What is the Progressive Verb Tense? - Definition & Examples


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Which word is a verb?

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1. What are the three simple tenses?

2. Which shows the correct form of the past progressive tense?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out what you know about progressive verb tense with this assessment. It will ask questions about verbs and using verb tenses correctly.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students who want to succeed on this assessment should familiarize themselves with these concepts:

  • The definition of a verb
  • The three simple tenses
  • Past progressive tense
  • Future progressive tense
  • Present progressive tense

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will help students to sharpen these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - read and pull essential information from the accompanying lesson on progressive verb tense
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define words like 'verb'
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the various verb tenses
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the three simple tenses

Additional Learning

For more information on this subject, check out the accompanying lesson, What is the Progressive Verb Tense? -Definition & Examples. It will help students meet these goals:

  • Define verbs and tense
  • Understand the progressive tense
  • Learn the past, present, and progressive tense