Exercise 2

Transform the following sentences into negatives.

 
EXAMPLE: I love pizza. ⇒ I don’t lovepizza.

1 He is a student. ⇒ He a student.

2 Peter works in an office. ⇒ Peter in an office.

3 My parents live in Arizona. ⇒ My parents in Arizona.

4 Suzan likes cats. ⇒ Suzan cats.

5 He has brothers and sisters. ⇒ He any brothers or sisters.

6 She speaks three languages. ⇒ She three languages.

7 John and I want to be musicians. ⇒ John and I to be musicians.

8 They play tennis. ⇒ They tennis.

9 She gets home late. ⇒ She home late.

10 Anna and Paul live in the center. ⇒ Anna and Paul in the center.


 

 

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.