Simple Present - Exercises

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Exercises

Type in the verbs in the correct Simple Present form.

  1. Anne (work)  in a language school.3rd person singular → add s
  2. She (be)  a teacher.be is an irregular verb|3rd person singular → is
  3. She (teach)  English.3rd person singular, verb ends with ch → add es
  4. Her students (come)  from all over the world.3rd person plural → the verb remains in the basic form
  5. Anne usually (go)  to school by bus.3rd person singular, verb ends with o → add es
  6. On the bus she (have)  time to correct a few tests.have, 3rd person singular → has

Complete the sentences with the negation.

  1. The children (be/not)  tired.be, 3rd person plural → are|negation for be is constructed without a helping verb
  2. Carol (have/not)  any brothers or sisters.3rd person singular|have is either used with got (has not got) or with the helping verb do (does not have)
  3. I (drink/not)  milk.normal full verb, 1st person singular → negation with do
  4. She (like/not)  maths.normal full verb, 3rd person singular → negation with does|the full verb remains in the basic form
  5. I (be/not)  from England.be, 1st person singular → am|negation for be is constructed without a helping verb

Construct questions.

  1. (have/you/a dog) Questions with have can be formed with got (Have you got …?) or with the helping verb do (Do you have …?).
  2. (speak/they/English) normal full verb → question with helping verb do
  3. (be/I/right) be, 1st person singular → am|Questions with be are formed without a helping verb.
  4. (play/he/tennis) normal full verb, 3rd person singular → question with does
  5. (be/you/on holiday) be, 2nd person singular/plural → are|Questions with be are formed without a helping verb.