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Ejercicios de presente continuo Present Continuous tense Exercices


1. Using the Present Continuous tense, fill in the blanks with the correct forms of the verbs shown in brackets. For example: He har!. "to work# He is working har!. $e anxious. "to feel# $e are feeling anxious. 1. % '. (ou ). $e *. +he ,. He -. .he/ 0. $e 1. (ou 2. % 13. .he/ 4nswers the &uestions. "to answer# boots. "to wear# for work. "to look# her frien!. "to call# a house. "to buil!# supper. "to cook# a stor/. "to tell# for the bus. "to wait# a book. "to rea!# berries. "to pick#

'. Using the Present Continuous tense, fill in the blanks with the correct forms of the verbs shown in brackets. For example: .he/ the lemons. "to s&uee5e# .he/ are s&uee5ing the lemons. %t on the si!ewalk. "to lie# %t is l/ing on the si!ewalk. % the groceries. "to carr/# % am carr/ing the groceries. 1. +he '. .he/ ). He *. %t ,. $e -. +he 0. (ou 1. He 2. % 13. .he/ 4nswers a letter. "to write# about it. "to worr/# 6am. "to make# . "to !ie# to school. "to hurr/# us to !o it. "to !are# on the blanket. "to lie# the problem. "to solve# now. "to leave# to help us. "to tr/#

' ). Using the Present Continuous tense, fill in the blanks with the correct forms of the verbs shown in brackets. For example: $e to come. "to plan# $e are planning to come. .he/ the lawn. "to mow# .he/ are mowing the lawn. %t %t is raining. 1. % '. %t ). .he/ *. $e ,. +he -. He 0. % 1. .he/ 2. +he 13. $e 11. % 1'. He 1). .he/ 1*. (ou 1,. +he 4nswers . "to rain# the grass. "to cut# !ownstream. "to float# the game. "to win# the present. "to wrap# lettuce. "to grow# for us. "to look# a sweater. "to knit# woo!. "to saw# the win!ows. "to clean# the floor. "to scrub# the toaster. "to fix# his coffee. "to sip# the he!ge. "to trim# the !ucks. "to fee!# her hea!. "to no!#

*. 7ach of the following sentences is prece!e! b/ a bare infinitive, the most heavil/ stresse! s/llable of which is un!erline!. Pa/ing attention to whether or not the final consonant shoul! be !ouble! before ing is a!!e!, fill in the blanks with the present participles correspon!ing to the bare infinitives. Use the 4merican spelling for verbs en!ing in l. For example: whisper: .he/ are to their frien!s. .he/ are whispering to their frien!s. refer: % was to /our letter. % was referring to /our letter. 1. open: % am '. !ispla/: +he is ). submit: He is *. limit: .he store is ,. permit: $e are not -. sharpen: .he/ are 0. confer: +he is 1. focus: He is 2. repel: .he/ are 13. shovel: % am 11. !estro/: Hail is 1'. !ispel: .he/ are the !oor. her talents. his report tomorrow. the number of items on sale. him to go. the pencils. with her colleagues. the camera. the attack. the steps. the crops. our !oubts.

) 1). s&uan!er: He is 1*. prefer: $e are 1,. color: .he chil! is 1-. unravel: $e are 10. propel: 8et engines are 11. flower: .he pansies are 12. infer: .he/ are '3. listen: .he chil!ren are 4nswers his mone/. our new school to the ol! one. the picture. the wool. the plane. that we !o not want to come. to us.

,. Change the following affirmative statements into &uestions. For example: %t is snowing. %s it snowing9 .he/ are being cautious. 4re the/ being cautious9 1. % am learning 7nglish. '. (ou are carr/ing a parcel. ). %t is growing col!er. *. $e are living in Halifax. ,. .he/ are running a race. -. He is !rinking coffee. 0. +he is shopping for presents. 1. % am cleaning the win!ow. 2. $e are bu/ing pencils. 13. .he/ are pla/ing football. 4nswers -. Change the affirmative statements given in 7xercise , into negative statements. For example: %t is snowing. %t is not snowing. .he/ are being cautious. .he/ are not being cautious. 4nswers 0. Change the affirmative statements given in 7xercise , into negative &uestions. 7xcept when the sub6ect of the verb is %, write both the form without contractions an! the form with contractions. For example: %t is snowing. %s it not snowing9 %sn:t it snowing9 .he/ are being cautious. 4re the/ not being cautious9 4ren:t the/ being cautious9 4nswers

