Present Continuous Exercise 1

The present continuous (or present progressive) is a tense in English to talk about things in the present when you want to stress the duration of an action. You can also use this tense to talk about long actions or when the action is going on.

On this page, you have an exercise about forming this tense.

You can find the exercise below:

Present Continuous Exercise 1

Complete these sentences by filling in the correct form of the verb in the present continuous.
1.
Right now, it (to rain).
2.
At the moment, you (to read) English sentences.
3.
It (to take) ages to download that film.
4.
Apple (to ask) a lot of money for an iPhone these days.
5.
The beggar at the mall (always, to ask) for money or food.
6.
I (always, to look) for new thrills.
7.
My brother (still, to read) the book he got for his birthday.
8.
She (to drink) some red wine right now.
9.
He (always, to look) for a bargain.
10.
Don't disconnect my computer! It (still, to charge).

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