Present Simple
Present Continuous
Present Simple Mistakes
Present
Continuous Mistakes
Present Simple
& Present Continuous
100

I usually _________ (wake up) at 7. 

I usually wake up at 7.

100

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.  

100

He go to bed very early.

He goes to bed very early.

100

Are you do your homework?

Are you doing your homework?

100

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

is sunbathing



200

Linda ________(wash) her hair everyday.

Linda washes her hair everyday.

200

Luke ________ (study) science at university.


is studying

200

Does they live in Canada?

Do they live in Canada?

200

Jane is watch a cartoon now.

Jane is watching a cartoon now.

200

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

rains

300

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

Do you listen to the radio every morning?

300

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

are running

300

I am usually cooking dinner for my family.

I usually cook dinner for my family.

300

Maggie sleeping on the sofa right now.

Maggie is sleeping on the sofa right now.

300

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

is / lives

400

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

400

Choose the correct question: 

 What you doing?  

 Where is she working?  

 Where you are staying?   

Where is she working?

400

Are they have a meeting every week?

Do they have a meeting every week?

400

Are your sister play with a toy now?

Is your sister playing with a toy now? 

400

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

500

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

tries / plays


500

What musical instrument ___________ (they / play)? 

are they playing

500

Do she talks to you? 

Does she talk to you? 

500

Is she speaks French? 

Is she speaking French? 

500

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.

600

 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

600

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

 They  

 You  

 She 

She

600

What he know?

What does he know? 

600

Who runing in the park? 

Who is running in the park? 

600

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

700

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

700

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

isn't answering

is practicing 

700

She don't like tennis.

She doesn't like tennis.

700

I am't go to market at the moment.

I'm not going to market at the moment.

700

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

800

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.

800

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

now, right now, at the moment, currently,

800

Robert playes baseball at the weekend.

Robert plays baseball at the weekend.

800

Where they going today?

Where are they going today?

800

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 


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