Simple present or present continuous tense worksheet

We use the simple present tense to talk about situations that are always true. These include facts, general truths, habits etc.

We use the present continuous tense to talk about an action or situation that is going on at the moment of speaking. The present continuous tense is also used to talk about pre-planned future events.

Complete the following sentences using a simple present or present continuous tense form.

1. We ……………………… to Mexico next summer.

a) go

b) are going

2. I …………………………. Sagar on Saturday.

a) am seeing

b) see

3. Did you know I …………………….. a new job?

a) get

b) am getting

4. My mother ……………………….. up at 4.30 in the morning.

a) is getting

b) gets

5. My sister ……………………. English well.

a) is speaking

b) speaks

6. My car ……………………… in for a service next week.

a) goes

b) is going

7. …………………….. to the pub?

a) Do you come

b) Are you coming

8. I ……………………. to the post office. Back in a minute.

a) just go

b) am just going

9. Put your coat on! I ……………………….. you down to the doctor!

a) take

b) am taking

10. My sister ……………………. at a public school.

a) teaches

b) is teaching

Answers

1. We are going to Mexico next summer.

2. I am seeing Sagar on Saturday.

3. Did you know I am getting a new job?

4. My mother gets up at 4.30 in the morning.

5. My sister speaks English well.

6. My car is going in for a service next week.

7. Are you coming to the pub?

8. I am just going to the post office. Back in a minute.

9. Put your coat on! I am taking you down to the doctor!

10. My sister teaches at a public school.

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