Para los que todavía no lo tenéis claro, aquí tenéis la diferencia tanto en la forma como en el uso del Present Simple y el Presente Continuo, así como la estructura de la oración y los adverbios de frecuencia.

Además, adjunto enlaces donde podéis ampliar esta información por separado.


EXAMPLEDo you play videogames at the weekends?She isn’t singing now.
John sometimes watches reality shows.My friends and I are working on a science Project.
AUXILIARY(negative and interrogative sentences) DO/DOES DON’T/DOESN’T(all sentences) TO BE AM/IS/ARE AM NOT/ ISN’T/AREN’T
VERB ENDING-s (3rd person singular) I drink_ / He drinks(all sentences)
-ing They are going to school
TIME EXPRESSIONSFrequency adverbs (always, sometimes, etc.) every day/week/month/year usually/generally/ once/twice a week/month etc. …times a week/month/yearNow, right now, at the moment these days, at present.
USEFixed habits or routines – things that don’t change. Actions which are happening at the present moment, but will soon finish.

FrequencyAdverb of FrequencyExample Sentence
100%alwaysI always go to bed before 11 p.m.
90%usuallyI usually have cereal for breakfast.
80%normally / generallyI normally go to the gym.
70%often* / frequentlyI often surf the internet.
50%sometimesI sometimes forget my wife’s birthday.
30%occasionallyI occasionally eat junk food.
10%seldomI seldom read the newspaper.
5%hardly ever / rarelyI hardly ever drink alcohol.
0%neverI never swim in the sea.

El adverbio de frecuencia va antes de un verbo principal (excepto con To Be).
Sujeto + adverbio + verbo principal

•I always remember to do my homework.

•He normally gets good marks in exams.

Un adverbio de frecuencia va después del verbo To Be.
Sujeto + TO BE + adverbio

•They are never pleased to see me.

•She isn’t usually bad tempered.


Revisa el Presente Simple y el Presente Continuo.