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  • 1. Verbs. What is a verb?
    • A verb is a word which describes the action in a sentence (the doing word)
    • Examples
    • I play football.
    • They skip quickly.
    • We eat spaghetti.
    • Bob is seven today.
  • 2. Verb Tenses
    • Verb tenses describe WHEN the action is happening.
    • PRESENT (it’s happening NOW.)
    • PAST (it’s ALREADY happened.)
    • FUTURE (it’s ABOUT to happen.)
  • 3. Present tense to past tense.
    • The following sentences are written in the present tense. Try changing them to the past tense by putting Yesterday at the beginning of each.
    • I eat spaghetti.
    • They skip quickly.
    • Bob is seven.
    • I play football.
    How have the verbs changed?
  • 4. How did you do?
    • Yesterday I ate spaghetti.
    • Yesterday they skipped quickly.
    • Yesterday Bob was seven.
    • Yesterday I played football.
    (Did you remember to double the consonant in skipped?)
  • 5. Past to present
    • These sentences are in the past.
    • Change them to the present by putting today at the front of each.
    • Sarah felt hot.
    • The cow jumped over the moon.
    • John sat outside in the garden.
    • The mouse ran up the clock.
  • 6. How did you do?
    • Today Sarah feels hot.
    • Today the cow jumps over the moon.
    • Today John sits outside in the garden.
    • Today the mouse runs up the clock.
  • 7. The future tense.
    • The future tense is used to describe what will or could happen. Change these sentences to the future tense by adding tomorrow at the start of each.
    • Jack and Jill went up the hill.
    • Thomas chased the mouse.
    • Lucy entered the wardrobe.
    • Bo Peep lost her sheep.
  • 8. How did you do?
    • Tomorrow Jack and Jill could/will go up the hill.
    • Tomorrow Thomas could/will chase the mouse.
    • Tomorrow Lucy could/will enter the wardrobe.
    • Tomorrow Bo Peep could/will lose her sheep.