I do / work / like, etc. (simple present)
he works / she lives / it rains, etc.
• I work in an office. My brother works in a bank, (not My brother work)
• Lucy lives in Houston. Her parents live in Chicago.
• It rains a lot in the winter.
I have -> he/she/it has:
• John has lunch at home every day.
We use the simple present for things that are true in general, or for things that happen sometimes or all the time:
• I like big cities.
• Your English is good.You speak very well.
• Tim works very hard. He starts at 7:30 and finishes at 8:00 at night.
• The earth goes around the sun.
• We do a lot of different things in our free time.
• It costs a lot of money to build a hospital.
Always/never/often/usually/sometimes + simple present
• Sue always gets to work early, (not Sue gets always)
• I never eat breakfast, (not I eat never)
• We often sleep late on weekends.
• Mark usually plays tennis on Sundays.
• I sometimes walk to work, but not very often.
Choose the correct simple present verbs.
Write sentences from the words. Use the correct verb form.
Example: (always / early / Sue / arrive)
Answer: Sue always arrives early.
To the movies/ never / I / go
Jenny / always / nice clothes / wear
Usually / dinner / we / have / at 6:30
Television / Tim / watch / never
Often / people's names / I / forget
Julia / parties / enjoy / always
Like / chocolate / children / usually
Work / Martina / hard / always
Write sentences about yourself. Use always / never / often / usually / sometimes.
Example: (watch TV in the evening)
Answer: I usually watch TV in the evening.