- Permanent states, daily routines repeated actions
Sally teaches French.
My sister goes to school in the morning.
- General truth, laws of nature
Kangaroos live in Australia.
Water and oil don’t mix.
- Timetables/ programs
The plane lands at 10.
The film starts at 8.30
- reviews, narrations, sport commentaries
Lady Gaga’s new song shocks again.
The hunter leaves Snow White in the forest and returns to the castle.
Tom passes the ball to Mike and Mike scores!
- Instructions/ directions
You slice the tomatoes and you put them on the potatoes.