Simple Present

TheSimple Present is a form of the verb that shows the action or state happens in the present.
For example: Lisa dances every day.

Simple Present Story 2

Simple Present Story 2

Who are they? Where are they? What do they do?

Stacy is a singer. She loves to sing. She is in a band. She sings in the band. She is the lead singer. Sometimes she plays the piano.

Chad is Stacy's boyfriend. He is also in the band. He stands next to Stacy. He plays the electric guitar. Sometimes Chad sings with Stacy.

Dean is Chad and Stacy's friend. He is also in the band. He stands next to Chad. He plays bass guitar. Dean does not sing. He does not like to sing.

The band practices three times a week. They mostly perform at nightclubs. Sometimes they sing at weddings. They are a very good band.

Exercises

A. Answer the following questions. Use the Simple Present tense.

1. What does Stacy do in the band? How does Stacy feel about singing?

Answer:

2. Who is Chad? What instrument does Chad play in the band?

Answer:

3. Who is Dean? Where does the band mostly perform?

Answer:

B. Rewrite the following sentences as negative sentences, yes/no questions, WH-questions (using the underlined word) and tag questions.


Examples for the sentence "Jack sweeps the floor."


Negative: Jack does not sweep the floor.

Yes/No Question: Does Jack sweep the floor?

WH-Question: Who sweeps the floor?

Tag Question: Jack sweeps the floor, doesn't he?



 

 

 

1. She sings in the band.

Negative:

Yes/No Question:

WH-Question:

Tag Question:


2. He stands next to Stacy.

Negative:

Yes/No Question:

WH-Question:

Tag Question:


3. He plays bass guitar.

Negative:

Yes/No Question:

WH-Question:

Tag Question:

C. Rewrite the story using contractions.

Stacy is a singer. She loves to sing. She's in a band. She sings in the band. She's the lead singer. Sometimes she plays the piano.

Chad is Stacy's boyfriend. He's also in the band. He stands next to Stacy. He plays the electric guitar. Sometimes Chad sings with Stacy.

Dean is Chad and Stacy's friend. He's also in the band. He stands next to Chad. He plays bass guitar. Dean doesn't sing. He doesn't like to sing.

The band practices three times a week. They mostly perform at nightclubs. Sometimes they sing at weddings. They're a very good band.