EGIU – Simple Present & Present Progressive (p. 16-17)


Instructions for the homework due Friday, February 21


Part 1:  Go to the Verbs 2 page on the website

Verbs 2 – Christopher’s English Site (


Step 1:  Watch the video


Step 2:  Open the document, and watch the video again:

Websheet:  Present Simple & Present Progressive

Watch scenes 1 & 2.

Write out both of the dialogues.


Part 2: Textbook 

EGUI – Pg 16 (I am doing OR I do).jpg:


Read the instructions for Part A, Part B and Part C. 

Look at the examples.


Read the instructions for Part D. 

Look at the verbs that Not used in the Present Progressive.




Open the document

EGUI – Pg 17 (I am doing OR I do).jpg:

 Textbook 8.1

Answer each question with:

Present Progressive:  (He is/ She is/ They are +  Verb   OR  No, he isn’t/No, she isn’t/No, they aren’t)


Simple Present:  (He/She/They + Verb    OR  Yes, he does/Yes, she does/  Yes, they do)

Write both the question and the answer.


 Textbook 8.2

Fill in  each blank with:

am, is, are, do, don’t, does OR doesn’t

Write out the whole sentence (complete sentence).


 Textbook 8.3

Fill in  each blank with:

Simple Present- Positive:  (Subject  + Verb  s/no -s)

Simple Present- Negative:  (Subject  + don’t/doesn’t + verb)

Simple Present- Question:  (Do/Does  + Subject  + Verb)


Present Progressive – Positive:  (Subject + am/is/are +  Verb-ing)

Present Progressive – Negative:  (Subject + isn’t/aren’t/ am not +  Verb-ing)

Present Progressive – Question:  (Am/Is/Are  +  Subject + Verb-ing)


Note:  “Present Continuous”  means “Present Progressive”. These two phrases have the same meaning.

Verbs end  with  “-ing “ only for Present Progressive and other Progressive verb tenses. Do NOT use “ing” for Simple Present or Simple Past.