Contoh Soal Latihan Bahasa Inggris tentang Present Simple Tense

Contoh Soal Latihan Bahasa Inggris tentang Present Simple Tense – Present Simple atau Simple Present Tense adalah jenis tense yang digunakan untuk menyatakan tentang kegiatan atau peristiwa yang terjadi sehari – hari, tentang kebenaran umum, jadwal, dan juga kegiatan rutin. Menyusun sebuah kalimat bahasa Inggris menggunakan jenis tense ini haruslah diperhatikan antara subjek dan juga kata kerja (verb) nya. Berikut adalah contoh soal latihan bahasa Inggris tentang Present Simple Tense.

Soal Latihan Bahasa Inggris tentang Present Simple Tense

A. Exercise 1: Subjects and Verbs (Latihan 1: Subjek dan Kata Kerja)

In the advertisements below, fill in the gaps with the correct pronoun from the box. The form of the present simple verb (e.g. doesn’t have or don’t have) will help you.

he it you I she they

Microwave-heated body / bed warmer

This special warmer gives you all the same warmth as a traditional hot-water bottle but it doesn’t have the problem of dangerous hot water. 1) _________ just put it in the microwave to heat up, and 2) _________ stays hot for hours.

“3) __________ always use mine on cold nights. It’s so easy to use!”

This electronic ductionary contains over 100,000 words.

4) __________ just needs two small batteries to run for hours and hours. Ordinary dictionaries are large, and for many people 5) _________ are inconvenient to carry around, but this electronic dictionary fits easily into your pocket or bag, so 6) __________ can take it wherever you go.

“7) __________ never go anywhere without my electronic dictionary. My colleagues often want to borrow it, and my daugter uses it too – 8) _________ checks her homework with it.”


Does your weight depress you?
Do you hate dieting?

Dr. Dawes’s video course can help. On this new video, Dr. Dawes explains how to eat healthily. In six easy steps, 9) _________ shows you how to change your eating habits. “I am much slimmer now, and 10) _________ thank Dr. Dawes for that.”

B. Exercise 2: Asking questions (Latihan 2: Bertanya)

Linda Magee, a television news reporter, was interviewed about her day. Use the underlined phrases or sentences in the article below to write the interviewer’s questions.

I wake up around 7.00, earlier before my husband Alan. 1) He is a photographer, so he can often schoose the time of day that he wants to work. I don’t have breakfast, 2) because I eat a lot of snacks in the studio, but I get breakfast for the kids before I leave the house. 3) The kids usually have fruit and cereal or toast. 4) I generally wal or cycle to work unless the weather’s bad, and 5) it takes about half an hour on foot and about ten minutes by bike. When I arrive, 6) I discuss the day’s main stories with the news editor over a cup of coffee. After that we usually prepare the midday news, but sometimes new stories come in and we have to start again. At 11.00 Sandy, 7) the hair and make-up assistant, gets me ready for the camera. 8) Just before the broadcast I often feel nervous, even after all these years! 9) The programme starts at exactly 12.00 and 10) lasts 20 minutes. Then it’s bac to the news editor to do the whole thing again in time for the 4.00 broadcast.

Example: What time do you get up?

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C. Exercise 3: Learning from learners (Latihan 3: Belajar dari Pelajar)

Look at this extract from a learner’s letter to a penfriend. There are 11 mistakes in it. frind and correct them. The first one has been done for you.

Dear Akram,
Thank you for your very interesting letter. I ˄ very pleased to be your penfriend. Are you really have a swimming pool in your garden? It sound wonderful. As you now from my advertisement I have 11 years old and came from Cartagena in Chile. I have got two sisters, Maria and Fernanda, and they is both older than me. My father own a small paper factory, but my mother just stays at home. She don’t work. We living in a house outside the city. My brother and I enjoying playing football. I am also like science-fiction films.

What about you? Tell me your favorite things or hobbies! Can’t wait to hearing from you soon.


Demikianlah contoh soal latihan bahasa Inggris tentang Present Simple Tense. Semoga dapat membantu dan bermanfaat bagi teman – teman. Terima kasih.

(Source: 2003. Nettle & Hopkins. Developing Grammar in Context)