What is Simple Present Tense? - Definition & Examples


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What is the best definition of the simple present tense?

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1. Which of these words is in the simple present tense?

2. Which of these simple present tense verbs is NOT correct in its spelling?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Your ability to accurately use and identify the simple present tense will be tested by this quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Your ability to do the following will be assessed:

  • Find the simple present tense verb in a given sentence
  • Accurately spell simple present tense verbs
  • Identify simple present tense verbs

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define simple present tense
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on present tense verbs in English
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when to use the simple present tense

Additional Learning

Increase your grammar efficacy by completing the lesson titled What is Simple Present Tense? - Definition & Examples. The objectives covered include:

  • Review examples of simple present tense verbs
  • Know what a base form is
  • Understand how to spell irregular simple tense verbs