Mixed english exescises (present simple vs. present continuous; sentence order; simple reading comprehension)

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When do we use which tense? Cross out the incorrect option.

1. For actions happening regularly, often or never, we use Simple Present
Present Continuous
2. For actions happening now, we use Simple Present
Present Continuous
3. The verbs “be”, “like” and “want” are normally used in Simple Present
Present Continuous
4. The word “usually”indicates that we have to use Simple Present
Present Continuous
5. Which tense do we have to use with sometimes, never, every day? Simple Present
Present Continuous
6. Which tense do we have to use with the words: at the moment, right now? Simple Present
Present Continuous
7. For plans for the near future, we use Simple Present
Present Continuous
8. Formaking predictions, we use Simple Present
Simple Future
9. For plans for the immediate future, we use Simple Future
Going to
10. The words “tomorrow”, “next week” indicate that we have to use Simple Present
Simple Future / Going to


Put the verbs in the PRESENT SIMPLE or the PRESENT CONTINUOUS
1. Vegetarians are people who.................................................. (not / eat ) meat.
2. Look out! My father ........................................... (come)
3. Some people still ................................... (think) the sun ............................. (go) round the earth.
4. I .................................. (play) tennis every weekend.
5. Who .................................... (sit) in my chair?
6. What........................................... (happen) in golf if you ............................. (lose) the ball?
7. Look! She ............................................ (wear) the same shoes as me.
8. a: What ................................................ (you/look) at? B: A strange bird!
9. I ........................................ (stay) with John for a few weeks until my apartment is ready.
10. We....................................................... (usually/stay) with Peggy when we go to Chicago.
11. What time .................................................. (you/go) to bed on Saturdays?
12. Why ............................................. (you/wait) outside the door?
13. Don’t ask Tim. He ...................................... (not/know) the answer.
14. I ..................................(have) lunch at the moment.
15. When ......................................... (he / leave) the house?
16. I ............................................... (not/understand). What ...................................... (happen)?
17. Excuse me, ............................................ (you/know) the time?
18. This is a great party. I .................................... (have) a lovely time.19. We can’t use the elevator because it ................................... (not/work)
20. What ......................................... (you/do) here? Nothing.
21. ......................................... (Penny/like) cheese sandwiches? No, ...................................
22. What time ............................................ (the sun/rise)? It ...............................(rise) at 7.30.
23. We ......................................... (not/watch) videos at school.
24. Look out of the window! It ................................. (snow).
25. ...................................................... (you/wear) a uniform at your school? Yes, ........................
Put the verbs in PRESENT SIMPLE , PRESENT CONTINUOUS, WILL or GOING TO
1. I love London, I…………………………………………. (probably go) there next year.
2. Our train ……………………………………… (leave) at 4:45
3. The bus to Manchester ……………………… (leave) on Sundays.
4. What ………………………………………… (wear / you) at the party tonight?
5. I ………………….. (think) I ……………………………..(find) something nice to wear tonight.
6. This is my last day here. I ……………………………… (go) back to England tomorrow.
7. Hurry up! The conference ……………………....
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