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INSTITUCIÓN EDUCATIVA SAN VICENTE

TALLER DE NIVELACIÓN
SEGUNDO PERIODO
GRADO SEXTO
NOMBRE:_____________________________________________________________________

I. PRESENT SIMPLE AND PRESENT CONTINUOUS

Use either the SIMPLE PRESENT or the PRESENT CONTINUOUS of the verbs in
parentheses.

1. Diane can’t come to the phone because she (wash) _______________ her hair.

2. Diane (wash)      her hair every other day or so.

3. Kathy (sit, usually)      in the front row during class, but today she (sit)      in the
last row.

4. Please be quiet. I (try)      to concentrate.

5. (Lock, you, always)      the door to your apartment when you leave?

6. I wrote to my friend last week. She hasn’t answered my letter yet. I (wait, still)
     for a reply.

7. After three days of rain, I’m glad that the sun (shine)      again today.

8. Every morning, the sun (shine)      in my bedroom window and (wake)      me up.

9. A: Look! It (snow)     .


B: It’s beautiful! This is the first time I’ve ever seen snow. It (snow, not)         in my
country.

10. Mike is a student, but he (go, not)         to school right now because it’s summer. He
(attend)      college from September to May every year, but in the summers he (have,
usually)      a job at the post office. In fact, he (work)      there this summer.
II. PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE REVIEW

A.Add –ing to the verbs


1. drink ................. 5. live .................... 9.cry ....................
2. wash ................. 6. work.................... 10.read...................
3. play ................... 7. feed .................... 11.try.....................
4.help..................... 8.save..................... 12.continue................

B. Complete the sentences with the give verbs


1. The baby .......................at the moment.(sleep)
2. Alex............................a novel now.(read)
3. She............................hard.(work)
4. Kevin ..............................tennis now.(play)
5. The telephone ................................(ring)
6. The birds .................................south. (fly)
7. Edward .....................................problem now. (solve)
8. Peter .......................................with Ali.(talk)
9. I ..........................................my breakfast now. (have)
10.Gordon ....................................an apple now.(eat)

C. Read the text


Mr and Mrs Brown have a house on the beach in Miami. Kevin and Linda are their
children. Now Linda is swimming in the sea. Kevin is jogging on the beach. His dog is
running and barking after him. Some of their friends are playing volleyball. Mrs Brown is
D. Answer these questions according to the text.
lying on the beach. She is reading a book.Janet is Linda’s friend. She isn’t playing
1. Where is the Brown family?..................................................
volleyball.She
2. Whoseischildren
lying onare
the Kevin
beach,and
too.Linda?
Linda .......................................
is inviting her to come into the sea. Mrs
Brown3.isIsdrawing
Janet swimming
the pictureinofthe
thesea?
view...............................................
They are all happy.
4. What is Kevin doing? .........................................................
5. What is Kevin’s dog doing? ..................................................
6. Is Kevin running after his dog? .............................................
7. Is Mrs Brown sleeping? ......................................................
8. Is Mrs Brown talking to Janet? ............................................
9. Is Janet playing volleyball? .................................................
10.Who is Linda calling? ........................................................
11.What is Mrs Brown doing? ..................................................
12.Are they having a good time? ..............................................