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EXERCISES UNIT 7

A) PRESENT CONTINUOUS

PRESENT CONTINUOUS: am is are + verb ING


QUESTIONS

AFF. ANSWERS

NEG. ANSWERS

Are you watching TV now?

Yes, I am.
Yes, Im watching TV.
Yes, I am. Im watching the news

No, Im not.
No, Im not watching TV.
No, Im not. Im listening to music.

What are you doing right now?

Im eating lunch

Im not doing anything special.

TIME EXPRESSIONS: now, right now, today, these days, this week, this month, this semester, this season.

1. COMPLETE THE QUESTIONS WITH THE PRESENT CONTINUOUS. THEN ANSWER THEM.
1. _________ you ___________ (get) enough exercise these days?
2. What ___________ you ___________ (do) for exercise?
3. __________ you ______________ (learn) a new sport?
4. How much _________ you __________ (walk)?
5. ___________ you _____________ (take) exercise classes this year?
6. ____________ your best friend ____________ (exercise) enough these days?
7. What kind of exercise ____________ your best friend ____________ (do)?
8. ____________ your friends _____________ (play) on sports teams this season?
2. WRITE DOWN QUESTIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING ANSWERS.
1. _________________________________________________________________?
Yes, Im taking English II this semester.

2. ________________________________________________________________?
Yes, Bill is swimming on the beach now
3. ________________________________________________________________?
No, my friends are not doing weight training these days
4. What ____________________________________________________________?
Amy is listening to her messages now.
5. Who _____________________________________________________________?
Jim is biking in the park
6. What _____________________________________________________________?
The nurse is taking the temperature of the patient
7. Who __ ____________________________________________________________?
The nutritionist is calculating the calories for the patients diet.
8. What _____________________________________________________________?
The social worker is helping a family in trouble.
3. FILL IN THE CHART WITH TRUE ANSWERS. FOLLOW THE EXAMPLES GIVEN.

Name
1. My friend Paul
2.
3.
4.
5.

Where is he/she right


now?
Hes at work

What is he/she doing


right now?
Hes writing an email.

What sports is he/she


doing these days?
Hes doing weight
training

4. WHAT ARE THESE PEOPLE DOING? WRITE SENTENCES.

___________________

_______________

__________________

__________________

_________________

___________________

________________________

______________________________

B) THE WEATHER: Whats the weather like today?


(Para expresar cmo est el tiempo o el da, se usa el pronombre IT, el verbo BE + adjetivos)
Example: Whats the weather like today?
Its sunny and windy. // Its raining

// Its cold and cloudy

WEATHER AND SEASONS


WEATHER

Hot / warm / cool / cold


Rainy / snowy / windy / cloudy / sunny
Its raining (Present Continuous)
Its snowing (Present Continuous)

SEASONS

Summer (verano)
Fall (Autumn) (otoo)
Winter (invierno)
Spring (primavera)

1. FILL IN THE GAPS USING THE WORDS BELOW.


like / hot / cloudy / warm / is / cold / sunny / its raining / windy / snowy
1. In the summer, it _______________ and ________________
2. Outside right now, it ______________________
3. In the winter, it _____________ and _____________
4. Today, it ________________ and _____________
5. What ______ the weather ______________ in spring?
2. DESCRIBE THE WEATHER.

___________________________

_______________________

_________________________

_______________________

__________________________

__________________

C) FOLLOW-UP QUESTIONS (these questions are used to keep the conversation going)

1. COMPLETE TWO FOLLOW-UP QUESTIONS FOR EACH COMMENT.


1. I dont play sports, but I often go running with a friend
Really? Where

do you go running?

How often _______________________________________?


2. My parents are on vacation this month.
Thats nice. Where ________________________________?
Are they ________________________________________?
3. My grandparents are visiting this week
Really? Where ____________________________________?
How often ________________________________________?
4. Im working nights this summer
Really? Where _____________________________________?
What time _________________________________________?

4. READ THESE PEOPLES COMMENTS ABOUT THEIR SUMMER ACTIVITIES. COMPLETE


THE RESPONSES AND ASK FOLLOW-UP QUESTIONS. USE THE ENTRIES BELOW

Oh, thats good.

What are you doing?

Hey, thats great.

Are you having a good time?

Thats nice

What are you reading?

Really? Thats wonderful

How often do you go to the gym?

Really? Thats terrible

Where are you working?

Really? Thats too bad

Is it a hard work?

1. Im really enjoying my vacation this summer

Oh, thats good. What are you doing?

2. Im not doing anything exciting. Im just reading a lot.

__________________________________________________________
3. Im not enjoying this summer at all. Im working ten hours a day.
___________________________________________________________
4. Im just relaxing, and Im watching a lot of TV.
____________________________________________________________
5. Im exercising a lot at the gym this summer.
____________________________________________________________
6. What vacation? Im painting my house right now.
____________________________________________________________

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