The present simple for a timetable Mark: What time does […]
The present simple for a timetable
Mark: What time does your train leave tomorrow?
Sarah: Seven twenty-three in the morning.
It gets into Paris at eleven twenty-three.
We can use the present simple for the future when we are talking about a timetable, usually a public one such as a train timetable.
The train leaves at seven twenty-three tomorrow morning.
The match starts at half past seven.
Next Friday is the thirteenth.
I’ve got the tour details here. We spend three days in Rome.
Compare the present simple for repeated actions.
The train leaves at seven twenty-three every morning.