Present tenses - exercises with answers
Exercise 1. Present simple tense or present continuous? Choose correct answers.
Present tenses exercises with answers, PDF worksheets + grammar rules for beginners and elementary learners of English as a second language.
There are two present tenses in English, the present simple tense and the present continuous tense.
The present simple tense is used to talk about:
a) Repeated or routine actions.
I go to bed before midnight every day.
We never eat junk food.
b) Facts that are always true.
The sun sets in the west.
The present continuous tense is used to talk about:
a) Actions happening at the moment of speaking.
Be quiet, please. I am listening to the news now.
b) Temporary situations.
We are staying in Madrid this week.
c) Current trends.
The world is becoming a better place to live as a human.
The present tenses can also be used to express future: Present tenses for future