Present Indefinite Active(Present Simple)

We use the present simple tense to express the following ideas:

To state facts or general truths

To express habits or customs To relate future plans (often regarding programs and timetables) To tell jokes and stories or to report sporting events in real time. Examples of the Present Simple The sun sets in the west. We produce lasers for cosmetic surgery. They move into their new home next week. So, I go to Mr. D and say “I deserve a better mark in this class”. Jones stops in mid-court and passes the ball to Schuster. Time Expressions in the Present Simple The most common time expressions in the present simple are: usually, always, never, on Wednesdays, every Wednesday, twice a week, once a month, in general, every other day. Time expressions made up of one word are placed between the subject and the verb in positive sentences and questions and between the auxiliary verb and main verb in negative sentences. I always study hard for exams. Do you usually speak to him like that? Time expressions made up of two or more words are placed either at the beginning or the end of a sentence and usually at the end of questions. Ben goes to football practice every Tuesday. In general, I believe that all people can live in peace. you go to the supermarket every week?

Well, children usually resemble their parents.

Richard says Max is twenty-one inches long.

Залог : Active --- Passive 1ф. 3л.ед.числа - 1ф+s (He writes)

Tenses 1. Indefinite - 2. Continuous - 3. Perfect - 4. Perfect Continuous
1. Present

2. Past

3. Future

4. Future in the Past

Действие обычное, постоянное, cвойственное подлежащему.

I write letters every day.
Я пишу письма каждый день.