Could you use this type of sentence to relate to sports as well for example 'hij speelt niet' to say that a player of a football team is not playing in the match?
What is "she didn't play"? It's a future lesson but I think knowing early will stop me getting confused by thinking speelt is past tense.
The conjugation of the verb. "Zij speelt" is "she plays", while "zij spielen" means "they play".