Present Simple and Its Many Uses

Image Credit: Joanna Bartosz-Donohoe
  1. Habits
  • I get up before 7 every morning.
  • I work from Monday to Friday.
  • I am always off at the weekends.
  • I enjoy walks on the beach.
  • I love rock music.
  • I believe the government should do more.
  • Earth goes around the Sun.
  • Water freezes at 0 degrees Celsius.
  • Spring comes after summer.
  • The two main characters meet on a night out.
  • The protagonist doesn’t realise that she lost her way.
  • At the beginning of the story, the main character is very happy.
  • On day one we fly to Los Angeles.
  • The bus leaves tomorrow at eight.
  • The plane lands at 9 p.m.
  • Five people in hospital after bus crashes into a tree.
  • World leaders meet at a historic event.
  • Prime Minister wins in a landslide victory.
  • The Second World War begins in 1939. It comes as a shock to the local populations.
  • A dog walks into a bar with a frog on its head…
  • I walk over to this guy thinking he’s my husband and give him a big hug, but when he turns around, it turns out he’s a stranger!
  • You take two cups of flour, one egg, some water, and you knead the dough until the ingredients are well combined.
  • First, you gently mix the ingredients with a spatula.
Image Credit: Joanna Bartosz-Donohoe



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