Category: English tenses

Present simple or present continuous?

Put each verb in brackets into the present simple or 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. Most days she (finish) school at 5.2. Tom, you haven't done your homework again. You (always forget) about it!3. What (you usually do) at weekends?4. We usually go to school by car, but today we (walk) on foot.5. John is never glad. He (always complain).6. She wants to work in London, so she (learn) English very diligently.7. So, you're looking for a room. I (recommend) you this one.8. I (get) hungry. Let's go to McDonald's.9. Until I find a better flat, I (live) here.10. It's a difficult situation. What (you suggest)?11. Kate (live) in Warsaw, like her all family.12. He (always do) shopping after work.13. Every time I (see) you I feel wonderful.14. Come on Mike. Everybody (wait) for you.15. This problem must be solved. I (agree).