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Unit 31: Grammar Exercises

Complete the sentences using the present simple or the present continuous.
Note: The present simple refers to timetables, schedules, and events; the present continuous refers to future plans and arrangements.

Example: I _____ Sally out for dinner tonight..
a) am taking b) take - Answer a) is correct.


1. The 3 pm train _____ by 4:30 pm.
a) returns b) is returning

2. The girls and I _____ out tonight.
a) go b) are going

3. At 8 am, we _____ on the excursion to Oahu.
a) leave b) are leaving

4. The return train _____ one hour after the race.
a) departs b) is departing

5. We _____ each other sometime in the future.
a) see b) are seeing

6. The office _____ a going-away party for me.
a) throws b) is throwing

7. They _____ a very small wedding on the beach.
a) have b) are having

8. Thanksgiving _____ on the 25th of November this year.
a) falls b) is falling

9. Eating sandwiches every day is boring, so I _____ out today.
a) eat b) am eating

10. Mr. President, you _____ the UN Assembly at noon on July 10th.
a) address b) are addressing