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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #113142: Present simple or continuous
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    Present simple or continuous


    Present continuous :

    We use the present continuous for things happening at or around the time of speaking.

    The action is not completed.

    Example:

    It is raining now.

    She's learning Spanish.

     

    Present simple:

    We use the present simple for things in general or things that happen repeatedly.

    Example:

    My parents live in Paris.

    I always get up at 7 o'clock.

     

    Below is an exercise with ten phrases to resolve. Between parentheses you can read the verbs you'll have to use.



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    1. I don't often tea in the evening. (to drink)

    2. Look ! Sarah a cake for her son's birthday. (to cook)

    3. Billy Spanish very well. (to speak)

    4. The river Rhône into the Mediterranean sea. (to flow)

    5. Listen ! My sister while having a shower. (to sing)

    6. This year Robert German. (to learn)

    7. I always tired after work. (to be)

    8. Look out of the window. The neighbours ! (to move)

    9. I always shopping at weekends. (to go)

    10. My brother Christopher often plays tennis. But today, he football. (to play)









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