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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #103934: Present simple or continuous
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    Present simple or continuous

    Choose the right verbs, using the contracted forms when possible.

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    English exercise "Present simple or continuous" created by here4u with The test builder. [More lessons & exercises from here4u]
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    That little laughing girl who (run) towards you is Olie ! She (wear) a coat because the weather's a bit chilly and rainy ! It often (rain) in winter in Paris, especially at the moment ! I hate it ! It (even / rain) several times a day ! Really, it (annoy) me ! Look, it (rain) just now, but Olie (want /not) to put her hood on ! She says : 'I (want /not) a hood ! It's too hot, and it keeps (slip) whenever I (run). I (want) an umbrella, a flowery one, just like yours ! An umbrella is fun! Look ! I'm (carry) yours like a parachute and it (protect) me from the rain !' I like (run) in the rain! It's so funny! ' 'Yes, it is, you little devil ! But, as you (wear) your rubber boots, I (understand) why you (paddle = patauger) and (splash) in the puddles ! It's so funny, isn't it ? !' 'Yes, we often (do) that at school, in the playground, but the Headmistress (refuse) it ! She says we (all/get) wet and our Mistresses (know /not) what to do with so many soaking wet kiddies at the same time ! But I (like) it, even if our Mistress doesn't ! I'm happy you (let) me do it here, in the park ! Errrr ! (you/want) your umbrella now? Here it is ! The rain has stopped, and I (play) with Pam while the sun is back !'

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