What is Consistent Verb Tense? - Definition & Examples

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Verbs are words that indicate what?

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1. Verb tenses indicate what?

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Correct the following sentence:

Jane walked home from school, and Sally joins her.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study tools will bring to light how much you know about consistent verb tense. The quiz will address certain aspects of this area of study, including what verbs are used for in the meaning of a sentence and how their tenses can restructure that meaning.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goals for these assessments are as follows:

  • Understand how verb tense can make a sentence grammatically incorrect
  • Recognize whether or not a verb tense is correct
  • Identify what verbs and verb tenses indicate within a sentence

Skills Practiced

Consider the following skills to be practiced:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on consistent verb tense
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as past and present tense
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the appropriate structuring of a sentence with regard to verb usage

Additional Learning

Learn more about how to properly use verbs in a sentence with the lesson entitled What is Consistent Verb Tense? - Definition & Examples. The lesson will help you with the following points of study:

  • How to properly describe events in the present, past or future
  • The ingredients that make up a sentence
  • Auxiliary verbs
  • Consistent tense and switching tense
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