Present Simple Exercise 2

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 2

Complete these sentences by filling in the correct form of the verb in the present simple.
1.
My mother (to drink) tea every day.
2.
The mayor (to promise) many things for the city.
3.
ABBA (to be) a famous Swedish band.
4.
I always (to forget) what I was supposed to do.
5.
My plane for Ibiza (to leave) at 8am.
6.
My grandmother always (to make) pancakes when I visit her on Saturday.
7.
(to take) your books so we can begin today's class!
8.
He often (to take) the train to visit his girlfriend in Brussels.
9.
The concert (to start) at 7pm.
10.
(to open) the window, please!

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