Use Present Simple or Present Continuous

November 12, 1997
Today 1.(be) the second day of my trek around Mount Annapurna. I am exhausted and my legs 2.(shake) ; I just hope I am able to complete the trek. My feet 3.(kill, really) me and my toes 4.(bleed) , but I 5.(want, still) to continue.
Nepal is a fascinating country, but I have a great deal to learn. Everything 6.(be) so different, and I 7.(try) to adapt to the new way of life here. I 8.(learn) a little bit of the language to make communication easier; unfortunately, I 9.(learn, not) foreign languages quickly. Although I 10.(understand, not) much yet, I believe that I 11.(improve, gradually) .
I 12.(travel, currently) with Liam, a student from Leeds University in England. He 13.(be) a nice guy, but impatient. He 14.(walk, always) ahead of me and 15.(complain) that I am too slow. I 16.(do) my best to keep up with him, but he is younger and stronger than I am. Maybe, I am just feeling sorry for myself because I am getting old.
Right now, Liam 17.(sit) with the owner of the inn. They 18.(discuss) the differences between life in England and life in Nepal. I 19.(know, not) the real name of the owner, but everybody 20.(call, just) him Tam. Tam 21.(speak) English very well and he 22.(try) to teach Liam some words in Nepali. Every time Tam 23.(say) a new word, Liam 24.(try) to repeat it. Unfortunately, Liam 25. (seem, also) to have difficulty learning foreign languages. I just hope we don't get lost and have to ask for directions.

Use Past Simple or Past Continuous

1. I (drive) my new car when I (hear) the news.
2. She (walk) down the street when a friend her (call).
3. They me (not see) me because they (talk) .
4. I (have) a shower and the door . (open)
5. We (walk) in the mountains when we (hear) a scream.(=grito)
6. They (have) so much fun at the party, they (decide) to stay.
7. When the teacher (arrive), they (play) in the back of the classroom.
8. While I (have) a drink in the café, I (see) an accident outside.
9. What (you/ do) when the telephone (ring)?
10. Why (you /run) when I you (see) the other day?

Put the verbs in Past Simple form

1. beat
2. buy
3. can
4. catch
5. do
6. drive
7. fall
8. fly
9. give
11. hang
12. hold
13. keep
14. know
15. leave
17. make
18. meet
19. pay
22. say
24. teach
25. think