Cours Stage - Present Simple VS Present BE+ING

Exercice - Present simple or present be + ING?

L'énoncé

Conjuguer les verbes au present simple ou au present be + ING selon ce qui convient. Les écrire au brouillon.


Question 1

We (arrive) on the beach. The sand (be) very hot and the sun (shine). There (be) a lot of people here. The kids (swim) and the parents (watch) them. I (like) to come here and listen to the sound of the waves. I (spend) my weeks working near another beach and I often (go) there during my breaks or for lunch. Today I (spend) my day with my family and they (be) happy to enjoy the sea. My little cousins already (run) to the water.

We are arriving on the beach. The sand is very hot and the sun is shining. There are a lot of people here. The kids are swimming and the parents are watching them. I like to come here and listen to the sound of the waves. I spend my weeks working near another beach and I often go there during my breaks or for lunch. Today I am spending my day with my family and they are happy to enjoy the sea. My little cousins are already running to the water.

Est-ce une action longue ou bien courte ? C’est la question qu’il faut toujours se poser.

Question 2

Jane (jump) on the boat. She (be) very happy to have this trip to see whales. She currently (read) a lot of books about sea creatures and especially about whales. She (sit) on the bench quietly but (scream) of excitement inside. The boat (leave) the harbour and (sail) slowly towards the sea. Jane (wonder) how many whales she might see today. As the instructor (explain) that the passengers must not scream, Jane already (watch) the depths of the sea to be the first who (see) the biggest fish on earth.

Jane is jumping on the boat. She is very happy to have this trip to see whales. She is currently reading a lot of books about sea creatures and especially about whales. She sits on the bench quietly but is screaming of excitement inside. The boat leaves the harbour and sails slowly towards the sea. Jane is wondering how many whales she might see today. As the instructor explains that the passengers must not scream, Jane is already watching the depths of the sea to be the first who sees the biggest fish on earth.

Est-ce une action longue ou bien courte ? C’est la question qu’il faut toujours se poser.