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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #15: Present simple
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    Present simple

    Present Simple

    - What time do you wake up?
    - I wake up at 9.30 am

    Main uses: permanent situations, regular habits and daily routine; feelings

    Syntax: In the positive form, add an 's' to the base form:

    I wake up
    You wake up
    He/She/It wakeS up
    We wake up
    You wake up
    They wake up

    If the verb ends in -y preceded by a consonant, change the -y to -ies : she studies

    If the verb ends in -o : she goes

    Negative:Conjugate 'do' + not (don't and doesn't) + the base form of the verb to make negatives.
    I don't wake up at 9.30 am
    She doesn't wake up at 9.30 am

    Question: Conjugate 'do' (do or does) + the base form of the verb in question forms.
    Do you wake up at 9.30?
    Does she wake up at 9.30?


    Do you wake up at 9.30 ?

    Long answer: Yes, I wake up at 9.30 No, I don't wake up at 9.30
    Short answer: Yes, I do. No, I don't.

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    1. The cinema (close) at 7pm.

    2. They (not/think) you should buy this dress.

    3. We usually (take) a taxi to go to work.

    4. How often (you/go) to the swimming pool?

    5. Courses (begin) on the third of September.

    6. When (he/arrive) home in the evenings?

    7. She (not/live) in Washington, but in New York.

    8. He (get up) early on Mondays.

    9. I (not/believe) in witches.

    10. The Sun's rays (take) eight minutes to reach the Earth.

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