Grammar_verbs_present_1

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Grammar_verbs_present_1


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  • 1. 
    Use the simple present to express regular actions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    This sentence uses the simple present:  My brother is going to drive to Montana.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Use the simple present to express an intention. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    This sentence expresses an intention:  I'm going to visit my friends tomorrow.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    This sentence states an intention:  I'm going to the movie theater on 5th Ave.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What is wrong with this sentence?  Usually, I am going to the grocery store.
    • A. 

      "usually" suggests that the person is going right now

    • B. 

      "usually" suggests a regular action--the simple present is better

    • C. 

      "usually" should be replaced with "always"

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    What is wrong with this sentence?  Right now I clean my kitchen.
    • A. 

      "my" should be changed to "the"

    • B. 

      "right now" should be followed by a comma

    • C. 

      "right now" suggests current, ongoing activity--the progressive tense is a better choice here

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 8. 
    The sentence below is incorrect. Select the best way to fix it.  Sometimes, I am ordering Chinese food, but usually, I order Korean.
    • A. 

      Sometimes I order Chinese food, but usually, I order Korean.

    • B. 

      Sometimes I'm ordering Chinese food, but usually, I'm ordering Korean.

  • 9. 
    The sentence below is incorrect. Select the best way to fix it.    When she has a cold, she drink a lot of orange juice.
    • A. 

      When she has a cold, she drinks a lot of orange juice.

    • B. 

      When she have a cold, she drink a lot of orange juice.

  • 10. 
    Choose the best sentences.
    • A. 

      I am exercising regularly. Right now, I work on my arm muscles.

    • B. 

      I exercise regularly. Right now, I am working on my arm muscles.

    • C. 

      I exercising regularly. Right now, I working on my arm muscles.

    • D. 

      None of the above are good sentences