Verb Conjugation Exercises, Verb Drills

Verb Training (4) – Present Continuous

Change the following sentences to the present continuous, using the short form where possible.

He takes a photograph. → He’s taking a photograph.

What time do we have lunch? → What time are we having lunch?

  1. They get ready to go out.
  2. Do you have fun?
  3. Do I walk too fast?
  4. Does she stay at your place?
  5. He explains the new system.
  6. Do you record this?
  7. Where do the children play?
  8. Sam and I leave tomorrow.
  9. He gives the dog a bath.
  10. Does she study upstairs?
  11. Somebody calls my name.
  12. Does somebody call my name?
  13. He designs a new website.
  14. They spend too much money.
  15. You waste everybody’s time.
  16. I expect a phone call.
  17. Do they move to California?
  18. Does she take the train?
  19. When do you leave?
  20. What do you wear to the party?
  21. Do you drink enough water?
  22. Does she get enough sleep?
  23. The weather changes.
  24. Does he play basketball?
  25. Do we play tennis later?


  1. They’re getting ready to go out.
  2. Are you having fun?
  3. Am I walking too fast?
  4. Is she staying at your place?
  5. He’s explaining the new system.
  6. Are you recording this?
  7. Where are the children playing?
  8. Sam and I are leaving tomorrow.
  9. He’s giving the dog a bath.
  10. Is she studying upstairs?
  11. Somebody’s calling my name.
  12. Is somebody calling my name?
  13. He’s designing a new website.
  14. They’re spending too much money.
  15. You’re wasting everybody’s time.
  16. I’m expecting a phone call.
  17. Are they moving to California?
  18. Is she taking the train?
  19. When are you leaving?
  20. What are you wearing to the party?
  21. Are you drinking enough water?
  22. Is she getting enough sleep?
  23. The weather’s changing.
  24. Is he playing basketball?
  25. Are we playing tennis later?

Grammar Exercises

Spot the Mistakes (20)

Which of these sentences are grammatically incorrect? Correct the mistakes.

  1. Have you met John? He’s a good friend of mine.
  2. How long it takes to get to Milan?
  3. I can’t find my keys. Have you seen?
  4. Patrick gave me some very well advice.
  5. Please give them my regards when you see them.
  6. We stayed in the beach all day.
  7. Jennifer works for the same company than me.

    1. ✅
    2. How long does it take to get to Milan?
    3. I can’t find my keys. Have you seen them?
    4. Patrick gave me some very good advice.
    5. ✅
    6. We stayed on/at the beach all day.
    7. Jennifer works for the same company as me.