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G.5.1 - Simple Present

Verbs we use in the morning

Average: 3.5 (14 votes)

What's your morning routine? If you are not a 'morning person', waking up and getting ready for work/school can be a real challenge. Perhaps you are an 'early bird', a person who feels better and has more energy in the morning. If so, getting ready to face the day is no problem!

Read through the text and choose the correct missing verbs.

Present Simple Tense Sentence Construction

Average: 3.3 (12 votes)

The Present Simple is learned when we first begin to study English and is used all the time.

Remember that for I/you/we/they the verb doesn't change but for he/she/it you add an 's' on the end!

For example: (never/Shawn/soccer/play/at school) = Shawn never plays soccer at school.

Review Simple Present Tense

Average: 3.6 (11 votes)

The Present Simple is learned when we first begin to study English and is used all the time.

Remember that for I/you/we/they the verb doesn't change but for he/she/it you add an s on the end!

For example:

"I buy a newspaper every Sunday."
"Sally buys a newspaper every Sunday."

Simple Present Tense Negative

Average: 3.7 (157 votes)

The Present Simple is learned when we first begin to study English and is used all the time.

It is important to know how to make negative sentences in the Present Simple.

For example:

Positive: Jack eats ice-cream every day.
Negative: Jack doesn’t eat ice-cream every day.

Try to make these sentences negative:

Present Simple - Beginner Level

Average: 3.9 (119 votes)

Present simple is mostly used for our routines and can be a little confusing. The biggest mistake that students make with this grammar point is using it correctly with the pronouns he/she/itLet me explain:

He / she / it + present simple + 's' or 'es'

Present Continuous or Present Simple? Pre-Intermediate

Average: 2.7 (22 votes)

Today's lesson is by Caroline

What is the difference between these two tenses and when do we use each one? Here's a brief explanation of present simple and present continuous as well as a quick test to see how much you remember!

Present Simple and Present Continuous

Average: 3.6 (11 votes)

Frequency adverbs

Average: 3.5 (26 votes)

Frequency adverbs show how often something happens. They usually come before the main verb in a sentence: "I sometimes cook Italian food."

he, she, it → one "s" in the Present Simple

Average: 3.8 (15 votes)

Carefully read through the four choices for each question and choose the sentence with the correct grammar. Good luck!

Today's lesson is from Milli Kubach, EC Cape Town English language school.

 Present Simple and Present Continuous

Crazy Christmas - Elementary/Pre-Intermediate

Average: 3.6 (14 votes)

Today's lesson is from Amy Whiting, EC Cape Town English language school.

Present Simple is used to talk about routines and habits, it uses the form Subject + Verb
Example: We eat turkey at Christmas time