Exercise – Present Continuous Vs. Present Simple – Mixed II

Present Continuous Vs. Present Simple – Mixed II

  1. It should be a nice day. The sun ____________________ (to shine). 
    [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] is shining [/show_more]
  2. Most Dutch people ____________________ (to speak) at least three languages. 
    [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] speak [/show_more]
  3. Good luck in your game. We ____________________ (all / to root) for you. 
    [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] are all rooting [/show_more]
  4. ____________________ (you / to use) the computer?          No, go for it. It’s all yours. 
    [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] Are you using [/show_more]
  5. ____________________ (you / to check) your phone every morning when you wake up?          Duh, yeah. 
    [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] Do you check [/show_more]
  6. The remains of Pompeii ____________________ (to sit) at the foot of the remains of Mount Vesuvius. 
    [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] sits [/show_more]
  7. Your client ____________________ (to wait). He ____________________ (to sit) in the lobby. 
    [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] is waiting / is sitting [/show_more]
  8. ____________________ (I / usually / to read) nonfiction, but now ____________________ (I / to read) a novel. 
    [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] I usually read / I am reading [/show_more]
  9. Hey, I heard you broke your leg. How is it?          Not bad. It feels like it ____________________ (to heal) quickly. 
    [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] is healing [/show_more]
  10. Leonard, what are you doing? I ____________________ (to watch) sports. I ____________________ (always / to watch) sports on Sundays. 
    [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] am watching / always watch [/show_more]
  11. Oh no. Did you bring your umbrella? It looks like it ____________________ (to start) to rain. 
    [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] is starting [/show_more]
  12. Do you know how to type?          No, but I ____________________ (to learn). I ____________________ (to take) a typing class. 
    [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] am learning / am taking [/show_more]
  13. Normally ____________________ (I / to eat) eggs for breakfast, but I’m on a special diet now, so ____________________ (I / not / to eat) breakfast at all.  
    [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] I eat eggs / I don’t eat OR I’m not eating [/show_more]
  14. Wild tigers ____________________ (to live) in Asia.          Oh, really? I am from California, but ____________________ (currently / to live) in Switzerland. 
    [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] live / am currently living [/show_more]
  15. My car broke down, so I ____________________ (to get) it fixed. In the meantime, I ____________________ (to ride) the subway to work. 
    [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] am getting / ride OR am riding [/show_more]
  16. What ____________________ (you / to do) for fun?          When I have time, I like to go out, but lately I ____________________ (I / to do / nothing / but / to work). [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] do you do / I do nothing but work OR I am doing nothing but working [/show_more]
  17. Hi, what are you doing?          Not much: watching a movie. It’s boring. I usually really like Stanley Kubrick films, but this one ____________________ (to put) me to sleep. [show_more more=”show answer” less=hide size=90] is putting [/show_more]