The simple present tense: rules and exercises (basic grammar)


EXAMPLES
Mary enjoys singing.
Peter sometimes lends me his bike.
Cows eat grass.
Monkeys like bananas.
Tomas collects stamps.
The earth goes around the sun.
It often snows in winter.
We always wash our hands before meals.
We eat three meals a day.
Father takes the dog for a walk every morning.

EXAMPLES

We join the senior scout troop in July this year.
My big brother leaves school at 4 o’clock.
The new supermarket opens next Friday.
The new grammar book comes out in September.
Grandad retires next year.
We fly to London next Thursday.
The plane lands at 5:30 P.M.
We move to our new house in a month.
My big sister begins her summer job next week.

Exercise 1
Underline the verbs in the following sentences.

a) The children go to school by bus.
b) Bats sleep during the day.
c) These toys belong to Kathy.
d) Every pupil has a good dictionary.
e) Polar bears live at the North Pole.
f) Most children learn very fast.
g) Mr. Thomas teaches us science.
h) The earth goes around the sun.
i) We never cross the street without looking.
j) Many stores close on Sunday.

Exercise 2
Fill in the blanks with the simple present tense of the verbs in parentheses.

a) Winter ________ after autumn. (come)
b) A dog ________. (bark)
c) You ________ tired. (look)
d) Everyone ________ mistakes. (make)
e) Alison ________ in a department store. (work)
f) Jane ________ English very well. (speak)
g) Tim’s knee ________. (hurt)
h) Monkeys ________ bananas. (like)
i) Kate always ________ sandwiches for lunch.(eat) 
j) He ________ very fast. (type)

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  1. The exercises are great to studenets. The students can practice and remind vocabulary and grammar.

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