* 1. 4!! negative tag &uestions to the affirmative statements given in 7xercise ,. 7xcept when the sub6ect of the verb is %, use contractions for the tag &uestions. For example: %t is snowing. %t is snowing, isn:t it9 .he/ are being cautious. .he/ are being cautious, aren:t the/9 4nswers 2. For each of the following sentences, !etermine whether the +imple Present tense or the Present Continuous tense is more appropriate, an! fill in the blank with the correct form of the verb given in brackets. For example: ;ight now, he ri!iculous. "to be# ;ight now, he is being ri!iculous. +he to +/!ne/ ever/ weeken!. "to !rive# +he !rives to +/!ne/ ever/ weeken!. 1. 4t the moment, % '. He ). $e *. +he ,. <ow it -. .he/ 0. 8ust now we 1. +he alwa/s 2. (ou 13. <ow % 11. 7ach +un!a/, we 1'. 4t present, % 4nswers supper. "to cook# the paper ever/ week!a/. "to rea!# right now. "to stu!/# ever/ !a/. "to stu!/# . "to rain# to =exico ever/ /ear. "to travel# the shopping. "to !o# correctl/." to answer# never late. "to be# to the ra!io. "to listen# the flea market. "to visit# for work. "to look#

, 4<+$7;+ .> .H7 7?7;C%+7+ for Chapter ) 4nswers to 7xercise 1: 1. am answering '. are wearing ). are looking *. is calling ,. is buil!ing -. are cooking 0. are telling 1. are waiting 2. am rea!ing 13. are picking 4nswers to 7xercise ': 1. is writing '. are worr/ing ). is making *. is !/ing ,. are hurr/ing -. is !aring 0. are l/ing 1. is solving 2. am leaving 13. are tr/ing 4nswers to 7xercise ): 1. am cutting '. is floating ). are winning *. are wrapping ,. is growing -. is looking 0. am knitting 1. are sawing 2. is cleaning 13. are scrubbing 11. am fixing 1'. is sipping 1). are trimming 1*. are fee!ing 1,. is no!!ing 4nswers to 7xercise *: 1. opening '. !ispla/ing ). submitting *. limiting ,. permitting -. sharpening 0. conferring 1. focusing 2. repelling 13. shoveling 11. !estro/ing 1'. !ispelling 1). s&uan!ering 1*. preferring 1,. coloring 1-. unraveling 10. propelling 11. flowering 12. inferring '3. listening 4nswers to 7xercise ,: 1. 4m % learning 7nglish9 '. 4re /ou carr/ing a parcel9 ). %s it growing col!er9 *. 4re we living in Halifax9 ,. 4re the/ running a race9 -. %s he !rinking coffee9 0. %s she shopping for presents9 1. 4m % cleaning the win!ow9 2. 4re we bu/ing pencils9 13. 4re the/ pla/ing football9 4nswers to 7xercise -: 1. % am not learning 7nglish. '. (ou are not carr/ing a parcel. ). %t is not growing col!er. *. $e are not living in Halifax. ,. .he/ are not running a race. -. He is not !rinking coffee. 0. +he is not shopping for presents. 1. % am not cleaning the win!ow. 2. $e are not bu/ing pencils. 13. .he/ are not pla/ing football. 4nswers to 7xercise 0: 1. 4m % not learning 7nglish9 '. 4re /ou not carr/ing a parcel9 4ren:t /ou carr/ing a parcel9 ). %s it not growing col!er9 %sn:t it growing col!er9 *. 4re we not living in Halifax9 4ren:t we living in Halifax9 ,. 4re the/ not running a race9 4ren:t the/ running a race9 -. %s he not !rinking coffee9 %sn:t he !rinking coffee9 0. %s she not shopping for presents9 %sn:t she shopping for presents9 1. 4m % not cleaning the win!ow9 2. 4re we not bu/ing pencils9 4ren:t we bu/ing pencils9 13. 4re the/ not pla/ing football9 4ren:t the/ pla/ing football9 4nswers to 7xercise 1: 1. % am learning 7nglish, am % not9 '. (ou are carr/ing a parcel, aren:t /ou9 ). %t is growing col!er, isn:t it9 *. $e are living in Halifax, aren:t we9 ,. .he/ are running a race, aren:t the/9 -. He is !rinking coffee, isn:t he9 0. +he is shopping for presents, isn:t she9 1. % am cleaning the win!ow, am % not9 2. $e are bu/ing pencils, aren:t we9 13. .he/ are pla/ing football, aren:t the/9 4nswers to 7xercise 2: 1. am cooking '. rea!s ). are stu!/ing *. stu!ies ,. is raining -. travel 0. are !oing 1. answers 2. are 13. am listening 11. visit 1'. am looking