Ejercicios futuro: Present Simple y Present Continuous en inglés (3º ESO)

Ejercicios Present Simple y Present Continuous – Actividades Futuro

Introducción: En esta actividad practicaremos el uso del Present Simple y el Present Continuous en inglés para expresar acciones futuras. Lee atentamente cada enunciado y elige la opción correcta entre las palabras en negrita.

Actividad 1: Present Simple vs. Present Continuous

Completa las siguientes frases con la forma correcta del verbo en Present Simple o Present Continuous:

1. I usually (play / am playing) basketball on Sundays.

2. She (works / is working) at a hospital, but she wants to be a teacher.

3. They (don’t eat / aren’t eating) meat, they are vegetarians.

4. He (lives / is living) in London, but next year he (will move / moving) to New York.

5. The train (arrives / is arriving) at 8 o’clock in the morning.

6. They (watch / are watching) a movie every Friday night.

7. Jane (doesn’t usually go / isn’t usually going) to the gym, but today she (goes / is going).

8. We (travel / are traveling) to Spain next month for our vacation.

9. I (play / am playing) the piano, but I (want / am wanting) to learn how to play the guitar.

10. The bus (doesn’t stop / isn’t stopping) here, you need to walk to the next stop.

Respuestas: 1. play; 2. works; 3. don’t eat, are; 4. lives, will move; 5. arrives; 6. watch; 7. doesn’t usually go, is going; 8. are traveling; 9. play, want; 10. doesn’t stop.

Actividad 2: Present Simple or Present Continuous?

Elige la forma correcta del verbo en cada frase:

1. She (plays / is playing) tennis every Saturday morning.

2. They (don’t speak / aren’t speaking) Spanish very well, but they (want / are wanting) to learn.

3. I (don’t work / aren’t working) tomorrow, so I (can / am going to) visit my family.

4. The sun (rises / is rising) in the east every day.

5. He (watches / is watching) a movie right now, so he can’t talk.

6. We usually (go / are going) on vacation in the summer, but this year we (stay / are staying) home.

7. They (usually don’t travel / aren’t usually traveling) during the holidays, but this year they (are flying / fly) to Europe.

8. My brother (lives / is living) in Australia, but he (comes / is coming) to visit us next month.

9. I (am not working / don’t work) on Sundays, so I (can / am going to) go to the park with my friends.

10. Jane (doesn’t drink / isn’t drinking) coffee, she (prefers / is preferring) tea.

Respuestas: 1. plays; 2. don’t speak, want; 3. am not working, can; 4. rises; 5. is watching; 6. go, are staying; 7. aren’t usually traveling, are flying; 8. lives, is coming; 9. am not working, can; 10. doesn’t drink, prefers.

Actividad 3: Present Simple vs. Present Continuous

Completa las siguientes frases con la forma correcta del verbo en Present Simple o Present Continuous:

1. I (usually go / am usually going) to the gym after work, but today I (go / am going) to a concert.

2. The shop (opens / is opening) at 9 a.m. every day.

3. She (doesn’t speak / isn’t speaking) Italian, but she (wants / is wanting) to learn.

4. They (don’t usually eat / aren’t usually eating) out, but tonight they (eat / are eating) at a restaurant.

5. The train to Madrid (leaves / is leaving) at 6 p.m.

6. We (usually watch / are usually watching) a movie on Friday nights, but tonight we (go / are going) to a party.

7. My mom (doesn’t work / isn’t working) today, so she (can / is going to) help me clean my room.

8. The museum (closes / is closing) at 5 p.m. on Sundays.

9. I (don’t usually read / am not usually reading) novels, but this one (is really interesting / really is interesting).

10. They (don’t often travel / aren’t often traveling) abroad, but this year they (are going / go) to Japan.

Respuestas: 1. usually go, am going; 2. opens; 3. doesn’t speak, wants; 4. don’t usually eat, are eating; 5. leaves; 6. usually watch, are going; 7. isn’t working, can; 8. closes; 9. don’t usually read, is really interesting; 10. don’t often travel, are going.

📝 Tips para entender el futuro con Present Simple y Present Continuous

1. Para formar el futuro con Present Simple en inglés, simplemente agrega «will» antes del verbo en infinitivo. Por ejemplo: «I will go to the party tomorrow» (Yo iré a la fiesta mañana).

2. Para formar el futuro con Present Continuous en inglés, utiliza «be» en presente (am, is, are) seguido del verbo en gerundio (-ing). Por ejemplo: «He is watching a movie tonight» (Él estará viendo una película esta noche).

3. Recuerda que el Present Simple se utiliza para expresar acciones futuras que son rutinarias o programadas, mientras que el Present Continuous se usa para hablar de planes o arreglos ya establecidos en el futuro.

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