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English Test Simple Present and Present Progressive

Test your knowledge on Simple Present and Present Progressive. After submitting your answers, you will see how well you have done in the test.

Form

Write the verbs in Present Progressive.

  1. speak - I
  2. jump - you
  3. bake - she
  4. play - they
  5. run - we

Write the verbs in Simple Present, 3rd person singular.

  1. be - it
  2. have - he
  3. eat - she
  4. can - he
  5. wash - she

Use

When to use which tense?

  1. For actions happening regularly, often or never, we use .
  2. For actions happening now, we use .
  3. The verbs 'be', 'have', 'like' and 'want' are normally only used in .
  4. The signal word 'usually' indicates that we have to use .
  5. The signal word 'now' indicates that we have to use .

Positive sentences

Complete the sentences. Use Simple Present or Present Progressive.

  1. Look! They (leave) the house.
  2. Brian (cycle) 30 km every day.
  3. Samantha (do) her homework at the moment.
  4. My parents (shop) right now.
  5. He usually (get up) early in the morning.

Negative sentences

Complete the sentences. Use Simple Present or Present Progressive.

  1. You (see / not) her every day.
  2. The baby (sleep / not) at the moment.
  3. I (read / not) a book now.
  4. We (go / not) to school on Sundays.
  5. He (watch / not) the news every day.

questionn

Complete the sentences. Use Simple Present or Present Progressive.

  1. (you / go) on holiday by plane sometimes?
  2. (they / play) computer games every day?
  3. (she / eat) dinner at the moment?
  4. What (they / do) right now?
  5. (she / visit) her grandma very often?

Text

Sieh dir das Bild von Jenny an und ergänze die sentences (Simple Present oder Present Progressive).

  1. Look! Jenny (go) to school.
  2. On her back, Jenny (carry) her school bag.
  3. The school bag (be) very heavy
  4. Normally, Jenny (wear) black shoes, but today she (wear) red wellies.
  5. And look, she (wear) a raincoat because it (rain) outside.
  6. Jenny (not / want) to get wet.

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Changed: 10th Dec 2010 19:35

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