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Present Simple

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Present Simple
1. Form questions in the Present Simple
         e.g. you / like / pizza? > Do you like pizza?
you / often / go / to the cinema?
what / David / usually / do?
what time / the film / start?
be / Sarah / from the USA? 
can / he / speak Japanese?
you and your friend / go / to the cinema?
they / be / good at swimming
Mike and Chris / live / together?
2. Order the words to make meaningful sentences.
         e.g. stays / every / late / Tim / up /Sunday . > Tim stays up late every Sunday.
friends / often / out / I / with / go /my .
eating / Mary / not /like / Chinese / does / food . 
your / band / know / do / friends / this ?
camping /  go / do / in / summer / you / the ?
does / Frank / driving / like / not .
3. Fill the gaps with the correct form of the verbs in the Present Simple.
         have        realize          think          be        leave           try          decide          leave          star           send           go

Patricia Denning in a sad movie about ambition and heartbreak.

When Cecilia college in Texas, she everything: a wonderful boyfriend, Carl, an interesting job and an expensive house in a pretty town. Her life is perfect. Even her black Labrador dog, Perky, a star: he wins the local dog competition and Hollywood wants to put him in a movie.

Cecilia to Hollywood with him and her boyfriend alone back home. When the studio fires Perky, Cecilia to stay in Hollywood and tries to get other movie roles for her beautiful dog.

Carl gives Cecilia an ultimatum: come home and stop behaving crazily, or stay there forever. Cecilia decides to stay in Hollywood and wants to become an actress herself. She Perky back to Texas and starts an acting course. After six months, Cecilia she can't act and she misses home, but it's too late. Carl has found another girlfriend. Cecilia to win him back, and also discovers a lot about herself on her long journey.

This is a very sad movie, which makes you about what we want from life. Patricia Denning is very convincing as Cecilia, but the star of the movie is gorgeous Perky, the black Labrador who steals our hearts. Black Hollywood is in cinemas from next week.

4. Do we use the Present Simple to talk about .....? Tick all the right answers.
habits, things that we often do
future arrangements
habits in the past
general truths
permanent, long lasing situations
temporary situations
things happening right now 
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