Hi, is it possible to say Present simple and past simple in one sentence? Present simple questions 2. The magician did his trick very well Can I use both? Then, Could you please explain to me why the present simple is used in talking about the Past? My queries are: (a) Does this only refer to something that is definitely true at the present moment, or does it also include things which we think are true? 3. On Sundays we sometimes go to a restaurant LilyLinSZ replied on 2 October, 2020 - 14:10 Hong Kong, SAR of China, I would like to know why the future simple is used instead of the present simple in the following sentences. Will is not a tense, but rather a modal verb like might, should, may and so on. We sometimes use the present simple to talk about the past when we are: I was walking down the street the other day when suddenly this man comes up to me and tells me he has lost his wallet and asks me to lend him some money. GapFillTyping_MTYyNjc= Present simple questions 3. they have already happened). FREE Download. 8. I have got a problem with my homework 9. (c) Other examples that i can think of to support the second point i made above are: ". 2. Do you live in Glasgow? Light travels at almost 300,000 kilometres per second. Word order worksheets and online activities. For example “your presentation was great. 3. Mrs Clare doesn’t teach me but she teaches my sister. One of the use of the simple present tense, as mentioned in the article above, is to express "something that is true in the present". Level: intermediate Age: 14-100 Author:T.Bouabdellah Fullscreen He won't come unless you ask him. Present Simple Statements - Word Order 10 statement sentences with 'Present Simple' verbs; with ANSWER KEY Write the sentences in the correct order. If This is a worksheet designed to practice making questions in the Present Simple. the website where English Language teachers exchange resources: 1. the presumption will not apply to overseas companies. This is a worksheet designed to practice making questions in the Present Simple. The train leaves at 19.45 this evening. You're right in thinking that the present simple could be used here. We use do and does to make questions with the present simple. Our collection is growing every day with the help of many teachers. I just want to emphasise that the present simple is used to talk about the past for these specific conversational actions: telling or summarising a story. Martha does what she wants. I don't play the piano but I play the guitar. Kevin Directions: Rewrite these sentences again with the words in parentheses. 6. The United Kingdom's international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. Am I right to use the simple present tense for the above examples? ReorderingHorizontal_MTYyNjg= Present simple questions 4. Take a tour now! No one tells her what to do.". Can you tell Cindy that I have found her necklace When will this show end? There is a new cinema near our school Or 10. But questions with who often don't use do or does: Who lives in London?Who plays football at the weekend?Who works at Liverpool City Hospital? ( ) 1. Where do you live?Does Jack play football? ', DaniWeebKage replied on 15 October, 2020 - 11:34 Australia. Welcome to I'll talk to John when I see him. The story events are, of course, past events (i.e. By the way, the term 'future simple' is not one we generally use. Jonathan R replied on 16 October, 2020 - 03:41 United Kingdom. Two months ago, we went to the circus with my parents It is similar to asking 'What time is the show supposed to/meant to finish? GapFillTyping_MTYyNjk= Present simple negatives. He lives in London. Essentially, what i mean by my examples above is that these are things which are true in the present (i.e. We use doesn't for the third person singular (she/he/it) and don't for the others. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. Teach kids with an engaging blended English program. I'm nineteen years old. Try to remember them: I like tennis but I don't like football. worksheets, lesson plans,  activities, etc. Yes, it's perfectly fine to use two different tenses like that, provided one action/state is a present (or general) action/state and the other is past. Word Order exercise in English sentences - free English grammar exercises. Peter M. replied on 4 October, 2020 - 08:14 Poland. Again, this references a particular decision in the future. This sentence may be describing something which is not yet in effect, or it could be a prediction about the present. Where does he come from?Do Rita and Angela live in Manchester? My cousin lives there too.