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