Going to San Jose
By Lauri Fried-Lee
A Test of Simple Present and Present Continuous
This is a story. Click in the circle to choose the correct sentence for the story. Some sentences are good English, but they don't match the story.
Right now I am sitting in my car.
Right now I sit in my car.
My husband drives my children and me to San Jose.
My husband is driving my children and me to San Jose.
We want to visit his sister and her family.
We are wanting to visit his sister and her family.
We are going to a restaurant with them to celebrate my father-in-law's birthday.
We go to a restaurant with them to celebrate my father-in-law's birthday.
I think it's a very pleasant day.
I'm thinking it's a very pleasant day.
It's looking sunny and bright.
It looks sunny and bright.
My kids play in the backseat.
My kids are playing in the back seat.
They always are making a lot of noise when they play.
They always make a lot of noise when they play.
It usually takes us about an hour and a half to get there.
It's usually taking us an hour and a half to get there.
We like to see them.
We are liking to see them.
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