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Present Tense Verbs

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Verbs

A present-tense verb tells about actions that are happening now.

 

Read the sentences below and choose the correct verb tense for each. 

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Bill Wallace _______ books that stretch the reader's imagination.  

writing     

 

write
    
writes

writing

 

In some of his books he ________ what animals are thinking and saying.

imagining

 

  

imagines  

    imagine       

imagining 

            

     

Wallace _______ adventure with comedy. 

           mix            

 
  
mix
    
 mixes
   
    mixing  

       

 

Timmy _______ to read mysteries most of all.  

        mystery         

 
liking  
  
like

likes

 

Verbs ________  us about the action in a story.  

           action          

 
  
 telling

 tells 
   
 tell 

      

 

You should _______ and read a book today. 

               traffic light              


  stopping 

   stops 

     stop    

       

 


              

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