Category Archives: The Simple Present Tense

Some/Any & The Simple Present Tense: Mixed exercise

By | December 26, 2014

Instruction: The following is a story about Betty. Complete the sentences with some/any or the approppriate form of the verb in the brackets. Every Sunday morning Betty … (go) to the market. She (go) … there with … (some/any) of her brothers. She … (not, want) to go there alone. She often … (see) … (some/any) girls in… Read More »

The Simple Present Tense: Exercise 4

By | December 15, 2014

Instruction: Decide whether you should use do, does, is, am, or are. In some cases, you don’t need to use any of those words. Example: I … not a teacher. I am not a teacher. 1. Ani … not like the color of the room. 2. The boys … the best friends I’ve ever had. 3. … you… Read More »

The Simple Present Tense: Execise 3

By | November 11, 2014

Instruction: Arrange the words into a good sentence (affirmative or positive, negative, or interrogative). You can a word or words if necessary. Example: live / dormitory /you / in / a (?) Do you live in a dormitory? 1. English / at / university / he / the / teaches (+) 2. Indonesia / grow / paddy /… Read More »

The Simple Present Tense: Exercise 2

By | November 11, 2014

Instruction: Make each sentence into negative by using DO NOT or DOES NOT. Substitute the subject with a corresponding pronoun. Example: Andy visits his grandfather every month. a. Andy does not visit his grandfather every month. b. He does not visit his grandfather every month. c. He doesn’t visit his grandfather every month. 1. His father works for… Read More »

The Simple Present Tense: Exercise 1

By | November 11, 2014

Instruction: Substitute the subject of each of the following sentences with the word or words in parentheses. Remove the ‘s’ or ‘es’ from the verb where necessary. Add an ‘s’ or ‘es’ to the verb where necessary. Example: The man works at the university. (the woman) The woman works at the university. 1. The boys go to school… Read More »

The Simple Present Tense

By | November 10, 2014

Sobat pembaca semua. Kali ini saya ingin membahas salah satu tense yang sering dipakai dalam bahasa Inggris lisan maupun tertulis, yakni Simple Present Tense. Tense ini digunakan untuk menjelaskan: 1. sesuatu yang terjadi/yang dilakukan secara teratur/reguler. Jika sobat pembaca ingin bercerita tentang sesuatu yang terjadi/dilakukan setiap hari, setiap minggu, setiap bulan, sekali seminggu, dua kali sebulan, dan seterusnya,… Read More »