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The simple present is one of the common most used tense in everyday english 1
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Use1. General time:Permanent situation
e.g. Alice works for an insurance company.
Things that happen regularly.
e.g. I play volleyball every Friday. Past Now Future
Past * * * * Now * * * FutureSimple Present 3
Use2. Not used for things happening just around the present:Compare:It usually snows in January.Look. It is snowing. (Not look. It snows.)
I play volleyball every Friday.Where is Salman? He is playing volleyball. (Not He plays volleyball. )
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Use3. Non-progressive verbs:I like this drink very much. (Not I am liking).I believe you. (Not I am believing you.)I see what you mean. (Not I am seeing)
List of common verbs which are not used in progressive forms may be found in this link:http://esl.about.com/od/grammarstructures/a/a_auxpres.htm Simple Present 5
Use4. Talking about the future:His train arrives at 11:46. I start my new job tomorrow.
He will sue anybody who touches his possessions. (Not will touch)Ill phone you when I get home. (Not will get)
Why dont you take a day off tomorrow?
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Helpful LinksSimple present tense video:http://youtu.be/X8lu4_5F0hgNon action verbs:http://youtu.be/mvtN9WOKqk8 http://youtu.be/i2MbvSq0BLU Practice simple present:http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/tests/simple-present-1
http://www.eclecticenglish.com/grammar/PresentContinuous1H.htmlThank youSimple Present 10