Present Progressive - Exercises

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Exercises

Choose the correct form of the Present Progressive.

  1. We to a song.we → are
  2. Paul an apple.Paul (3rd person singular) → is
  3. You a nice jacket.you → are
  4. I English grammar.I → am
  5. Linda and Ron to the teacher.Linda and Ron (3rd person plural) → are

Type in the verbs in the Present Progressive.

  1. Jane (do)  the washing-up at the moment.Jane (3rd person singular) → is + verb in the ing-form
  2. She thinks that her kids (run)  around in the garden.her kids (3rd person plural) → are + verb in the ing-form|final consonant after short stressed vowel is doubled
  3. But they (play/not)  in the garden.they (3rd person plural, negation) → are + not + verb in the ing-form
  4. Ben (sit)  in front of the TV.Ben (3rd person singular)→ is + verb in the ing-form|final consonant after short stressed vowel is doubled
  5. He (watch)  a film.He (3rd person singular) → is + verb in the ing-form
  6. Emma (lie)  on the sofa.Emma (3rd person singular) → is + verb in the ing-form|ie becomes a y when ing is added
  7. She (watch/not)  TV.she (3rd person singular, negation) → is + not + verb in the ing-form

Construct questions in the Present Progressive.

  1. (I/do/right/it) 
  2. (you/sleep) 
  3. (he/read/the paper)