40 Simple Present Questions for the ESL Classroom

by manuel campos

The simple present is one of the most used tenses in English so simple present questions are pretty common and necessary when having all kinds of conversations.

Simple Present questions can be divided in:

Open questions
Closed questions

Closed questions are questions that can be answering by saying “yes’ or “no” and open questions required a detailed answer

Let’s check how to make simple present questions about a wide variety of topics

How to Make Simple Present Questions

if you want to make simple present questions, pay attention to this structure to make closed questions.

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This is the structure to make open questions


Now let’s check some common simple present questions that you can use in different contexts.

Simple Present Questions: At Work

These are some simple questions that you can make at work

  1. Do you work?
  2. Where do you work?
  3. What do you do for a living?
  4. Do you work on sundays?
  5. Do you usually work on the weekend?
  6. Do you work at night?
  7. Do you like your job?
  8. Do you have a part-time job?

Simple Present Questions: Music & Podcasts

These are some simple questions that you can make to learn more about Music.

  1. Do you listen to podcasts?
  2. What kind of music do you like?
  3. What kind of music do you dislike?
  4. Do you listen to electronic music?
  5. What music streaming services do you use?
  6. Do you pay for a music streaming service?

Simple Present Questions: Sports

These are some simple questions that you can make to learn more about music.

  1. Do you play any sports?
  2. Do you watch sports?
  3. What sports do you like to play?
  4. How often do you watch sports?
  5. Do you watch soccer games?
  6. Do you watch basketball games?
  7. Do you ever go to soccer games?
  8. Do you ever go to basketball games?

Simple Present Questions: Anime

These are some simple questions that you can make to learn more about anime preferences

  1. Do you watch anime?
  2. How often do you watch anime?
  3. What type of anime do you like to watch?
  4. Do you like psychological anime?
  5. What anime series do you like to recommend?
  6. What type of animes series do you dislike?

Simple Present Questions: Youtube and Twitch

These are some examples of simple present questions about YouTube and Twitch

  1. Do you have a YouTube channel?
  2. Do you have a Twitch account?
  3. Do you usually subscribe to YouTube channels you like?
  4. What streamers do you follow on Twitch?
  5. How often do you watch a stream on Twitch?

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