PRESENT SIMPLE

FORM

  I/you/we/they he/she/it
AFFIRMATIVE They get   up early He gets   up early
NEGATIVE I don`t study on Saturdays. She doesn`t like skateboarding.
QUESTION FORMS Where do they work?

Do you live   life to the full?

How often does she hang out with her   friends?

Does   he   play the guitar well?

USE

WE USE THE PRESENT SIMPLE TO TALK ABOUT:

HABITS AND ROUTINES

I STUDY FOR TWO HOURS EVERY NIGHT.

SHE ALWAYS HANGS OUT WITH HER FRIENDS ON WEEKENDS.

FACTS AND STATES

HE LIVES WITH HIS PARENTS.

WHERE DO YOU COME FROM?

FEELINGS AND OPINIONS

ANNA LOVES WORKING OUT

I THINK GRAMMAR IS VERY IMPORTANT.

ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY

WE CAN USE THE PRESENT SIMPLE WITH ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY TO TALK ABOUT HOW OFTEN WE DO THINGS.

 

 

ALWAYS                                                                                                                                                                     NEVER

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Always

(100%)

Usaually

(90%)

Often

(75%)

Sometimes

(25%)

Occasionally

(5%)

Never

(0%)

 

ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY USUALLY GO BEFORE THE MAIN VERB AND AFTER THE VERB TO BE:

HE ALWAYS WORKS OUT IN THE EVENING.

THEY ARE OFTEN LATE FOR CLASS.

SOMETIMES, USUALLY AND OCCASIONALLY CAN ALSO GO AT BEGINNING OR END OF A SENTENCE:

SOMETIMES I WORRY ABOUT THE FUTURE.(RIGHT)

THEY GO MOUNTAIN-BIKING NEVER.(WRONG)