In French, Le Présent Indicatif is used to talk about habits and other present actions or situations.
Learn how to use Le Présent (Indicatif) to talk about current actions, habits and situations in French
Look at these sentences:
Tous les jours, je me lève à 6 heures.Every day, I get up at 6.
Les lions mangent de la viande.Lions eat meat.
Le téléphone sonne.The phone rings.
Note that le Présent is used to refer to current actions, timeless facts and habitual actions. In these examples, it translates to the Present tense in English*.
*but be aware as this is not always the case!
It can also imply Present Continuous or Immediate Future actions depending on context - see these other lessons:
Expressing immediate and near-future actions with the present tense (Le Présent) in French
Expressing ongoing actions (English Present Continuous) with the present tense (Le Présent) in French
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