SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE

1. For repeated or regular actions in the present time period.

  • I take the train to the office.
  • The train to Berlin leaves every hour.
  • John sleeps eight hours every night during the week.

2. For facts.

  • The President of The USA lives in The White House.
  • A dog has four legs.
  • We come from Switzerland.

3. For habits.

  • I get up early every day.
  • Carol brushes her teeth twice a day.
  • They travel to their country house every weekend.

4. For things that are always / generally true.

  • It rains a lot in winter.
  • The Queen of England lives in Buckingham Palace.
  • They speak English at work.

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