Present Simple vs. Present Continuous

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. Every Monday, Peter (drive) his kids to football practice.

2. Usually, I (work) as a secretary at ABT, but this summer I (study) French at a language school in Paris. That is why I am in Paris.

3. What (you, wait) for?
I (wait) for the shop to open.
But it (not open) till 9.00.
I (know) but I (want) to be early, as their sale (start) today.

4. (you, recognize) that man?
I (think) I have seen him before but I (not remember) his name.

5. He never listens (listen) to what you say. He (think, always)

6. I'm sorry I can't hear what you (say) because everybody (talk) so loudly.

7. John is (write, currently) his monthly report.

8. A: Can we fix an appointment tomorrow?
B: Oh, I'm sorry. I can't. I (go) to Belgrade tomorrow.

9. The business cards (be, normally) printed by a company in New York. Their prices (be) inexpensive, yet the quality of their work is quite good.