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Present Simple

When should I use the present simple tense? The present simple tense is used to describe how often we do things. As a result, it is often used with adverbs of frequency. For example: I often play basketball on the weekend. Sometimes Alice eats oatmeal for breakfast. Bob always comes home from work before seven o'clock. How is the present simple tense formed? The present simple tense is formed like this: I/we/you/they drive/eat/go He/She/It drives/eats/goes As seen above, some verbs need -es instead of -s. How is the present simple tense used in questions? Do I/we/you/they play football? Does he/she/it like to eat vegetables? How do I use the present simple tense in a negative sentence? I/we/you/they don't go to work on Saturday. He/She/It doesn't run fast.

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Here is a worksheet to practice present simple tense. Students will practice forming the present simple tense with regular and irregular verbs. This worksheet is suitable for Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, and Grade 8.

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