When to Use Lesson or Lessen


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The word 'lesson' is what part of speech?

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1. The word 'lessen' is what part of speech?


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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer this set of questions to quickly discover what you know about using the words lessen and lesson. You will be asked to use these words in a sentence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll gauge your knowledge of topics like:

  • What part of speech lessen is
  • What part of speech lesson is
  • How to read sentence context to choose between lessen and lesson

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as lessen and lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what parts of speech lessen and lesson are
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to decide whether lessen or lesson fits in a given sentence

Additional Learning

Increase your understanding of these two terms using the lesson titled When to Use Lesson or Lessen. New topics covered will include:

  • Homonyms
  • Tips and tricks to distinguish between lesson and lessen
  • Examples of these words used in a sentence