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Oh No! Not Another Quiz!



Click on following links for pop-up pages that explain the problems students encounter with
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Situation:I imagine you in front of your computer, doing this quiz. This is what you are thinking.
 
Examples:
  • Here I am once again. I  am doing  another quiz on my computer. (do)
  • I always  have  fun when I do quizzes on my computer. (have)

1. I     comfortably. This is a very good chair.    (sit)
  
 
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     Hint:    This is happening now. Use present progressive. Careful with spelling.
 
 
When you click check, a wrong answer -- or no answer -- will produce a hint.
If you have no idea, click on cheat. Each time you do that, the next letter (or space) in the answer appears in the box.

2. It's important to sit comfortably. If I don't, my back      .    (hurt)
  
 
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     Hint:    This is not happening now. Use present simple. Subject is 3rd person singular, so be careful with verb ending.
 

3. These quizzes are never easy. I always      problems.    (have)
  
 
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     Hint:    This is not happening now. Use present simple.
 

4. This question, for example, is difficult. I       a lot of trouble with it.    (have)
  
 
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     Hint:    This is happening now. Use present progressive. Careful with spelling.
 

5. My problem is not the grammar. It's the spelling. I often       the words incorrectly    (spell)
  
 
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     Hint:    This is not happening now. Use present simple.
 

6. Look at this word, for example. I'm sure I       it incorrectly.     (spell)
  
 
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     Hint:    This is happening now. Use present progressive.
 

7. I don't like to use the 'cheat' button. I normally       it only when I really need help.    (use)
  
 
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     Hint:    This is not happening now. Use present simple.
 

8. But this exercise is not easy, so right now I      it a lot.     (use)
  
 
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     Hint:    This is happening now. Use present progressive. Careful with spelling.
 

9. Although this is a difficult quiz I       a lot.    (learn)
  
 
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     Hint:    This is happening now. Use present progressive.
 

10. Now, for example, I      number 10, and I think I know the answer.    (do)
  
 
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     Hint:    This is happening now. Use present progressive.
 

11. I think this type of exercise is useful. When I do this type of quiz I always       something.    (learn)
  
 
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     Hint:    This is not happening now. Use present simple.
 

12. I usually       the teacher's hints and suggestions very carefully. It's a good way to learn.    (read)
  
 
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     Hint:    This is not happening now. Use present simple.
 

13. In fact, this exercise       easier.     (get)
  
 
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     Hint:    This is happening now. Use present progressive. Careful with spelling.
 

14. It's obvious that I       progress.    (make)
  
 
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     Hint:    This is happening now. Use present progressive. Careful with spelling.
 

15. But I'm glad this is the last question. To be honest, I       a little bored with this quiz.    (become)
  
 
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     Hint:    This is happening now. Use present progressive. Careful with spelling.
 

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