ESL Grammar Exercises

Introduction to Present Tense

 
This ESL grammar worksheet introduces students to the present tense, which is used to talk about things that always happen, things that are always true, or habits.

click here to download this English grammar exercise (FREE!)

 

Present Tense (1)

 

We use the Present Tense to talk about things that always happen, or habits.

 

· I go to school at 7:00.

· Lizards climb on the walls.

 

 

Also, we use the present tense to talk about things that are always true, or facts.

 

· The sun rises in the east.

· Flowers need water to live.

 

 

*In the Present Tense, if the subject is He, She, or It, you must add –s to the verb.

 

· Wrong: Daniel eat dinner at 7:00. (x)

· Right: Daniel eats dinner at 7:00.

 

 

Fix the mistakes in the following sentences:

 

 

1. Julie like to play baseball.

 

__________________________________________

 

 

2. My friend lend me a pencil every day.

 

__________________________________________

 

 

3. They are walk to school every morning.

 

__________________________________________

 

 

4. The baby cry when he is hungry.

 

__________________________________________

Back to English Grammar Exercises

Stickyball Home: ESL Resources for Teachers

Copyright 2012. Joomla 2.5 templates free.