Don’t be fooled with the name “Simple”, because Past Simple and Present Perfect are like twins. It’s sometimes difficult to tell them apart, find out why!
Past Simple is used to denote a completed action. This fact distinguishes it from continuous tenses. An action started and stopped in the past. Learn more!
We mainly use Past Simple if action started and stopped, and action happened in the past. But there are many nuances that you need to know. Learn more here!
Past Simple with usually, sometimes, often, and rarely. As you can see not only Present Simple is used with these words. Learn more here!
We use Present Perfect If a state started some time ago and continues until the moment of speaking the sentence or if expressing the fact on recent events