Unit 20: PRESENT SIMPLE -- USE
This formation means 'not past'. It includes 'here and now', but it does not usually tell exactly when.
Everyday life and habits
Where does he live?
She wears blue safety coveralls.
She doesn't work in an office.
We do not work on Sundays.
Do you play tennis?
Facts about the world
Money doesn't grow on trees.
It never rains in the summer.
The United States buys a lot of the oil produced in Alberta.
Does Sweden create more wind power than Alberta?
Feelings and thoughts
How many languages do you know?
I miss my family.
He doesn't miss his family.
These diesel trucks are noisy.
My car doesn't go very fast.
EXAMPLE: You turn the key and wait until the glow plugs are lit.
The next spread begins tomorrow.
The course ends in two weeks.
NOTICE: Present simple or present continuous or present perfect? (Unit 39)