Present simple typical words

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Exercises Present Simple

Present Simple Tense is often used with the words mentioned in the boxes below. Not always is it necessary to use these words, if it is clear which tense should be used.

adverbs of indefinite frequency always, almost always, nearly always, generally, normally,
regularly, usually, frequently, often, sometimes, occassionally,
almost never, hardly ever, rarely, scarcely ever, seldom, not ...ever, never
adverbs of definite frequency once, twice, three/several times (a day/week/month)
hourly / daily / weekly / fortnighlty / monthly / yearly / annually
on Mondays, Fridays, weekdays
every morning / afternoon / evenining, every other day, every 3 years