Verbs - Present Simple
Man: What do you do in the morning?
Woman: I wake up, I take a shower, I get dressed, and I eat breakfast.
Man: Oh! When do you get up?
Woman: I get up at 6.
Man: Wow, that’s early.
Woman: I know! I like mornings though!
Man: What do you do during the day?
Woman: Well, I go to school. I teach students.
Man: Ooh! What do you teach?
Woman: I teach maths. What do you do?
Man: I work at a bike shop!
Woman: Really, what do you do at the shop?
Man: I fix and sell bikes!
Woman: Sounds fun!
Man: What do you do at lunch?
Woman: I eat with my friends. And you?
Man: I eat in the park.
Woman: That’s nice.
Man: Yeah, I like to read on my lunch break.
Woman: Ooh, what do you read?
Man: I read about history.
Man: What do you do on the weekend?
Woman: I play sports at the park. How about you?
Man: I study at the library.
Woman: Oh, right! You love books.
Man: Yeah. So, what sports do you play?
Woman: I play soccer with my friends.
Man: Sounds fun.
Woman: It is!
Here are some basic ways to use verbs.
Point 1: Questions
- What do you eat for breakfast?
- Where do you eat lunch?
- When do you eat dinner?
- Who do you talk to?
- How do you get to work?
- Why do you study English?
Point 2: Affirmative
- I eat toast and fruit.
- I work at home.
- I live near the station.
Point 3: Negative
- I do not eat cereal.
- I do not work in town.
- I do not live by my work.
Point 4: Negative Contraction
- I don't eat cereal.
- I don't work in town.
- I don't live by my work.
Point 5: Yes / No Questions
Do you eat at home?
- Yes, I do. / Yes, I eat at home.
- No, I don't. / No, I don't eat at home.
Gap Fill: Complete the conversation with the correct word!
Grammar Listening Practice
That is my dad. He is a doctor.
Is the air-con on? Are you hot?
So what foods do you like?
When do you get up?
Do you have any pets?