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The simple present in English is used to speak of habitual things and customs that

are practiced, I eat for example: to sing, to dance, to eat, to laugh, to cry, to sleep,
to study, etc.

We should also take into account that when it is third people (He, She, It) the verbs
have to be finished with "s" or "it is" this varies according to the verb that is.


Subject + Verb + Complement


1.-I work with my father in the newspaper 2.- You sing very well

3.- He swims for the Olimpycs

4.- She cooks for her son

5.- It lives in the jungle

6.- We travel only in christmas

7. - You apply the correct methods

8.- They sing in a rock band


Subject + dont / doesnt + verb + complement

1.- I don't play in the house

2.- You don't play in the house

3.- He doesn't play in the house

4.- She doesn't play in the house

5.- It doesn't play in the house

6.- We don't play in the house

7.- You don't play in the house

8.- They don't play in the house


Do/ does + subject + verb + complement?

1.- Do you like music in the rock?

2.- Does he speak English?

3.- Why do you like music?

4.- Does when do you come back?


1. - Write sentences. Match 15 with af and use the correct form of the
verbs in the box

Ask do play read speak watch

1. - People in the UK a) her homework every day

2. - My favorite group b) films

3. - At the library, I c) English

4. - At the cinema, he d) books

5. - The teacher f) the students questions

6. - The good student e) reggae music.

1.- People in the UK speak English.______________________________

2 ________________________________________________________________

3 ________________________________________________________________

4 ________________________________________________________________

5 ________________________________________________________________

2. Complete the conversation with the verbs. Put them in the present simple.

Sarah: (1) __________________ (you / like) your school?

Dan: Yes, its OK. We (2) __________________ (do) a lot of sport.

Sarah: (3) What __________________ (you / play)?

Dan: Football, and sometimes basketball. I usually (4) _________________(play)
football at lunchtime with Tom and Jason.

Sarah: Are they in your class?

Dan: Yes, but we (5) __________________ (not / work) in the same groups for
science and maths. Tom is in a different science group and Jason
(6) __________________ (not / study) maths with Tom and me. Hes in a special
group because hes very good at maths.

Sarah: Is Tom very good at science?

Dan: No, he isnt! He (7) __________________ (not / like) science. He__________
(8)__________________ (like) literature. Jason and I (9) __________________
(help) him. With his science homework sometimes.
Sarah: (10) __________________ (Tom / help) you with your homework?
Dan: Yes, sometimes. Im not good at literature or languages.
3. - Complete the sentences with dont or doesnt.

Example: He doesnt play cricket.____________________

1. - You __________________________________________ speak good English.
2. - Sara ___________________________________________ study art at school.
3. - We _________________________________________________ teach music.
4. - Tom _______________________________________________ live in Madrid.
5. - I __________________________________________________ know that girl.
6. - The dog ________________________________________________ like cats!

4. - Complete the questions with the correct word.

Example: Do we walk to school? (he / we)

1. - Does ____________________________________ study art? (She / they)

2. - Do _______________________________________ live in this city? (He / you)

3. - Does ______________________________________ like reggae? (You / he)

4. - Does _______________________ play football? (Your brother / your brothers)

5. - Do _________________________ speak in class? (The student / the students)