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People       Reinforcement                            Name




    Grammar
1   Complete the table with the time expressions and adverbs of frequency below.

    today • now • often • on Sundays • every year • tomorrow night • this morning • at this moment • twice a week • usually

            Present Simple                     Present Continuous




2   Choose the correct answer.

    1. They go to church … .
       a. at this moment           b. now                    c. on Sundays
    2. I …. listen to classical music.
       a. every year                b. often                 c. today
    3. My dad is making pancakes for breakfast … .
       a. this morning         b. usually                    c. twice a week
    4. We are flying to Germany … .
       a. on Sundays            b. tomorrow night            c. often
    5. My friends go shopping … .
       a. at this moment        b. now                       c. twice a week

3   Choose the correct answer.

  1.   What are you cooking? It smells / is smelling wonderful.
  2.   What time do you usually go / are you usually going to bed?
  3.   Be quiet! The baby sleeps / is sleeping.
  4.   How often do you visit / are you visiting your grandmother?
  5.   In most US schools, the students don’t wear / aren’t wearing uniforms.
  6.   Turn off the television. The children don’t watch / aren’t watching it.
  7.   You don’t need an umbrella this morning. It doesn’t rain / isn’t raining.
  8.   He is a vegetarian. He doesn’t eat / isn’t eating meat.
  9.   Right now, the president meets / is meeting some important people.
 10.   Tom has got a car now so he doesn’t walk / isn’t walking to school any more.




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4   Complete the sentences with the verbs in brackets. Use the Present Simple or Present Continuous.

    1.   My mother ……………………… (wash) her car every weekend.
    2.   I ……………………… (do) an English grammar exercise at this moment.
    3.   The British sometimes ……………………… (eat) fish and chips for dinner.
    4.   My friends and I ……………………… (go) shopping tomorrow.
    5.   On Saturdays, I ……………………… (not get up) till 12.00.
    6.   Our teacher is ill. She ……………………… (not work) today.

5   Write the questions for the answers below. Pay attention to the words in bold.

    1. ................................................................................................................................
       Yes, he loves chocolates.
    2. ................................................................................................................................
       They live in Paris.
    3. ................................................................................................................................
       The children are playing tennis.
    4. ................................................................................................................................
       I’m wearing a coat because it is cold outside.
    5. ................................................................................................................................
       She finishes school at 3.30.
    6. ................................................................................................................................
       Yes, she is leaving tonight.

6   Complete the sentences with the verbs in brackets. Use the Present Simple or Present Continuous.

    1. She ……………………… (not go) swimming with her friends today because she ……………………… (not know)
       how to swim. She ……………………… (want) to learn and she ……………………… (wait) for the swimming course
       to start next month.
    2. Teacher: Graham, ……………………… you ……………………… (listen) to me?
         Student: Yes, Mrs Black, but I still ……………………… (not understand) the story.
    3. The world ……………………… (get) warmer and most world leaders ……………………… (believe) that this is a
       big problem. Next month, many of these leaders ……………………… (meet) to talk about the problem.

7   Rewrite the sentences with the time expressions below.

    never • on Saturdays • often • now • next week

    1. My grandmother is coming to visit us.
       ................................................................................................................................
    2. It snows in the desert in the summer.
       ................................................................................................................................
    3. They go to the beach at the weekend.
       ................................................................................................................................
    4. I feel much better.
       ................................................................................................................................
    5. My father doesn’t usually work.
       ................................................................................................................................

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8   Complete the sentences with the verbs in brackets. Use the Present Simple or Present Continuous.

    1. He ……………………… (not play) tennis today because he forgot his racquet.
    2. ……………… they ……………… (like) their new home?
    3. My party is at 8.00 tonight. ……………… you ……………… (come)?
    4. My mother ……………… usually ……………… (not cook) on Sundays. Sometimes we ……………………… (eat)
       in restaurants and sometimes we ……………………… (go) to friends for dinner.
    5. Why ……………… Sarah ……………… (not sing) with the other children today?
       Because she ……………………… (not remember) the words.

9   Complete the sentences with the verbs below. Use the affirmative or negative of the Present Simple or
    Present Continuous.

    drive • drink • watch • sleep • rain • go

    1.   Take your umbrella, it ……………………… outside.
    2.   Many people ……………………… coffee in the mornings because it helps them wake up.
    3.   The President ……………………… his own car. He has a chauffeur.
    4.   I am ill so I ……………………… to work today.
    5.   It’s morning here, but in California people ……………………… because it’s still night.
    6.   She ……………………… the sunset every evening because she thinks the colours are beautiful.

10       Complete the sentences with the verbs in brackets. Use the Present Simple or Present Continuous.

    Many people who (1) ……………………… (look) for a job today won’t find one. Steve Jeffes has got some
    important advice if you (2) ……………………… (try) to find a job. He (3) ……………………… (believe) that the
    reason that many people today (4) ……………………… (not be) successful job-hunters is because of their
    appearance. In his book Appearance is Everything, he (5) ……………………… (explain) that attractive people
    often (6) ……………………… (find) jobs more easily. Jeffes (7) ……………………… (not think) that this is fair.
    Therefore, right now, Jeffes (8) ……………………… (collect) data to prove his point. He
    (9) ……………………… (want) to suggest a law so everybody has an equal chance of finding a job.




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11     Complete the sentences. Use the Present Simple or Present Continuous.

  1.   Every morning, I .................................................................................................. .
  2.   Right now, we ...................................................................................................... .
  3.   My friend doesn’t ................................................................................................. .
  4.   People usually .................................................................................. on Sundays.
  5.   My friends are busy this evening. They .................................................................
       .............................................................................................................................. .

12     Write sentences with the words below. Make any necessary changes.

  1. sun / the / rise / always / the / east / in / .
     ................................................................................................................................
  2. pack / right / she / suitcase / now / her / .
     ................................................................................................................................
  3. understand / you / problem / now / the / ?
     ................................................................................................................................
  4. Michael / why / that / today / behave / way / ?
     ................................................................................................................................
  5. sleep / they / go / to / when / usually / ?
     ................................................................................................................................
  6. on / play / the / Sundays / not / football / children / .
     ................................................................................................................................
  7. not / weekend / plan / join / this / Sara / to / us / .




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