Exercise 2 present simple

(Practise your skills in using the present simple)

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

Use the verbs in brackets for filling the gaps with the correctly conjugated form in the present simple.

  • Example: “Maggie _____ tea.” (like) → “Maggie likes tea.”

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1. My mom very well. (cook)

2. Susie to go to the cinema. (want)

3. Every time I a problem with my computer, my brother me. (have, help)

4. We all to go swimming on the weekends. (like)

5. I know, I too much coffee. (drink)

6. Peter a lot of money because he to work every day. (save, walk)

7. We both that her story isn't true. (know)

8. My husband to Spain every weekend. (fly)

9. Alice and Sandra often jogging in the evenings. (go)

10. My friends a big house in France. (have)

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