Present Simple Mixed Exercise 5

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 5

Complete these sentences by filling in the correct form of the verb in the present simple.
1.
The concert (to start) in an hour. (to be) you almost ready?
2.
This (to have) to be the best exercise ever! There (to be) so much variety.
3.
I usually (not, to watch) TV at night because I (not, can) sleep if I (to do).
4.
She always (to want) to help other people. She (to have) a true heart of gold.
5.
My friend (not, to want) to run a marathon. He absolutely (to hate) it.
6.
What (you, to like) to eat? I (not, to like) vegetables and I (to prefer) fast food.
7.
He (to download) a lot of films. I (not, to understand) why because you (can) stream almost everything.
8.
I regularly (to check) my phone to see if I (to have) new messages.
9.
We (not, to talk) that often, but it (to be) always nice when we (to do).
10.
I always (to bite) my nails when I (to be) stressed.

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