The simple present, present simple or present indefinite is one of the verb forms associated with the present tense in modern English. It is commonly referred to as a tense, although it also encodes certain information about aspect in addition to present time. For pronouns I, you, we, they, there is no modification present Simple: verbs.
In other cases, the suffix -s is added. The defective verb beware has no simple present indicative, although it can be used in the subjunctive. This is used particularly when forming questions and other clauses requiring inversion, negated clauses with not, and clauses requiring emphasis. To refer to an action or event that takes place habitually. In the other hand to remark habits, facts and general realities, repeated actions or unchanging situations, emotions, and wishes. Such uses are often accompanied by frequency adverbs and adverbial phrases such as always, sometimes, often, usually, from time to time, rarely, and never.
I never go to the cinema. He is writing a letter at the moment. The earth revolves around the sun. Many Americans drink coffee in the morning. In Hamlet, Ophelia drowns in a stream. We leave for Berlin tomorrow at 1 pm.
Our holiday starts on the 20th May. I chop the chives and add them to the mixture. Ronaldo dribbles round the defender and shoots. According to the manager’s new idea, I welcome the guests and you give the presentation. If he finds your sweets, he will eat them. We will report as soon as we receive any information.
Simple present is also used in zero conditional sentences in both parts of the sentence. Ice melts if you heat it. Plants die if they don’t get enough water. We can see the light improving as we speak. In colloquial English it is common to use can see, can hear for the present tense of see, hear, etc. Enter the terms you wish to search for.
Do Rita and Angela live in Manchester? We use do and does to make questions with the present simple. Where do Angela and Rita live? When does Rita usually get up? Who plays football at the weekend? Who works at Liverpool City Hospital? I like tennis but I don’t like football.
I don’t live in London now. I don’t play the piano but I play the guitar. They don’t work at the weekend. We use do and does to make negatives with the present simple. The human body contains 206 bones. Light travels at almost 300,000 kilometres per second. I sometimes go to the cinema.