Present Simple Tense

A. Fill in the blanks with the present simple forms of the verb ‘be’ – am, is or are.
My name

is

John. I ________ English. I __________ 18 years old. My father

___________ an engineer. My mother ____________ a doctor. They _________ 46 years
old. I have a sister. Her name __________ Anna. She ________ 18 years old, too. We
________ twins.

B. Read the dialogue. Fill in the blanks using the verb ‘be’ in the present simple tense.

John: I

am

cold, Anna. It _______ 5 o’clock. It _______ time for tea.

Anna: It _______ warm in the cafe. Come on!

Anna: This _____ great. Now we _______ warm.
John: I ______ hot!
Anna: You _____ hot because your drink ______ hot.
John: Of course. It _____ better to be hot than to be cold.

Takahashi Japanese 40 Teacher Name:_________________________________ Nationality: _____________________________ Age: __________________________________ Job: ___________________________________ 3. 1. Job: They are students. Carla Luigi Italian Italian 15 13 Student Student Name: Her name is Carla.present simple positive. His name is Luigi. YOU? Name: ___________________________ Nationality: _______________________ Age: ____________________________ Job: ____________________________ . Nationality: They are Italian. Write sentences using ‘be’ . Look at the pictures. Read the notes. Age: She is 15.C. 2. He is 13.

1. He arrive___ at school at 8:15. Complete the verbs using –s or –es. Katie bakes delicious cookies. He make____ his bed. Daniel and Jessica live in California. 6. Write what is Present Continuous Tense picture. 8. He eat____ a healthy breakfast. He pack____ his schoolbag. He wash____ his face. 7. 1. 10. Kevin’s Morning Routine – Every day. Change these sentences into questions using the present simple tense. ________________________________________ 6. happening in each . ________________________________________ 5. Mike likes to go camping. He get____ dressed. Emilia plays the guitar. 3. David Beckham comes from England. ________________________________________ 4. He drink____ a glass of orange juice. 2. 4. Put the verbs in the present continuous form. Kevin does these things. Paul likes dogs.D. _______________________________________ A. 9. ________________________________________ 3. He gets__ up at 6:30. 5. He brush___ his teeth. E. He catch____ the 7:30 bus. Does Emilia play the guitar? 2.

6. The baby/cry ________________________________________________ It/run _____________________________________________________ She/smell/a rose _____________________________________________ She/play/piano _______________________________________________ He/listen/a bird ______________________________________________ They/eat/ice cream ___________________________________________ They/dance __________________________________________________ B. 4. Complete the dialogue using the verbs in brackets ( ) in the present continuous tense. 3. 2. Angela C.1. 5. but he _____________ (get) better. Dear Melissa. Complete this postcard using the verbs in brackets ( ) in the present continuous tense. Lisa and Sue are on the phone. . We ______________ (make) a lot of new friends here. He ________________ (not/speak) English. He did not begin very well. so I think George ______________________ (practice) his Italian! We _________________ (improve) our tennis skills and we are ____________ (love) every minute of it! Talk to you soon. 8. 7. George _________________ (chat) with a boy named Michael at the moment. He/eat/apple He is eating an apple. George __________________ (learn) to swim in the hotel pool. We are enjoying (enjoy) our holiday very much.

at / school / or / you / are / studying / home / at ? ______________________________________________________________ 3. . _________________ (you/interrupt) me. you/ doing / at / the / moment ? What are you doing at the moment? 2. 5.___________________ (I/interrupt) you. I see 8. Sue: Well.__________________ (I/study) and I need to focus. are / sitting / you / where? ______________________________________________________________ 4. I don’t want you to think 9._____________________ (I/finish) English right now. Look at the picture and complete these sentences. Lisa: Oh.Lisa: Hi. I’m sorry. ok. Lisa: 2. but 10.__________________ (I/have) trouble with it. pencil / a / writing / you / pen / with / are / a / or? ______________________________________________________________ 5. Why don’t you call Julia? I think ______________ (she/study) for social studies at the moment. D. Sue! What are you doing? Sue: 1. are / you / grammar / practicising / what ? ______________________________________________________________ E. Thanks for understanding. 4. Use the present continuous forms of the words in brackets ( ).___________________(I/do) my homework. Sue: It’s ok. but I need to study for social studies. I will talk to you tomorrow._______________ (I/not/do) social studies at the moment. 1. Sue: No.____________________ (you/do) the social studies homework at the moment? 3. I’m busy right now. Lisa: My English grades are very high. working / you / how / are? ______________________________________________________________ 6. Write the words in the correct order to make questions.

She _____________________ (talk) to Steven. 2. 1. They ____________________ (speak) English. Write Comparative and Superlative Adjectives and superlative forms of the adjectives. A. 4.1. She _____________________ (talk) to her mother. Fast ____________________________ the comparative . 3. They ____________________ (speak) Turkish. Small ____________________________ 3. She ______is doing ____ (do) her homework. big – bigger – biggest 2. She _____________________ (watch) TV. She _____________________ (stand). She _____________________ (sit).

_________________________ .the most famous. Happy ___________________________ B. Wet ____________________________ 7. Write the missing words. Expensive . ________________ .________________________ C.________________________ . Tom: Have you seen the __newest_____ (newer/newest) James Bond film? Jerry: Yes. 2. Choose the correct comparative or superlative adjectives in brackets ( ). Jerry: Well. Old ____________________________ 9.more beautiful than . Dirty . Interesting – more interesting than – the most interesting. Famous .the most dangerous 5. Slow ____________________________ 5._________________________ 6. New ____________________________ 8.4.____________________ . Read the dialogue. 1. I think ‘Casino Royale’ is the ______________ (worse/worst) Bond . Dry ____________________________ 6. ________________ . it’s the _____________ (better/best) film I’ve ever seen! Tom: Really? I think ‘Casino Royale’ was ____________ (better/best) than this new film. 4. 3.the dirtiest. Sad ____________________________ 10.______________________ .

I think Mrs. She’s more _____________ than Miss Green.film they’ve ever made. . (bad/thing/eat) __________________________________________________________ E. Fill in the blanks with comparative and superlative adjectives of your choice. places. Write true sentences using the words in brackets ( ) and the names of people. (bad/film/see) __________________________________________________________ 3. Lauren: That’s true. Tom: Is ‘Casino Royale’ ___________(older/oldest) than ‘Goldfinger’? Jerry: No. D. and things. (old/person/meet) __________________________________________________________ 5. Rachel: Our science teacher is _______________. (cold/place/go (been) __________________________________________________________ 6. (good/book/read) __________________________________________________________ 4. Megan: I think Miss Green is the __best_______teacher in the school. White is ______________. (nice/friend/have) Alex is the nicest friend I have ever had. In fact. it isn’t. He’s the most ___________________ person I have ever met. 1. but Miss Green is more _________________. Rachel: Well. 2. I think ‘Goldfinger’ is the ___________( older/oldest) Bond film.

Black? He’s __________________ too. Black. .Lauren: You mean Mr. Rachel: Mr. Redding is more _________________________ than Mr.