The past participle in actionPresentation Transcript
IN ACTION The Past Participle
Past participle = have/has + the past tense form of a verb I have talked about this all day. The Past Participle never changes, no matter what the subject is. What is the Past Participle?
Past Tense Regular Verbs end in –d or –ed. The Past Participle of regular verbs look exactly like the past tense forms ending in –d or ed. Past Participle: Beth has danced. Past Participles of Regular Verbs
Pg. 141 Past Participles of Irregular Verbs Most irregular verbs in the past tense are also irregular in the past participle.
Indicate that an action has been completed at:
The present time
In the past
Will be completed in the future.
The Perfect Tenses
TIPS FOR RECOGNIZING PERFECT TENSES It is an action that has been completed Focus on the Have/Has/Had which will tell if it is Present, Past The verb behind it will be in the past participle form
Using the Present Perfect Tense
The helping verb have or has is in the PRESENT Tense
The present perfect tense is composed of the present tense of: HAVE/HAS + the past participle I have eaten .
Using the Past Perfect Tense The helping verb have is in the PAST Tense The past perfect tense is composed of the present tense of: HAD + the past participle I had eaten .
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