Present Tense – Simple or Progressive: Fill in the correct form.

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
1. It often in Ireland (rain).
2. there now (rain)?
3. Susan to her parents every Sunday night (write).
4. Stop at once! You the flowers every time the ball in the garden (break, land)
5. Where is Kevin? He is tennis with Sue. (play)
6. She normally in Northbridge but she with friends at the moment. (live, stay)
7. Hurry up, the teacher to begin (wait).
8. I a word Tim says (not believe).
9. The new lawnmower well at the moment (work)
10. What for a living? (you, do)
11. As a secretary I hundreds of letters every week (write).
12. My boss to change jobs soon (want)
13. Look! She in the non- smoking area (smoke)
14. We our break now, Mr. Smith (take)
15. The well-known actor a lot of fan mail (get)
16. Dorothy to read a good novel in her holidays (love)
17. My brother Italy the very moment I speak (tour)
18. Such bad behaviour me mad (make).
19. He usually out on Saturday night. (go)
20. She by train to Liverpool today. (depart)
21. They a game of cards right now. (have)
22. What , Mom? (you bake)
23. Songs that are not popular very well (not sell)
24. I a hat today because it is a special day (wear)
25. to the bridge club? (you belong)
26. The car oil. Can you fix it? (lose)
27. Our children playing in the hut (enjoy)
28. The headmaster rarely a class (teach)
29. if I ask a question? (you mind)
30. I some money because we to Vienna for the weekend. (save, travel)
31. What ? – It forty euros (this one – cost, cost)
32. He never to what you say. – He always keeps about someone else (listen, think)
33. The boy and his father a long conversation. – I wonder what they about
(have, talk)
34. Robert the same bus every morning (catch)
35. At the moment they in a small flat but they for something else. (live, look)