Present Simple – Part 1

Learn English Verbs - Present Simple

My sister works in a hospital.

Use the present simple to talk about things that you do regularly – or things that are true in general.

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With many verbs, add -s to the verb with he, she, and it:

 

I / You / We / They work
He / She / It works

 
Examples:

  • work in a bank.
  • He works at the university.
  • We work every day.
  • My sister works in a hospital.

Special Case 1

Verbs that end in consonant + -y, we remove the -y and add -ies.

  • study English.
  • Maria studies English.

Other verbs in this category: cry, flytry

Special Case 2

For verbs that end in -o, -sh, -s, -ss, -ch, -x, we add -es.

  • They go to English class on Wednesday.
  • She goes to cooking class on Saturday.
  • She gos to cooking class on Saturday.

Other verbs in this category: watchkissteach


Present Simple Quiz 1

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Question 1
My brother _______ to college in New York.
A
goes
B
go
C
gos
Question 2
I ___________ to play tennis.
A
like
B
likes
C
like's
Question 3
My friends ____________ to school every day.
A
walk
B
walks
C
walkes
Question 4
Peter _________ to the news on the radio.
A
listens
B
listen
C
listenes
Question 5
Clara and Robert _____________ English at night.
A
study
B
studies
C
studys
Question 6
The baby __________ when he is hungry.
A
cries
B
cry
C
crys
Question 7
Your apartment __________ very nice!
A
looks
B
look
C
look's
Question 8
We _________ our house every Sunday.
A
clean
B
cleans
C
cleanes
Question 9
Joe ________ two big, black dogs.
A
has
B
have
C
haves
Question 10
Karen and Susan ___________ teachers.
A
are
B
is
C
am
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