Simple Present (Present Simple)

Simple Present (Present Simple)


1-The Form of The Simple Present Tense English:



Affirmative


Interrogative

Negative

I work


Do I work?

don’t work

He works


Does he work?


He doesn’t work

She works


Does she work?


She doesn’t work

It works


Does it work?

It doesn’t work

You work


Do you work?

You don’t work

We work


Do we work?

We don’t work

They work


Do they work?

They don’t work


2-The Uses of The Simple Present Tense English:

- Use Simple Present for facts and habits that always true , never change


3-The Simple Present Examples:



a- To talk about facts :



-I like soda



-I live in Japan



-It rains a lot here


b- To talk about habits :



-She drives fast

-I go out every Saturday


c- To talk about job :



-My father works as a teacher



d- To Talk about a general truth

- Water boils at 100 c



3-Single Words of The Simple Present Tense English:

a-These words tell you that you use the present simple :

Always – usually – never – seldom – often – sometimes



b-We can also find other phrases like :



Every week – every day – every year - After work – on Mondays


See Also :

Past Progressive / Continuous

Present Perfect Simple

Present Perfect Progressive / Continuous

Past Perfect Simple

👉 Simple Present Tense Exercises:


Exercise 1 Simple Present Tense -Grammar Tests :



  1. Sarah -------- to the school

    go
    goes
  2. Laila and her sister -------------the dishes

  3. washes
    wash
  4. I----------ice cream so much.

  5. Like
    to like
  6. Camila never-------jacket .

  7. wear
    wears
  8. My brother ----------- fast

  9. drives
    drive
  10. It ------- a lot here

  11. rains
    rain
  12. I -------out every Sunday

  13. go
    goes
  14. My father --------as a fireman

  15. work
    works
  16. They sometimes -------- novels.

  17. read
    reads
  18. My sister never ------- to rock music.

  19. listens
    listen




Exercise 2 : Simple Present Tenses - Find The Signal Words For Simple Present 



  1. Which is not a signal word for simple present?

  2. work
     then
  3. Which is a signal word for simple present?

  4. Last sunday
    often
  5. Which is not a signal word for simple present?

  6. never
    already
  7. Which is a signal word for simple present?

  8.  every sunday
    last sunday
  9. Which is a signal word for simple present?

  10. sometimes
    next day

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