Beginner Exercises, Beginner Level

Present Simple – negative

October 23, 2022
Present Simple-negative

Present Simple negative

Are you ready for something a little bit more difficult?

You know when you should use don’t and doesn’t in the Present Simple negative sentences.

DON’T for negative sentences with I, you, we, they and DOES’T for he, she, it.

Read the sentences and decide how to make a correct negative sentence in Present Simple using don’t or doesn’t.

Remember that when you use doesn’t in negative sentences, the -s ending disappears.


You've got 5 minutes to finish the test. Hurry up!

You've got 5 minutes to finish the test. Hurry up!

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Present Simple - negative

Change the verbs into negative form. See an example:

Bob believes in ghosts. → doesn't believe

1 / 10

Philip begins his English lessons at 6 p.m.

2 / 10

This soup smells wonderful.

3 / 10

Adam and Katie ride a bike every morning.

4 / 10

Sam minds taking care of her little sister.

5 / 10

I want to live in a bigger city.

6 / 10

Their father comes back home very late.

7 / 10

Mice eat cats.

8 / 10

Frank enjoys taking pictures of old buildings.

9 / 10

Our child spends a lot of time playing computer games.

10 / 10

The plane arrives in 20 minutes.

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