Simple Present – Negation of sentences in English – Exercise 2

Task

Negate the first sentence in each task. Write the negation of the phrases in bold into the correct gaps.

You can use long or short/contracted forms of the auxiliaries.

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Example:

Jack plays in the school handball team. → Jack   in the school handball team.

Answer:

Jack plays in the school handball team. → Jack does not play in the school handball team. or
Jack plays in the school handball team. → Jack doesn't play in the school handball team.

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Form of the Simple Present

  1. She feeds the animals. → She the animals.
  2. We take photos. → We photos.
  3. Sandy does the housework every Thursday. → Sandy the housework every Thursday.
  4. The boys have two rabbits. → The boys two rabbits.
  5. Simon can read English books. → Simon English books.
  6. He listens to the radio every evening. → He the radio every evening.
  7. Anne is the best singer of our school. → Anne the best singer of our school.
  8. The children are at home. → The children at home.
  9. The dog runs after the cat. → The dog the cat.
  10. Lessons always finish at 3 o'clock. → Lessons at 3 o'clock.