Exercise 1

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

1 I tea.

2 She two brothers.

3 Tom work until 10 today.

4 an instrument?

5 The museum at 10 o'clock.

6 Peter and Megan often to the cinema.

7 John very late.

8 What time home in the morning?

9 What language ?

10 My 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

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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.

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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.