Present Simple Exercise 1

The present simple (or simple present) is a basic tense in English to talk about the present. You use this tense in the following situations:

  • Present state, how you feel
  • Timeless truths
  • Habits
  • Timetables (also in the future)
  • Short actions
  • Instructions

On this page, you have an exercise about forming this tense. There is also a video available about this tense below the exercise.

You can find the exercise below:

Present Simple Exercise 1

Complete these sentences by filling in the correct form of the verb in the present simple.
1.
My brother (to love) school.
2.
An elephant (to be) bigger than a mouse.
3.
The sun (to rise) in the East.
4.
I (to drink) water every day.
5.
My father always (to chop) wood during the winter months.
6.
Someone I (to know) smokes 20 cigarettes a day.
7.
He (to drink) way too much alcohol.
8.
My sister (to like) cats a lot.
9.
I (to hate) horses because they smell funny.
10.
Stone (to be) a hard material.

Present simple overview (video)

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