Ainimai

Verbs – Present Simple

Explanation:

….TO BE………………………………………….TO DO

I AM John                                         I LIVE in Donosti
I AM NOT a girl                                I DON´T LIVE in Paris
AM I a boy?                                      DO I LIVE in Spain?

She/ he IS John                                She/he LIVES in Donosti
He ISN’T a girl                                  She DOESN’T LIVE in Paris
IS he a boy?                                      DOES she LIVE in Spain?

You/they/we ARE John                   You/they/we LIVE in Donosti
You AREN´T a girl                          You DON´T LIVE in Paris
ARE you a boy?                                DO you LIVE in Spain?

Exercises:

1) Complete the exercise (affirmative, negative, question).

He is a dentist.                                           They are Spanish.
He ___________ a dentist.                           They ___________ Spanish.
___________ he a dentist?                           ___________ they Spanish?

I am tall.                                                    We are doctors.
I ___________ tall.                                       We ___________ doctors.
___________ I tall?                                      ___________ we doctors?

We like playing tennis.                             She plays computer games.
We ______________ playing tennis.            She ______________ computer games?
___________________ playing tennis?         ___________________ computer games?

I do sport.                                                 They listen to music.
I ______________ sport.                              They ______________ to music.
___________________ I do sport?                ___________________ to music?

He ___________ football.                            I ___________ a teacher.
He ______________ football.                       I ______________ a teacher.
Does he play football?                             Am I a teacher?

She ___________ young.                             We ___________ TV.
She ______________ young.                        We ______________ TV.
Is she young?                                             Do we watch TV?

 

2) Complete the gaps with the appropriate form of the verb to be.

My name ___________ (affirmative form) ___________ (negative form)  James.

Mary ___________ (affirmative form) ___________ (negative form) a secretary.

John and Lucy ___________ (affirmative form) ___________ (negative form) at school.

I ___________ (affirmative form) ___________ (negative form) a student.

The boys ___________ (affirmative form) ___________ (negative form) in the garden.

He ___________ (affirmative form) ___________ (negative form) a lawyer.

Susie ___________ (affirmative form) ___________ (negative form) a housewife.

They ___________ (affirmative form) ___________ (negative form)  my friends.

You ___________ (affirmative form) ___________ (negative form) a student.

 

 

3) Complete the gaps with the verbs in brackets.

My brother ___________ (like) Christmas. He ___________ (not go) to school and he ___________ (stay) at home everyday. I ___________ (like) Christmas too, but I ___________ (work) everyday. Anyway, we ___________ (spend) some time together. My parents ___________ (not have) holidays, but they ___________ (go) for a walk everyday. My dad ___________ (not work) on Sundays and Saturdays. He ___________ (like) his job.

4) Form the questions:

John is writing a letter.

Is John writing a letter?

She is walking home from school.

_______________________________________?

The children are sitting in the garden.

_______________________________________?

Peter runs with his dog on Sundays.

_______________________________________?

They go to work by bus.

_______________________________________?

Jenny isn’t sleeping late today.

_______________________________________?

We are going to the cinema.

_______________________________________?

I am going now.

_______________________________________?

 

 

5) Choose the correct answer.

Are you married?

a) Yes, I do.
b) Yes, I am.

Do you have any brothers or sisters?
a) I have two sons.
b) I have two brothers.

Is he your father?
a) No, he isn’t.
b) No, he don’t.

What does your wife do?
a) She’s a housewife.
b) Yes, she is.

Do you live with your family?
a) No, I’m not.
b) No, I don’t.

Do you have a daughter?
a) Yes, I do.
b) Yes, she is.

Is this your cousin?
a) Yes, he is.
b) Yes, I am.

Where is your uncle?
a) He’s with my aunt.
b) He’s not.

Do you have a dog?
a) Yes, we do.
b) No, he doesn’t.

Does your mother work?
a) No, she’s a housewife.
b) Yes, she is.

 

6) Form questions from the given words:

class / in /your / is / John

__________________________________________________?

apple / your / is / this

__________________________________________________?

name / you / is / Josephine

__________________________________________________?

are / old / comics / the

__________________________________________________?

is / Charlie / you / class / in

__________________________________________________?

your / blue / sandwich box / is

__________________________________________________?

German / they / are

__________________________________________________?

happy / are / you

__________________________________________________?

is / red / chair / the

__________________________________________________?

late / am / I

__________________________________________________?

are / clever / the kids

__________________________________________________?

 

7) Complete the sentences: Use the long and the short form.

– Long form: DOES NOT / ARE NOT / IS NOT / AM NOT

– Short form: DOESN’T / AREN’T /  ISN’T / ‘M NOT

Tom doesn’t / does not collect stamps. (Tom + negative + collect)

­_____________________________ songs in the bathroom. (You + negative + sing)

_____________________________ in the garden. (Julie + negative + work)

____________________________  at home. (I + negative + sit)

_____________________________ the windows. (Tina and Kate + affirmative + open)

____________________________  a tennis player. (My brother + affirmative + to be)

____________________________  French. (Adam + negative + speak)

____________________________  French. (Adam + negative + to be)

____________________________  lemonade. (His sister + affirmative + like)

____________________________  to music. (We + negative + listen)

____________________________  musician. (We + negative + to be)

____________________________  the car everyday. (My father + affirmative + clean)

____________________________  an artist. (I + negative + to be)

____________________________  in the lake. (They + affirmative + swim)

____________________________  in Japan. (My friend + affirmative + born)

 

 

8 ) Choose the correct option.

I don’t stay / doesn’t stay at home.

We don’t wash / doesn’t wash the family car.

Sarah aren’t / isn’t a good friend.

My dog is / are / am beautiful.

Charlie like / likes playing table-tennis.

It are / is / am my best friend.

Doris don’t do / doesn’t do her homework.

They goes / go to bed at 8.30 pm.

Kevin don’t open / doesn’t open his workbook.

I are / am / is the best.

Our hamster don’t eat / doesn’t eat apples.

You are / am / is my friend.

We am not / isn’t / aren’t lucky.

Max, Frank and Steve don’t skate / doesn’t skate in the street.

 

9) Rewrite the sentence in the negative form.

The girls are outside. —————> The girls aren’t outside.

She knows the answer. ———–> She doesn’t know the answer.

We live in a small house. ———-> _______________________________________

I have coffee for breakfast. ——–> _______________________________________

Water boils at 90ºC. ————–> _______________________________________

My brother works in a café. ——–> _______________________________________

Marie and Helen do judo. ———> _______________________________________

They are English. —————-> _______________________________________

I am very happy. —————–> ______________________________________

The dog always barks. ————> _______________________________________

My cat is very dangerous. ———> _______________________________________

I remember Bill quite well. ——–> _______________________________________

Kate can sing alone. ————-> _______________________________________

We are always bad. ————–> _______________________________________


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