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Grade 9-12

Using Proper Vocabulary: Simple Present Tense

by Jordan V. | English and Writing

5 Lessons 18:37
  1. 1. Introduce the simple present tense 1:00
  2. 2. Simple Present Tense: Form 7:47
  3. 3. Simple Present Tense: Meaning 1:37
  4. 4. Simple Present Tense: Use 3:14
  5. 5. Review the Simple Present Tense with common verbs in English 4:59

Grade 9-12


NGSS Standards

About the course

"Learn the form, meaning, and use of the simple present tense. This is a common verb tense in English and one that you will use frequently in conversations. Unlock a new communication skill by expressing actions and habits happening now.

Perfect your use of pronouns and present tesne with these courses on proper vocabulary."


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Course overview


Introduce the simple present tense

Introduce the simple present tense and why it is important in English


Simple Present Tense: Form

Study the form of the simple present tense.


Simple Present Tense: Meaning

Review the meaning of the simple present tense.


Simple Present Tense: Use

actions happening in the present directions describing a process talking about the future


Review the Simple Present Tense with common verbs in English

Test your knowledge of the simple present tense.

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  • action
  • communication
  • ESL
  • Present tense
  • Simple
  • verbs

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Jordan has been teaching English as a Second Language for over ten years and has taught students from over 60 countries around the world. She loves teaching English and uses creative activities and everyday examples to help students communicate both effectively and accurately. Jordan's warmth, patience, and individualized approach with students creates a positive learning environment that motivates them to succeed. When tutoring, Jordan carefully integrates students' interests and goals into her lessons so that each session is unique and targeted. She believes that a good teacher can change students' lives and dedicates herself to helping students achieve their full potential. Jordan has helped students achieve a variety of goals, including going to college or graduate school, improving

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