Present simple for regular actions exercises

Using the present simple tense for common knowledge, permanent situations, repeated actions and habits.

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We use the present simple (present indefinite) tense to talk about well-known facts, more or less permanent situations, skills, preferences, habits, regular actions, things we do regularly as part of our routine. The exercises on this page will help you practise the most common cases when we need the present simple. Recommended for beginners. If you are only starting to learn this verb tense, we suggest studying the conjugation of “be”, the formation of positive, negative and question sentences first. You can find the links in the related topics block.