Presente simple y presente continuo

Uso

Presente Simple

* El presente simple se utilize para describer hábitos y referimos a cosas que hacemos con regularidad.

He gets up at 7 o´clock every day.

* Las frases en presente simple a menudo incluyen adverbios de frecuencia.

I usually play football on Fridays.



Presente continuo

* Utilizamos el presente continuo para describir acciones que están sucediendo mientras hablamos

Ejercicios

¿Presente simple o presente continuo?

1. María ____________ (work) for a TV station.

2. At the moment she ____________ (travel) in the Sahara Desert.

3. Dan ____________ (love) wild animals.

4. He ____________ (not visit) Alaska at the moment.

5. Marta ____________ (not live) in Africa.

6. She ____________ (stay) in Africa at the moment.

7. Dad usually ____________ (cook) dinner.

8. My parents ____________ (go) to Italy every year.

9. My sister ____________ (walk) to school every day.

10. We ____________ (have) lunch now.

11. I never ____________ (stay in) on Saturday evening.

12. I ____________ (go) to the cinema now.

13. My mum ____________ (not work) today.

14. Peter ____________ (not like) rap music.

15. He ____________ (listen) to pop music at the moment.

16. Donna usually ____________ (go) shopping on Saturdays.

17. Let´s go out. It ____________ (not rain) now.

18. Hurry up! Everybody ____________ (wait) for you!

19. The sun ____________ (rise) in the east.

20. Water ____________ (boil) at 100 degrees.

21. The water ____________ (boil). Can you turn it off?

22. I must go now. It ____________ (get) late.

23. I usually ____________ (go) to work by car.

24. It ____________ (not rain) very much in the summer.

25. The moon ____________ (go) round the earth.

Las respuestas correctas

1. María works for a TV station.

2. At the moment she is travelling in the Sahara Desert.

3. Dan loves wild animals.

4. He isn´t visiting Alaska at the moment.

5. Marta doesn´t live in Africa.

6. She is staying in Africa at the moment.

7. Dad usually cooks dinner.

8. My parents go to Italy every year.

9. My sister walks to school every day.

10. We are having lunch now.

11. I never stay in on Saturday evening.

12. I am going to the cinema now.

13. My mum isn´t working today.

14. Peter doesn´t like rap music.

15. He is listening to pop music at the moment.

16. Donna usually goes shopping on Saturdays.

17. Let´s go out. It isn´t raining now.

18. Hurry up! Everybody is waiting for you!

19. The sun rises in the east.

20. Water boils at 100 degrees.

21. The water is boiling. Can you turn it off?

22. I must go now. It is getting late.

23. I usually go to work by car.

24. It doesn´t rain very much in the summer.

25. The moon goes round the earth.

¿Presente simple o presente continuo?

1. Who is that man? What _____________ he _____________ (want)?

2. Who is that man? Why _____________ he _____________ (look) at us?

3. _____________ you _________ (believe) in God?

4. Gilbert says he is 80, but nobody _____________ (believe) him.

5. Every Monday Maite _____________ (drive) her kids to football practice.

6. Be quiet. Arturo _____________ (sleep).

7. Don´t forget to take your umbrella. It _____________ (rain).

8. I don´t like living in England. It always _____________ (rain).

9. Look!. It _____________ (snow). We are going to have a white Christmas.

10. Maila _____________ (watch) TV every morning.

11. I have to go now. It _____________ (get) dark

12. Right now I _____________ (spend) time with my father.

13.We usually _____________ (go) to the gym on Mondays.

14. She _____________ (talk) to Pete at the moment.

15. He _____________ (look) good in jeans.

16. She _____________ (wear) a dress today.

17. We _____________ (drive) on the left in England.

18. I _____________ (not want) to go to the Cinema.

19. We _____________ (go) dancing every weekend.

20. I _____________ (take) a pill every day.

21. He _____________ (speak) Dutch and Italian.

22. We always _____________ (stay) at the Village.

23. I _____________ (need) to see the doctor.

24. Ray _____________ (drink) very much coffee.

25. I _____________ (not feel) very well.

Las respuestas correctas

1. Who is that man? What does he want?

2. Who is that man? Why is he looking at us?

3. Do you believe in God?

4. Gilbert says he is 80, but nobody believes him.

5. Every Monday Maite drives her kids to football practice.

6. Be quiet. Arturo is sleeping.

7. Don´t forget to take your umbrella. It is raining.

8. I don´t like living in England. It always rains.

9. Look!. It is snowing. We are going to have a white Christmas.

10. Maila is watching TV every morning.

11. I have to go now. It is getting dark

12. Right now I am spending time with my father.

13.We usually go to the gym on Mondays.

