Exercise 1 present simple

(Practise your skills in using the present simple)

Present simple – cloze test (difficulty: 2 of 5 – rather easy)

Choose a suitable verb from the list for each sentence and fill the gaps with the correctly conjugated form in the present simple.

  • Example: “Peter often _____ in the garden.” (play) → “Peter often plays in the garden.”

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eat – jump – be – like – go – leave – write – sleep – know – close
  1. The water very cold.
  2. A monkey from tree to tree.
  3. Sue letters every day.
  4. The train at four o’clock.
  5. He a lot about computers.
  6. Jim three eggs every morning.
  7. We always shopping on Saturdays.
  8. Tom golf.
  9. The store at six o’clock.
  10. My sister never in the afternoon.

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