T007-Present Tense - Simple or Progressive

Gap-fill exercise

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Fill in the correct form of the PRESENT TENSE (Simple or Progressive ) !

  1. According to the timetable, the train (LEAVE) at five past seven.
  2. Sally  (COME) for dinner every Saturday.
  3. John (BEHAVE)  very strangely these days.
  4. What (YOU DO) this evening?
  5. What (YOU DO) on Monday evenings?
  6. It always  (SNOW) here in winter.
  7. He   (DISLIKE) having to stand in the rain waiting for a bus.
  8. The wine (TASTE) good.
  9. Look out ! He (HOLD) a gun.
  10. I can't talk long to you. I  (EXPECT) a visitor.


  1. How much (THIS PLANT, COST) ?
  2. (TASTE) the soup to see if it needs more salt.
  3. (SUPPOSE) there is no other way of doing the job.
  4. The price of the room  (INCLUDE) breakfast and an evening meal.
  5. The soldiers (GUARD) the airport because an important person  (COME)
  6. We'll phone you as soon as we   (ARRIVE).
  7. (YOU DO) anything tomorrow ? - Yes, I  (MEET) a friend.
  8. Mary  (PLAY) the piano at the dance on Saturday.
  9. If I (CATCH) you smoking again I'll tell your parents.
  10. That  (SEEM) like a good idea.