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Simple Present vs. Present Progressive

Simple Present vs. Present Progressive
Exercises and tests Form See also explanations on Simple Present and Present Progressive Use In general or right now? Do you want to express that something happens in general or that something is happening right now? Timetable / Schedule or arrangement? Do you want to express that something is arranged for the near future? Daily routine or just for a limited period of time? Do you want to talk about a daily routine? Certain Verbs The following verbs are usually only used in Simple Present (not in the progressive form). state: be, cost, fit, mean, suitExample: We are on holiday. possession: belong, haveExample: Sam has a cat. senses: feel, hear, see, smell, taste, touchExample: He feels the cold. feelings: hate, hope, like, love, prefer, regret, want, wishExample: Jane loves pizza. brain work: believe, know, think, understandExample: I believe you. Exercies on Simple Present and Present Progressive Tests on Simple Present and Present Progressive

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Relative Clauses Content How to form relative clauses Level: lower intermediate Relative pronouns Level: lower intermediate Subject pronouns or Object pronouns? Level: lower intermediate Relative adverbs Level: intermediate Emotions Flashcards for Adults - Teaching ESL A set of 12 emotions flashcards for adults. These pictures use exaggerated facial expressions to teach common feelings vocabulary. Intermediate level or high beginner students who enjoy building their vocabulary will like this set of funny pictures. These cards work well with miming games like charades, if you have a class with a sense of humor. Or bring a list of life events to class and try a “How did you feel when…?” conversation activity in pairs or small groups.

'Present Simple or Progressive' - English Quiz & Worksheet Topic: Present Simple | Level: Beginner Online English Quiz Instructions: Choose the correct verb form. Printable Worksheet Click here for the answer sheet Note: When printed, this page will be formatted correctly for use as a handout. Present simple, + ing or gerund?-English > BEST RESOURCES: PLACEMENT TEST | GUIDE | OUR BEST WORKSHEETS | Most popular | Contact us > LESSONS AND TESTS: -ing | AS or LIKE | Abbreviations and acronyms... | Adjectives | Adverbs | Agreement/Disagreement | Alphabet | Animals | Articles | Audio test | Be | BE, HAVE, DO, DID, WAS... | Banks, money | Beginners | Betty's adventures | Bilingual dialogues | Business | Buying in a shop | Capital letters | Cars | Celebrations: Thanksgiving, new year... | Clothes | Colours/Colors | Comparisons | Compound words | Conditional and hypothesis | Conjunctions | Contractions | Countries and nationalities | Dates, days, months, seasons | Dictation | Direct/Indirect speech | Diseases | Exclamative sentences! > ABOUT THIS SITE: Copyright Laurent Camus - Learn more / Help / Contact [Terms of use] [Safety tips] | Do not copy or translate - site protected by an international copyright | Cookies | Legal notices. | Our English lessons and tests are 100% free but visitors must pay for Internet access.

Participle Clauses 1 Reduced Relative Clauses (Download this page in PDF here.) (Click here for information about participle adjectives.) We can use participle clauses after a noun in the same way as relative clauses. 'Past Simple & Present Perfect' - English Quiz & Worksheet Topic: Past Simple | Level: Intermediate Online English Quiz Instructions: Choose the correct verb form to complete the sentences Printable Worksheet Click here for the answer sheet

Present + ing-English > BEST RESOURCES: PLACEMENT TEST | GUIDE | OUR BEST WORKSHEETS | Most popular | Contact us > LESSONS AND TESTS: -ing | AS or LIKE | Abbreviations and acronyms... | Adjectives | Adverbs | Agreement/Disagreement | Alphabet | Animals | Articles | Audio test | Be | BE, HAVE, DO, DID, WAS... | Banks, money | Beginners | Betty's adventures | Bilingual dialogues | Business | Buying in a shop | Capital letters | Cars | Celebrations: Thanksgiving, new year... | Clothes | Colours/Colors | Comparisons | Compound words | Conditional and hypothesis | Conjunctions | Contractions | Countries and nationalities | Dates, days, months, seasons | Dictation | Direct/Indirect speech | Diseases | Exclamative sentences! > ABOUT THIS SITE: Copyright Laurent Camus - Learn more / Help / Contact [Terms of use] [Safety tips] | Do not copy or translate - site protected by an international copyright | Cookies | Legal notices.

Use of English: Tenses Kangaroo injures Australian politician May 18, 2013 A kangaroo (1)(injure) Australian politician Shane Rattenbury in the Australian capital, Canberra, on Thursday. Mr. Rattenbury (2)(take) a morning jog in the Canberra suburb of Ainslie when the kangaroo (3)(surprise) him, and in the ensuing confrontation Mr. Present Simple or Present Continuous? - Exercise 1 Choose the correct form for each verb. Click on the button beside the correct answer. Marie-Claude isn't a Canadian. I ________ she comes from France. believe am believingOnce a week, I ________ to an art class at the college. go am goingIt ________ quite hard — perhaps we shouldn't go out tonight. snows is snowingI ________ lunch in the cafeteria every day. have am havingSalman is rich — he ________ a Mercedes. drives is drivingDon't give Jan any cheese. She ________ it! hates is hatingYou won't find Jerry at home right now.

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