Answers:Present Simple & Progressive- 2

Answer Sheet

Q1 - He's working for his Father
The person's job is probably temporary
The person's job is permanent
Q2 - Take the third road on the left
The speaker is talking in general terms
The speaker is giving instructions to get somewhere
Q3 - I don't like tea with sugar
The speaker is talking about now
The speaker is talking in general terms
Q4 - Manchester United are winning two-zero
This refers to an unfinished game
This is their usual result
Q5 - I don't drive
The speaker is in a car at the moment
The speaker either does not know how to drive or chooses not to drive
Q6 - She's losing weight
She often goes on a diet
She's on a diet at the moment
Q7 - Do you buy a lot of CDs?
The speaker wants to know if the person is in the habit of buying a lot of CDs
The speaker is probably in a record shop and wants to know how many CDs the other person has got in their bag
Q8 - I'm leaving for Amsterdam on the last flight
The speaker has not planned to travel
The speaker has planned to travel
Q9 - Have you got any free time when we could talk?
The speaker needs to speak to the other person now
The speaker has to speak to the other person on a number of occasions
Q10 - I take milk in coffee
The speaker only wants milk in a cup of coffee now
The speaker usually or always takes milk in coffee
Q11 - I like the film
The speaker can only be talking in general terms about liking film
The speaker could be talking in general terms or about a film she is watching now
Q12 - I have breakfast at a quarter past seven
This sentence describes an action
This sentence describes possession
Q13 - She's having a child
She is either pregnant or giving birth at the moment
The child has been born
Q14 - John's waiting for you in reception
The speaker knows that John often waits there
The speaker knows where John is now
Q15 - She's got two daughters
This sentence describes the action of giving birth to two daughters
This sentence describes her possessing two daughters
Q16 - She's always blowing her nose
The speaker is expressing dislike of her behaviour
The speaker doesn't object to her behaviour
Q17 - I don't understand
The person is talking in general terms and not about now
The person could be talking about now or in general terms
Q18 - My neighbours are always playing their music too loud
The speaker is talking about the music they are playing now
The speaker is talking about their usual music volume
Q19 - She lives in a small village
She is not going to move home in the near future
Her home is probably only for a short time

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