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

I usually _________ (wake up) at 7. 

I usually wake up at 7.

1

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.  

1

He go to bed very early

He goes to bed very early

1

Are you do your homework?

Are you doing your homework?

1

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

is sunbathing



2

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

2

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

isn't answering

is practicing 

2

We do go to school every day.

We go to school every day.

2

I am't go to market at the moment.

I'm not going to market at the moment.

2

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

3

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

Do you listen to the radio every morning?

3

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

are running

3

I am usually cooking dinner for my family.

I usually cook dinner for my family.

3

Maggie sleeping on the sofa right now.

Maggie is sleeping on the sofa right now.

3

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

is / lives

4

Linda ________(wash) her hair everyday.

Linda washes her hair everyday.

4

Luke ________ (study) science at university.


is studying

4

Does they live in Canada?

Do they live in Canada?

4

Jane is watch a cartoon now.

Jane is watching a cartoon now.

4

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

rains

5

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

5

Choose the correct question: 

 What you doing?  

 Where is she working?  

 Where you are staying?   

Where is she working?

5

Are they have a meeting every week?

Do they have a meeting every week?

5

Mark am watching the football match.

Mark is watching the football match.

5

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

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