14. She is talking to Pete at the moment.

15. He looks good in jeans.

16. She is wearing a dress today.

17. We drive on the left in England.

18. I don´t want to go to the Cinema.

19. We go dancing every weekend.

20. I take a pill every day.

21. He speaks Dutch and Italian.

22. We always stay at the Village.

23. I need to see the doctor.

24. Ray drinks very much coffee.

25. I don´t feel very well.

¿Presente simple o presente continuo?

1. I __________ (play) cricket right now.

2. I __________ (play) cricket on Saturdays.

3. Silvia __________ (cook) in the kitchen now.

4. Silvia __________ (cook) for her father on Sundays.

5. Maila __________ (like) Chinese food.

6. Keep silent, Manolo __________ (read) a book.

7. Erik __________ (love) María.

8. Ann __________ (jog) in the park today.

9. George __________ (want) to go outside.

10. Barbara __________ (eat) chicken wings at the moment.

11. What __________ you __________ (do)? I´m sleeping.

12. How many languages __________ you __________ (speak)?

13. I __________ (not like) politics.

14. What __________ you __________ (do) at the moment?

15. Where __________ you __________ (live)?

16. I __________ (want) to be a millionaire.

17. Nacho __________ (not wear) a tie today.

18. Jesus is in Amsterdam this week. He __________ (stay) at the Hilton.

19. Look! Miguel __________ (jump) into the water.

20. Lili is rich, she __________ (drive) a Mercedes.

21. Once a week, I __________ (go) to my yoga lessons.

22. I __________ (think) you´re amazing.

23. Bea sometimes __________ (read) comics.

24. We never __________ (watch) TV in the morning.

25. Listen! Blanca __________ (sing) in the bathroom.

Las respuestas correctas

1. I am playing cricket right now.

2. I play cricket on Saturdays.

3. Silvia is cooking in the kitchen now.

4. Silvia cooks for her father on Sundays.

5. Maila likes Chinese food.

6. Keep silent, Manolo is reading a book.

7. Erik loves María.

8. Ann is jogging in the park today.

9. George wants to go outside.

10. Barbara is eating chicken wings at the moment.

11. What are you doing? I´m sleeping.

12. How many languages do you speak?

13. I don´t like politics.

14. What are you doing at the moment?

15. Where do you live?

16. I want to be a millionaire.

17. Nacho is not wearing a tie today.

18. Jesus is in Amsterdam this week. He is staying at the Hilton.

19. Look! Miguel is jumping into the water.

20. Lili is rich, she drives a Mercedes.

21. Once a week, I go to my yoga lessons.

22. I think you´re amazing.

23. Bea sometimes reads comics.

24. We never watch TV in the morning.

25. Listen! Blanca is singing in the bathroom.

¿Presente simple o presente continuo?

1. Look! The boys __________ (come) home.

2. Every day Ayla __________ (go) for a walk.

3. Sofía usually __________ (help) in the kitchen.

4. Bob __________ (make) breakfast now.

5. I __________ (chat) with my sister at the moment.

6. It never __________ (rain) in Valencia.

7. Don´t bother me now. I __________ (work).

8. They _____________ (swim) at the moment.

9. I _____________ (play) chess with my friend.

10. Look! He __________ (leave) the house.

11. Quiet please! I __________ (write) a letter.

12. I __________ (not do) anything at the moment.

13. __________ he __________ (watch) the news regularly.

14. I __________ (work) as an accountant.

15. Eli __________ (work) eight hours a day.

16. I __________ (know) him very well.

17. My wife __________ (have) coffee at the moment.

18. __________ you __________ (meet) your friend now?

19. Sandra __________ (work) on her project at the moment.

20. __________ Milie __________ (work) in a restaurant?

21. He __________ (wear) a T-shirt and shorts today.

22. Carlos __________ (like) fruits and vegetables.

23. Cristina __________ (have) long blond hair.

24. What´s that noise? Someone __________ (play) the piano.

25. She often __________ (talk) to herself.

Las respuestas correctas

1. Look! The boys are coming home.

2. Every day Ayla goes for a walk.

3. Sofía usually helps in the kitchen.

4. Bob is making breakfast now.

5. I am chatting with my sister at the moment.

6. It never rains in Valencia.

7. Don´t bother me now. I am working.

8. They are swimming at the moment.

9. I am playing chess with my friend.

10. Look! He is leaving the house.

11. Quiet please! I am writing a letter.

12. I am not doing anything at the moment.

13. Does he watch the news regularly.

14. I work as an accountant.

15. Eli works eight hours a day.

16. I know him very well.

17. My wife is having coffee at the moment.

18. Are you meeting your friend now?

19. Sandra is working on her project at the moment.

20. Does Milie work in a restaurant?

21. He is wearing a T-shirt and shorts today.

22. Carlos likes fruits and vegetables.

23. Cristina has long blond hair.

24. What´s that noise? Someone is playing the piano.

25. She often talks to herself.


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