Exercise 1

Choose the correct present simple forms to complete the following sentences.

1I tea.

2She two brothers.

3Tom work until 10 today.

4 an instrument?

5The museum at 10 o'clock.

6Peter and Megan often to the cinema.

7John very late.

8What time home in the morning?

9What language ?

10My son never cartoons.


 

 

Present simple form

 
For the present simple we need to use the verb do/does in questions and don’t/doesn’t in negatives.
 
Present simple form – affirmative, negative, questions
 

Spelling of he/she/it

 
The form is the same for all the other persons except he/she/it. The spelling for he/she/it is different.
 
Present simple – he/she/it spelling
 

Present simple use

 

Habits or actions that happen regularly

 
We use present simple for habits or actions that we repeat regularly:

  • wash my hair every day.
  • I never go to the library.
  • go to the library on Saturdays.

 

Permanent situations or things that are always or often true

 

  • don’t drink coffee.
  • She’s very tall.
  • have two brothers.
  • Water boils at 100 degrees.
  • like soup.

 


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