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 The Simple Present Tense
Time Expressions


every day / week / year / Friday

Example Sentences:
  • We go to work every day.
  • She plays tennis every week.
  • We visit our uncle in London every year.
  • They meet at a cafe every Sunday.
  • I pay my bills every month.




on Mondays, at the weekend ,etc


Example Sentences:

  • I don't work on Sundays.
  • My wife cleans the house at the weekend.
  • Tom and I play chess on Mondays.



in the afternoons, morning etc.


Example Sentences:

  • She gets up late on Monday mornings.
  • We have lunch at 2 in the afternoon.
  • I try not to eat anything at night.
  • Sally doesn't work in the evening.
  • He plays tennis in the evening.
  • He gets up early in the morning.




in winter / spring, etc.


Example Sentences:

  • We wear warm clothes in winter.
  • She goes swimming in summer.
  • The trees lose their leaves in spring.


once a day / twice a week ,etc.


  • We go to the cinema once a week.
  • My father calls me twice a week.
  • I go to my hometown twice a year.
  • She brushes her teeth three times a day.
  • He goes to the hospital twice a month
  • He earns four hundreds Dollars a week.



Frequency Adverbs  (always , sometimes ...)


  • She always listens to classical music.
  • I usually go to cinema at weekends.
  • They often visit us.
  • She sometimes writes me a letter.
  • I rarely smoke.
  • I never drink alcohol.
more info on frequency adverbs






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