Elementary Grammar Exercise

Present Tense - Set:3 Negative Simple present

 Question
Exercise: make negative sentences with given words/phrases.

Try to use contraction in your sentences.

E.g.
do not - don't
does not - doesn't
I am - I'm
is not - isn't
are not - aren't

    

Negative sentence in simple present

1) only add 'not' after 'be'.
Mike is my brother.
Mike isn't my brother.


2) use "do not"/"don't" before verb, if the subject is THIRD PERSON SINGULAR, use "does not'"/"doesn't" before verb.

She comes from Japan.
She doesn't come from Japan.

We go out for dinner every Friday.
We don't go out for dinner every Friday.

 Answer Sheet
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1. (I / not / read / the newspaper every day)
2. (Cindy / not / drink tea every afternoon)
3. (He / not / play the football)
4. (Our friends / not / arrive tomorrow)
5. (It / is / not / cold outside)
6. (I / am / not / a student)
7. (They / are / not / very busy)
8. (Susan / is / not / hungry)
9. (It / not / rain / more in Summer here)
10. (We / are / not / at home today)

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