Present Simple
Present Continuous
Present Simple Mistakes
Present
Continuous Mistakes
Present Simple
& Present Continuous
1

She always ______ (try) very hard in every game that she ______(play).  

tries / plays


1

What musical instrument ___________ (they / play)? 

are they playing

1

Do she talks to you? 

Does she talk to you? 

1

Is she speaks French? 

Is she speaking French? 

1

William and Joy ............ (live) in London and they ........... (come) to Spain this year.

William and Joy live in London and they are coming to Spain this year.

2

Put the items in the correct order and form: 

1. You / not / know / the / answer

2. Nina / get up / early?

3. Anna / English books / read

1. You don´t know the answer.

2. Does Nina get up early?

3. Anna reads English books.

2

Tell me 2 signal words that we use with the Present Continuous tense. 

now, right now, at the moment, currently,

2

Robert playes baseball at the weekend.

Robert plays baseball at the weekend.

2

Where they going today?

Where are they going today?

2

What _________ (Josh / do) now? - He and his father _____ (watch) TV and ________ (eat) pasta.  

Why _________ (you / ask)? - Because I ________ (want) to invite Josh over to my house. 

is Josh doing / are watching / eating 

are you asking / want 


3

I usually _________ (wake up) at 7. 

I usually wake up at 7.

3

Choose the correct answer to the question: Where’s James now?

- He works in his office.  

- He’s working in his office.  

- He is work in his office. 

He’s working in his office.  

3

He go to bed very early

He goes to bed very early

3

Are you do your homework?

Are you doing your homework?

3

At the moment she ______ (sunbathe) on the Cocoa Beach

is sunbathing



4

 Which sentence is correct?

 1 My parents does shopping on Saturdays.  

 2 Maria haves a brown dog.  

 3 Tom goes to work on Sundays 

3 Tom goes to work on Sundays

4

Which word can't be used here?
_______ are talking very loudly!

 They  

 You  

 She 

She

4

What he know?

What does he know? 

4

Who runing in the park? 

Who is running in the park? 

4

Right now, John ________ (play) soccer at school. He usually ______ (play) every Wednesday. 

What ___ he always _____ (wear)? - Black shorts, but today he ________ (wear) blue shorts.


is playing / plays

does / wear / is wearing

5

It ______ (get) dark at this time of year at about 6.30 PM. I ______ (finish / not) work until 7.30 PM.

gets / don't finish

5

He _____ (answer / not) the phone right now because he ________ (practise) the piano.

isn't answering

is practicing 

5

She don't like tennis.

She doesn't like tennis.

5

I am't go to market at the moment.

I'm not going to market at the moment.

5

Don't talk to me now. I  ______ (write) a very important letter. I ______ (not / have) time to talk. 

I am writing / I don't have

6

____ you _____(listen) to the radio every morning?

Do you listen to the radio every morning?

6

My sister and I ______ (run) in a race. 

are running

6

I am usually cooking dinner for my family.

I usually cook dinner for my family.

6

Maggie sleeping on the sofa right now.

Maggie is sleeping on the sofa right now.

6

He _____ (be) from Germany but he (live)______ in Texas.

is / lives

7

Where can you use the form "lives"?

 1 I ___ near Birmingham.  
 2 Alice and Emma ____ in Ireland.  
 3 My aunt ____ in Scotland.

3. My aunt lives in Scotland

7

Choose the correct question: 

 What you doing?  

 Where is she working?  

 Where you are staying?   

Where is she working?

7

Are they have a meeting every week?

Do they have a meeting every week?

7

Are your sister play with a toy now?

Is your sister playing with a toy now? 

7

We _______ volleyball this afternoon and ____________ a barbecue. Usually, we _____ a barbecue every Monday.

1. are playing, are having, have

2. playing, having, have

3. play, have, are having

1. are playing, are having, have

8

Linda ________(wash) her hair everyday.

Linda washes her hair everyday.

8

Luke ________ (study) science at university.


is studying

8

Does they live in Canada?

Do they live in Canada?

8

Jane is watch a cartoon now.

Jane is watching a cartoon now.

8

It _____ (rain) here a lot in the spring.

rains

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