIVES Answer: Peter works slowly.10) They þÿ doing their homework. (to take) Phil þÿ the exercise? (to explain) þÿ 4) What 5) I þÿ you þÿ here? (to do) on the sofa. Put in the verbs in brackets into the gaps. (pretty) loud today. (to catch) þÿ 8) The eagle 9) Why Ruth for money? (to ask) 10) The boys into the pool. (not/to lie) they þÿ þÿ þÿ þÿ 6) The cat 7) þÿ to radio now? (to listen) the mouse. (not/to shout) nice photos. (terrible) þÿ . Beispiel: ____ they _______ the girl? (to bully) Lösung: Are they bullying the girl? 1) He 2) We 3) þÿ þÿ þÿ þÿ her name. Use the Present Progressive/Present Continuous. 1) He þÿ reads a book. (quick) þÿ 2) Mandy is a 3) The class is girl. (not/to sit) on the carpet.

Example: Peter works ______ (slow). (terrible) þÿ 7) She sings the song 8) He is a þÿ . What's the matter with him? (sad) upset about losing his keys. (awful) 3) This hamburger tastes 4) Be þÿ with this glass of milk. (slow) SIMPLE PAST Put the correct forms of the verbs into the gaps. (good) þÿ 8) Our basketball team played 9) Don't speak so 10) Maria þÿ last Friday. (loud) Fill in the words in brackets as adjective or adverb like in the example. Example: I ______ to the teacher. (extreme) . 1) The bus driver was 2) Kevin is þÿ þÿ þÿ injured. (quickly) opened her present. (bad) .4) Max is a 5) You can 6) It's a þÿ þÿ þÿ singer. Answer: Peter works slowly. It's hot. (to talk) Answer: I talked to the teacher. (good) driver. (careful) . (to carry) . (careful) þÿ þÿ 9) He drives the car . (good) open this tin. (serious) þÿ clever. (terrible) þÿ þÿ 5) Robin looks 6) Jack is 7) This steak smells þÿ . (careful) 10) The dog barks . 1) Jane 2) He þÿ þÿ a film. I can't understand you. Use the Simple Past in the statements. (to watch) a box. (easy) day today.

(to dance) basketball. (to catch) þÿ 5) Our cat 6) In 2001 our class 7) The weather 8) The secretary 9) Paul þÿ þÿ a trip to Norwich. (to whisper) . (to stop) Put the correct forms of the verbs into the gaps. (to order) þÿ 2) Last summer I 3) She 4) He þÿ þÿ þÿ to Stuttgart.3) They þÿ þÿ their father. (to talk) with Peter. (to say) þÿ 10) The people something to each other. (to wash) þÿ 10) The car at the traffic lights. (to try) 6) Susan þÿ þÿ 7) The boys 8) We 9) She a trip. (to make) really nice. Example: She ______ her mother in the kitchen. Use the Simple Past in the statements. (to swap) to Andrew. (to help) þÿ 4) John and Amy 5) I þÿ þÿ things. (to delete) þÿ nothins to me. (to do) to 10. (to count) a big mouse. (to help) Answer: She helped her mother in the kitchen. (to plan) her hair. (to go) her homework in the afternoon. (to be) the file yesterday. 1) They þÿ something to drink.

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