simple present tense

1. function
-We use simple present tense to talk about things in general.
Ex: Nurses look after the patients in hospitals.
Children like ice-cream
-We use it to say that something happens repeatedly or for habitual actions or daily activities
Ex:I usually go to the market at weekends.
Paul wakes up at 5 in the morning.

-We use it to say that something is true in general.
Ex:The earth goes round the sun.

2. formula
(+) Subject+verb1/verb1(s/es)+object
(-) subject+do/does+not+verb1+object
(?) do/does+subject+verb1+object
note:
I, you, they, we => verb1
she, he, it => verb1 (s/es)

3. example
(+) I pray at the church every sunday// she prays at the church every sunday
(-) I do not pray at the church every sunday// she does not pray at the church every sunday
(?) do you pray at the church every sunday? // does she pray at the church every sunday?

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