This simple, also called the indicative tense is the simplest of English. Is often used to talk about facts that are habits or customs.
It forms the basis of the verb form of the infinitive. The infinitive consists of two particles: To form base and the verb, so, for example, To Eat is an infinitive which means to eat.
The only difficulty you write, as usual, in the 3rd person singular, in fact, this 3rd person is special when conjugate verbs. As a general rule is added to S, although we will see that there are some exceptions.
Use of this simple
This tense is used to express facts or general truths.
The Sun warms the atmosphere. -> El Sol calienta la armósfera.
We also use the present simple to talk about habits in this case, prayer frequency expressions usually appear as usually or always.
We play tennis usually. -> Nosotros jugamos al tenis ocasionalmente.You study always. -> Vosotros estudiais siempre.
Also use it to express schedules or programs (such as a theater performance program).
The train leaves in an hour. -> El tren llega en una hora.
Spelling rules for the 3rd person singular
1 .- When the verb already ends in s, or a similar sound as sh, ch or x:
watch -> watches (mirar) dash -> dashes (arrojar)
2 .- When the verb ends in or is also added:
go -> goes (go) do -> does (do)
3 .- When the verb ends in y, since it precedes a consonant, we have to change the y to i to add is below:
fly -> flies (fly) study -> studies (study)
* as we see, the simple past is one of the simplest things in the time to learn the English language, and thanks to this the regular vervoer make you easier to combine them into this language.