Exercise 2: use of the Präsens

(Practise determining the referring time of the Präsens)

Use of the Präsens – multiple-choice test

Difficulty: medium (3 of 5)

Choose the appropriate adverbial of time to decide whether the sentence refers to the present, past, or future time. All verbs are conjugated in the Präsens.

  • Example: „__________ schreibe ich eine Prüfung. Ich muss noch lernen.“
    • A. MorgenCorrect!
    • B. Momentan
    • C. Seit einiger Zeit

If you still need help with the use of the Präsens with time specifications, take another look at the explanation of the German Präsens.


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