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Regular Verb Tenses Regular Verb Tenses Presentation Transcript

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    • When the subject is he, she, or it, add s to the verb.
    • When the subject is I, you, we, or they, do not add s to the verb .
    • Verbs that end in s, x, z, ch, or sh add es .
    • With verbs that end in y and have a consonant before it, change the y to i and add es .
    run- He run s. She run s. The dog run s. I cry. You run. We read. They study. watch- watch es He watch es TV at night. cry- cr i es The baby cries so much! PRESENT TENSE
  • REMEMBER…
    • When the subject is the third person singular ( he, she, it ), use the verb in the s form :
    • begins Ex: The class begins at 9:00 o’clock.
    • walks José walks to the train station.
    • When the verb ends in ch, sh, x, z and s , add es .
    Verb Add es catch catches wash washes wax waxes buzz buzzes guess guesses
  • Verbs that end in y:
    • When a verb ends with y and there is a vowel before it, you add an s.
      • ex. play-plays
    • When the verb ends in y and there is a consonant before it, you change the y to an i and add es.
      • ex. cry-cries
  • PAST TENSE
    • For most verbs, add ed .
    • When a short verb ends in one vowel and a consonant, double the consonant and add ed .
    • When a verb ends in e, just add d .
    • When a verb ends in a consonant and y, change the y to i and add ed .
    talk-talk ed bat-bat ted stop - stop ped lik e - like d lov e - love d try- tr ied
  • Future Tense
    • Use the basic form of the verb with the helping verb will or shall.
        • hop – will hop
        • fly – shall fly
  • REGULAR ACTION VERBS