We need some consistency in when both present tenses are accepted or not. I know the ntoes said the -ing form is more rare, but sometimes only that one is accepted. I think for most of these examples, both simple present and continuous should work in English.
I renember that in some other task, duo corrected my using "the" with the plural and here I have a mistake I didn't use "the ponies". No consistency, hard to understand the difference, many mistakes- getting confused and not wanting to try