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1

Let's go out. It _______ (not/rain) now.

It isn't raining now.

2

Julia is very good at languages. She _______ ( speak) four languages very well.

speaks

3

Hurry up! Everybody _____ (wait) for you.

is waiting

4

"_______ (you/listen) to the radio?" " No, you can turn it off."

Are you listening to the radio?

5

"_______ (you/listen) to the radio every day?" "No, just occasionally."

Do you listen to the radio every day?

6

The River Nile _______ (flow) into the Mediterranean.

flows

7

Look at the river. It _____ (flow) very fast today - much faster than usual.

is flowing

8

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.

9

"How is your Spanish?" "Not bad. It _____ (improve) slowly."

is improving

10

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.

11

Can we stop walking soon? I _____ (start) to feel tired.

I am starting to feel tired.

12

"Can you drive?"
" I _____ (learn). My mother _____ (teach) me."

I am learning. My mother is teaching me.

13

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.

14

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)?

15

Sonia _____ (look) for a place to live now. She _____ (stay) with her friends until she finds somewhere.

is looking
is staying

16

"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."

17

(at a conference) Usually I _____ (enjoy) conferences but I _____ (not/enjoy) this one very much.

enjoy
I am not enjoying

18

The train is never late. It ___ (always/arrive) on time.

always arrives

19

Jim is very untidy. He _____ (always/leave) his things all over the place.

he is always leaving

or

he always leaves

20

"I'm afraid I've lost my key again."
" Not again! You _____ (always/ lose) your key!"

" Not again! You're always losing your key!"

21

"The car has broken down again."

"That car is useless! It _____ (always/break) down!"

"That car is useless! It is always breaking down!"

22

"Look! You've made the same mistake again."

"Oh no, not again! I _____ (always/make) the same mistake!"

I am always making

23

"Oh, I've left the lights on again."

"Typical! You _____ (always/leave) the lights on!"

you are always leaving

24

I _____ (see) the manager tomorrow morning.

am seeing

25

I ___ (feel) hungry. Is there anything to eat?

feel

or

am feeling

26

This sauce is great! It _____ (taste) really good.

It tastes

27

I _____ (think) this is your key. Am I right?

I think

28

The dinner _____ (smell) good.

smells

29

"What _____ (you/do) now?"

"Be quiet! I _____ (think)."

"What are you doing now?"

"Be quiet! I am thinking!"

30

"Excuse me! _____ (anybody/sit) here?"

"No, it's free."

Is anybody sitting here?

31

"Who ____ (this umbrella/belong to)?"

"I've no idea."

Who does this umbrella belong to?

32

Can you ring me back in half an hour? I ___ (have/dinner) now.

I am having dinner now.

33

Are you hungry? _____ something to eat? (you/want)

Do you want something to eat?

34

Jill is interested in politics but she _____ to a political party. (not/belong)

she doesn't belong

35

Don't put the dictionary away. I_____ it. (use)

I am using it.

36

Don't put the dictionary away. I_____ it. (need)

I need it.

37

Who is that man? What _____ ? (he/want)

What does he want?

38

Who is that man? Why _____ at us? (he/look)

Why is he looking at us?

39

George says he's 80 years old but nobody _____ him. (believe)

believes

40

She told me her name but I _____ it now. (not/remember)

I don't remember it now.

41

I _____ of selling my car. (think) Would you be interested in buying it?

I am thinking of selling my car.

42

I ____ you should sell your car. (think) You _____ it very often. (not/use)

I think

You don't use it

43

I used to drink a lot of coffee but these days I _____ tea. (prefer)

prefer

44

Air _____ mainly of nitrogen and oxygen. (consist)

consists

45

I can't understand why he ______ (be) so selfish. He isn't usually like that.

he is being

46

Jack _____ very nice to me at the moment. (be) I wonder why.

is being

47

You'll like Jill when you meet her. She _____ very nice (be).

is

48

Normally you are very sensible, so why ____ (be) so silly about this matter?

are you being

49

Why isn't Sarah at work today? ___ ill? (be)

Is she ill?

50

Present Simple:

1 a fact

2 something that happens regularly / how often:

every day
on Mondays
in the morning
three times a week

always
usually
often
sometimes
hardly ever
occasionally
never

3 with the following words:

like
love
hate
want
need
prefer
know
realise
suppose
mean
understand
believe
remember
belong
contain
consist
depend
seem

4 with a future meaning when we talk about timetables, programmes, etc. (for example, for public transport, cinemas, etc.)





1. She speaks 3 languages.
He comes from Brazil.

2 I get up at 7 o'clock every day.
On Monday we usually play football.

3

4
The train leaves at 11.30 next Monday morning.

What time does the film begin?