Exercise 1

Underline the verbs in the following sentences.

  1. The children go to school by bus.
  2. Bats sleep during the day.
  3. These toys belong to Kathy.
  4. Every pupil has a good dictionary.
  5. Polar bears live at the North Pole.
  6. Most children learn very fast.
  7. Mr. Thomas teaches us science.
  8. The earth goes around the sun.
  9. We never cross the street without looking.
  10. Many stores close on Sunday.

Exercise 2

Fill in the blanks with the simple present tense of the verbs in parentheses.

  1. Winter ________ after autumn. (come)
  2. A dog ________. (bark)
  3. You ________ tired. (look)
  4. Everyone ________ mistakes. (make)
  5. Ali ________ in a department store. (work)
  6. Judy ________ English very well. (speak)
  7. Tim’s knee ________. (hurt)
  8. Monkeys ________ bananas. (like)
  9. Kate always ________ sandwiches for lunch. (eat)
  10. He ________ very fast. (type)


Exercises: Verb and Tenses

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