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  • Present simple – I do, I don’t, Do I?

    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.
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