Category: English tenses

Present continuous - put a verb into a suitable form.

Put each verb in brackets into the present continuous.

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Please use short forms e.g. haven't instead of have not in negative statements and use long forms in positive statements e.g. I am instead of I'm.

1. It has been raining for a week, but fortunately the weather (begin) to improve.2. I (look) for Kate. Do you happen to know where she is?3. Keep on like that son. You (do) very well.4. Excuse me, but I can't talk now. I (expect) guests.5. This week I (work) in the other building.6. Oh, it (start) to rain again.7. I feel my English (get) better and better.8. Could you be quiet? I (try) to work.9. I (read) a really good book now.10. We've won some money, so we (build) a new house.11. Turn the TV off. Nobody (watch) it.12. I earn a lot, but my salary (still rise).13. You look upset. What (go on)?14. After yesterday's quarrel we (not speak) to each other.15. Guys, what (happen) here? Nothing, we're just playing football.