Exercise 1: Put the verbs in the parenthesis in the correct form.
Mary and Sam go to the same school. Like everyday, now they (wait) Answerare waiting for the bus.
The bus is late. Sam (show) Answer is showing Mary his homework. The bus is here.
They (get) Answer are getting on the bus.
It is not crowded.
They (sit) Answer are sitting behind the driver; Sam takes the window seat.
They get to school.
Now they (get) Answer are getting off the bus.
Mary is a year younger than Sam.
She (go) Answer is going to her class, Sam to his.
In the class, Samís friends (talk) Answer are talking about the new cartoon they watched on television the night before.
They all love cartoons.
The teacher comes in.
Today she (talk) Answer is talking about addition and subtraction.
Maryís teacher (talk) Answer is talking about reading.
After school, they take the bus and go home. Then their mother gives them a snack. Sam (eat) Answer is eating vanilla ice cream, and Mary (have) Answer is having a chocolate cookie.
Written by the tutors and staff of the English Language Resource Center at Bergen Community College, NJ