Present Simple Mixed Exercise 3

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 3

Complete these sentences by filling in the correct form of the verb in the present simple.
1.
Who (to be) always late and what (that person, to do) to be late?
2.
They often (to go) to the store before they (to order) their food online.
3.
(he, to like) to be alone? He (to seem) to enjoy spending time on his own.
4.
We (not, to read) books. We (to prefer) watching films.
5.
Films (to be) much more enjoyable because you (not, to have) to think as hard.
6.
Salespeople always (to try) to trick me into buying things I (not, to need).
7.
He (to run) almost as fast as Usain Bolt.
8.
(you, often, to go) to the store alone? Not really because I (to be) scared of being lost.
9.
(he, to like) to learn English? Definitely! He (to like) it a lot more than French.
10.
Where (you, to live)?

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