T080 - Present Tense Simple and Progressive

Gap-fill exercise

Put in the correct forms: Present Tense – Simple and Progressive

  1. How do you usually start work on a film ? – First, I    (read) the script and   (make) notes .
  2. I   (make) notes of our interview. I hope you don’t mind. - No, that’s OK.
  3. What languages   (you, speak) ? - English, French and Russian.
  4. I’m glad we   (do) this interview in English , because my French   (be) very poor.
  5. Who   (play) that guitar ? - My son, when he has time.
  6. Who   (play) the guitar upstairs ? - My sister. She’s got a concert tomorrow. - What   (she, play) ? - I think it’s a piece by Mozart.    (She, play) anything else ? - Yes, the violin , she’s very musical.
  7. Your daughter’s very keen on sports, isn’t she  ? - Yes, she   (play) tennis. - Where is she now ? - She   (play) tennis, as usual.
  8. What’s that delicious smell ? - My husband , he   (cook). – Isn’t that unusual ? - Yes, normally I   (cook) and my husband   (shop).
  9. What a lovely clock ! - It   (not work) I’m afraid - It’s been broken for years.
  10. Could I use your phone ? - I’m afraid it   (not work) at the moment.