Flashcards in Present Simple and Continuous 2 Deck (50):
Let's go out. It _______ (not/rain) now.
It isn't raining now.
Julia is very good at languages. She _______ ( speak) four languages very well.
Hurry up! Everybody _____ (wait) for you.
"_______ (you/listen) to the radio?" " No, you can turn it off."
Are you listening to the radio?
"_______ (you/listen) to the radio every day?" "No, just occasionally."
Do you listen to the radio every day?
The River Nile _______ (flow) into the Mediterranean.
Look at the river. It _____ (flow) very fast today - much faster than usual.
We usually _____ (grow) vegetables in our garden but this year we _____ (not/grow) any.
We usually grow vegetables in our garden but this year we aren't growing any.
"How is your Spanish?" "Not bad. It _____ (improve) slowly."
Ron is in New York at the moment. He _____ (stay) at the Park Hotel. He _____ (always/stay) there when he's in New York.
Ron is in New York at the moment. He is staying at the Park Hotel. He always stays there when he's in New York.
Can we stop walking soon? I _____ (start) to feel tired.
I am starting to feel tired.
"Can you drive?"
" I _____ (learn). My mother _____ (teach) me."
I am learning. My mother is teaching me.
Normally I _______ (finish) work at 5.00, but this week I _______ (work) until 6.00 to earn a bit more money.
Normally I finish work at 5.00, but this week I am working until 6.00 to earn a bit more money.
My parents _____ (live) in Prague. They were born there and have never lived anywhere else. Where _____ (your parents/live)?
My parents live in Prague. They were born there and have never lived anywhere else. Where do your parents live)?
Sonia _____ (look) for a place to live now. She _____ (stay) with her friends until she finds somewhere.
"What _____ (your brother/do?"
"He's an architect but he _____ (not/work) at the moment."
"What does your brother do?"
"He's an architect but he isn't working at the moment."
(at a conference) Usually I _____ (enjoy) conferences but I _____ (not/enjoy) this one very much.
I am not enjoying
The train is never late. It ___ (always/arrive) on time.
Jim is very untidy. He _____ (always/leave) his things all over the place.
he is always leaving
he always leaves
"I'm afraid I've lost my key again."
" Not again! You _____ (always/ lose) your key!"
" Not again! You're always losing your key!"
"The car has broken down again."
"That car is useless! It _____ (always/break) down!"
"That car is useless! It is always breaking down!"
"Look! You've made the same mistake again."
"Oh no, not again! I _____ (always/make) the same mistake!"
I am always making
"Oh, I've left the lights on again."
"Typical! You _____ (always/leave) the lights on!"
you are always leaving
I _____ (see) the manager tomorrow morning.
I ___ (feel) hungry. Is there anything to eat?
This sauce is great! It _____ (taste) really good.
I _____ (think) this is your key. Am I right?
The dinner _____ (smell) good.
"What _____ (you/do) now?"
"Be quiet! I _____ (think)."
"What are you doing now?"
"Be quiet! I am thinking!"
"Excuse me! _____ (anybody/sit) here?"
"No, it's free."
Is anybody sitting here?
"Who ____ (this umbrella/belong to)?"
"I've no idea."
Who does this umbrella belong to?
Can you ring me back in half an hour? I ___ (have/dinner) now.
I am having dinner now.
Are you hungry? _____ something to eat? (you/want)
Do you want something to eat?
Jill is interested in politics but she _____ to a political party. (not/belong)
she doesn't belong
Don't put the dictionary away. I_____ it. (use)
I am using it.
Don't put the dictionary away. I_____ it. (need)
I need it.
Who is that man? What _____ ? (he/want)
What does he want?
Who is that man? Why _____ at us? (he/look)
Why is he looking at us?
George says he's 80 years old but nobody _____ him. (believe)
She told me her name but I _____ it now. (not/remember)
I don't remember it now.
I _____ of selling my car. (think) Would you be interested in buying it?
I am thinking of selling my car.
I ____ you should sell your car. (think) You _____ it very often. (not/use)
You don't use it
I used to drink a lot of coffee but these days I _____ tea. (prefer)
Air _____ mainly of nitrogen and oxygen. (consist)
I can't understand why he ______ (be) so selfish. He isn't usually like that.
he is being
Jack _____ very nice to me at the moment. (be) I wonder why.
You'll like Jill when you meet her. She _____ very nice (be).
Normally you are very sensible, so why ____ (be) so silly about this matter?
are you being
Why isn't Sarah at work today? ___ ill? (be)
Is she ill?