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SIMPLE PRESENT

 
Complete the sentences.  Use these verbs:
 

boil

close

cost

cost

like

like

meet

open

speak

teach

wash

  1. Megan  four languages.
  2. Banks usually  at 9:00 in the morning.
  3. The Art Museum  at 5 o'clock in the afternoon.
  4. Isabel is a teacher.  She  mathematics to young children.
  5. My job is very interesting.  I  a lot of people.
  6. Peter  his hair every day. 
  7. Food is expensive.  It  a lot of money.
  8. Shoes are expensive.  They  a lot of money.
  9. Water  at 100 degrees Celsius.
  10. Julia and I are good friends.  I  her and she  me.

Write sentences from these words.  Put the verb in the right form.

  1. (always / early / Sue / arrive) 
  2. (Julia / parties / enjoy / always) 
  3. (work / Megan / hard / usually) 
  4. (Jenny / always / nice clothes / wear) 
  5. (dinner / we / have / always / at 6:30) 
  6. (television / Mario / watch / never) 
  7. (like / chocolate / children / usually) 
  8. (basketball / I / play / often / after work)  

Write negative sentences.

  1. I play the piano very well. 
  2. Susie plays the piano very well. 
  3. They know my phone number. 
  4. We work very hard. 
  5. He has a car. 
  6. You do the same thing every day. 

Complete the sentences.  All of them are negative.  use don't / doesn't + one of these verbs:

cost

go

know

read

see

use

wear

  1. I buy a newspaper every day, but sometimes I  it.
  2. Fernando has a car, but he  it very often.
  3. They like films, but they  to the movies very often.
  4. Amanda is married, but she  a ring.
  5. I  much about science.  I'm not interested in it.
  6. It's not an expensive hotel.  It  much to stay there.
  7. Brian lives near us, but we  him very often.

Put the verb in the correct form, affirmative or negative.

  1. Megan  four languages: English, Japanese, Arabic, and Spanish.  (speak)
  2. I  my job.  It's very boring.  (like)
  3. "Where's Mark?"  "I'm sorry.  I  him."  (know)
  4. Sue is a very quiet person.  She very much.  (talk)
  5. Jim  a lot of coffee.  It's his favorite drink.  (drink)
  6. It's not true!  I  it!  (believe)
  7. That's a very beautiful picture.  I  it very much.  (like)
  8. Mark is a vegetarian.  He  meat.  (eat)

Write questions with Do...? and Does...?

  1. I like chocolate.  How about you? 
  2. I play tennis.  How about you? 
  3. Paulo plays tennis.  How about Lucia?  
  4. You live near here.  How about your friends?  
  5. You speak English.  How about your brother?  
  6. I do yoga every morning.  How about you? 
  7. Sue often travels on business.  How about Paul?  
  8. I want to be famous.  How about you? 
  9. You work hard.  How about Nicole?