Time expressions with the simple present tense: grammar worksheet

October 17, 2012pdf

We use certain time expressions with the simple present tense. Test your understanding of these time expressions with this simple grammar exercise.

1. I don’t like to get up early on ………………………. (Sunday / Sundays).

2. How ……………………… (often / much) do you go to the library?

3. I ……………………… (sometime / sometimes) visit my old friends.

4. I work best ………………….. (in / on) the morning.

5. I don’t sleep well ………………….. (in / at) night.

6. He enjoys taking a nap ……………………. (in / at) the afternoon.

7. Do you eat fish …………………… (in / on) Saturdays?

8. I usually have meetings ……………………. (in / on) Saturdays.

9. I often work ………………….. (at / in) night.

10. Kent is beautiful …………………….. (in / at) spring.

11. I don’t go to bed before 12 pm …………………… (in / at) night.

12. I don’t have breakfast before eight …………………….. (at / in) the morning.

Answers

1. I don’t like to get up early on Sundays.

2. How often do you go to the library?

3. I sometimes visit my old friends. (Sometime means one day. Sometimes means ‘on some occasions’.)

4. I work best in the morning. (We say ‘in the morning’, but ‘at night’.)

5. I don’t sleep well at night.

6. He enjoys taking a nap in the afternoon.

7. Do you eat Fish on Saturdays?

8. I usually have meetings on Saturdays.

9. I often work at night.

10. Kent is beautiful in spring.

11. I don’t go to bed before 12 pm at night.

12. I don’t have breakfast before eight in the morning.

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