Present Simple Mixed 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 positive sentences, negative sentences, and questions in the present simple. There is also a video available about this tense below the exercise.

You can find the exercise below:

Present Simple Mixed Exercise 1

Complete these sentences by filling in the correct form of the verb in the present simple.
1.
I (never, to walk) to school because it (to be) way too dangerous.
2.
Please (to tell) me what she (to like) so I (to know) what to get her for her birthday.
3.
How (to feel)? You (to look) pale.
4.
His boss (to drink) a lot of whisky at work.
5.
We (to give) money to poor people.
6.
They usually (to work) well together because they (to be) brothers.
7.
His bed (to make) weird sounds when he (to get up) in the morning.
8.
(he, to like) chocolate? No, he (to prefer) marzipan.
9.
When (your train, to leave) the station? Oh, it (to leave) in 10 minutes.
10.
I never (to mow) the lawn on a Sunday. I always (to do) it on a Saturday.

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