Elementary Grammar Exercise

Present Tense - Set:6 Present Continuous

 Question
Exercise: select the correct tense and form for given verb.

    

Present continuous

1) We use the present continuous for actions in progress or talk about something which is happening at the time of speaking:

"Please don't make too much noise. Nina is reading a book."

2) We can use the present continuous for something which we think is temporary:

Lucy is working on a paper.

3) We use the present continuous tense to talk about the future (something which has been arranged or planned):

He is coming to see you tomorrow.


 Answer Sheet
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1. Excuse me. I ____(look) for Mr. Smith. He isn't in his office.
Exerciselook

Exerciseare looking

Exerciseam looking

Exerciselooked

2. The price of grocery ____(rise) very fast.
Exerciseis rising

Exerciseare rising

Exerciserises

Exerciserise

3. The girls ____(dance) at the performance events.
Exercisedance

Exerciseare dancing

Exercisedances

Exerciseis dancing

4. Susan ____(go) to new school next school next term.
Exercisegoes

Exercisegone

Exerciseis going

Exerciseare going

5. The baby ____(get) more and more strong each day.
Exerciseare getting

Exerciseget

Exercisegot

Exerciseis getting

6. Harry ____(work) in a bank now.
Exercisework

Exerciseis working

Exerciseworked

Exerciseare working

7. What ____(you/do) next week?
Exerciseyou do

Exercisedo you do

Exerciseare you doing

Exerciseis you doing

8. Take an umbrella with you. It ____(rain).
Exerciserain

Exerciseis raining

Exerciseare raining

Exerciserains

9. The climate ____ (change) rapidly.
Exerciseis changing

Exerciseare changing

Exercisechanges

Exercisechange

10. Your writing ____(improve).
Exerciseimproves

Exerciseimproved

Exerciseis improving

Exerciseare improving


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