Which of the following sentences are in present progressive and which in simple present?
a) I´m playing the guitar
b) My brother writes a letter
c) I´m doing my homework
d) Lisa wears a coat
e) John runs a marathon
Present progressive: a,c. Simple present: b,d,e
Present progressive: a, b, c. Simple past: d,e
Present progressive: a, b, e. Simple past: c, d
Choose the correct verb conjugation for the sentence in past continuos:
We _________________ the homework
Choose the right answers to relate the tenses.
1. Past tense
2. Present continuos (present progressive)
a) We are baking a cake
b) My sister cooked a delicious dish
c) My teacher looked at the window
d) Arthur is walking on the street
1 (b,c), 2 (a, d)
1 (a,b), 2 (c,d)
1 (c,d), 2 (a,b)
Choose the correct word to complete the sentence:
Nicole ____________ music yesterday.
Choose the right answer for the required tense.
1. Maria is working - María works - María worked
present progressive - present - past
past continuos - present - past
present progressive - present - past continuos
Order the following numbers to make a coherent sentence.
1. Potato chips
2. The saltiest
Order the following words to make a coherent sentence:
Choose the correct question for the next answer:
"The concert began at seven o´clock"
When did the concert began?
When did the concert begin?
At what time did the concert begin?
Change the next sentence to present progressive in the next forms:
John is working - John is not working - Is John working?
John were working - John is not working - John is working?
John is working - John wasn´t working - Does John is working?
Order the following words to make a sentence:
1. Every day
2. Your brain
6. If you
Order the following words to make a meaningul sentence:
6. A movie
Rewrite the following sentence using simple future:
"Susan is singing a song"
Susan will sing a song
Susan sang a song
Susan sings a song
Susan did sing a song
What does this sentence express? "I´ll take a seat. Look over there, there´s an empty chair"
A decision made at the momento of speaking
a prediction or promise
Relate the sentences to the right tenses.
1. Simple present
2. Present continuos
a. What are you doing?
b. What do you do?
c. Where is Mexico playing?
d. Is your sister at school?
e. Is susan working at the office now?
1 (b,d) 2 (a,c,e)
1 (a,b) 2 (c,d,e)
1 (a, d) 2 (b,c,e)
Decide which sentences are true:
1. We use the present continuos to talk about what´s happening now.
2. "Now", "in the moment" are simple present tense
3. In the simple present, we add "ing" to all verbs.
4. We use the auxiliary verb "to be" with the present progressive tense.
Choose one of these prepositions for the sentence: after, at, in, on
The telephone rang _____________ the doorbell
Change the statement below to the negative form in past tense:
"She mixes the ingredients for the Thanksgiving stuffing"
She ___________ the ingredients fot the Thanksgiving stuffing
Choose a connector for the sentence
"________ I play soccer, everybody shouts"
Choose the correct answer:
It __________last winter
You are invited to a wedding and the invitation says:
"After the ceremony, there´s a reception with family and friends". You understand that:
There will be a reception after the end of the ceremony
Before the ceremony, there´s a reception
There will be a ceremony after the reception
Choose the correct answer to the following question:
"What were you doing yesterday at night?"
I was working with my PC
I didn´t work with my PC
I were worked with my PC
Choose the correct preposition:
"The telephone and the doorbell rang ________ the same time"