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