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The present simple

Downloadable worksheets:
"My daily routine" - The 1st 45-minute-lesson (of 2) -- Reading leading to writing for Elementary and Lower intermediate st.
Level: elementary
Age: 9-12
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Daily Routines - The Present Simple
Level: elementary
Age: 10-14
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WHO IS THE BURGLAR? - 30 Conversation Cards - Role play - Class and Group Speaking
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
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Level: elementary
Age: 10-12
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Writing Series (19) - My Daily Routine - 2nd lesson of 45 minutes on the topic for Upper Elementary and Lower Intermediate st.
Level: elementary
Age: 9-11
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Level: elementary
Age: 12-14
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1. Fill in the gaps with a suitable verb in the affirmative:

a) We usually (study) English in the afternoon.
b) My younger sister (memorize) all the grammar rules before an exam.
c) I always (revise) before an exam.
d) If Jane (have) time, she'll help me with my homework.
e) Alex (do) his homework every afternoon.
f) Our teacher (give) us a lot of homework.
g) I (need) to write the vocabulary in order to remember it.
h) My older sister (watch) films in English!
i) They (go) to the sports centre once a week.
j) Our mother usually (make) our beds before going to work.
k) Sandra (ask) the teacher all her doubts.

2. Fill in the gaps with a suitable verb in the affirmative or negative:

a) Jane (do) her homework and the teacher usually (get) angry with her.
b) I'm sorry, I (know) the answer to that question.
c) Mary (say) that English is an easy language. I (agree) with her, because I find it very difficult!
d) We (speak) English with other people outside the class, and we should do it.
e) Our teacher (ask) us to memorize the grammar rules, but we (do) it and our grades are not good.
f) I (think) we should do more drills in class.
g) We never (use) the dictionary in class because we (bring) it.
h) Our classroom (have) all the modern technologies: a computer, a whiteboard and laptops for all the students.
i) I (read) many novels in English because I (love) reading. My sister, on the other hand, (read) anything in English because she (like) learning foreign languages.

3. Change the following sentences into the interrogative:

a) Mark works for a foreign company.
b) You don't usually speak English outside your classroom.
c) The teacher says that English is easy.
d) You don't like maths.
e) Gregg thinks we should revise before the test.
f) Our school opens its doors at 8:30.
g) James' parents allow him to stay up late.

4. Change the following sentences into the affirmative:

a) I don't usually drink cola after seven. .
b) Jane doesn't get up early on Mondays. .
c) We don't understand Japanese. .
d) Our teacher doesn't bring her book to class. .
e) They don't finish their homework very quickly.

Good luck!