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  1. Verbs <ul><li>A verb is one of the most important parts of the sentence. It tells the subjects actions, events, or state of being. It is always found in the predicate of a sentence. </li></ul>
  2. Action Verbs <ul><li>An action verb shows what the subject is PHYSICALLY doing. </li></ul><ul><li>These are actions that you can see being done. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jump Kick Swallow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Race Dance Swing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Write Bellow Fly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cough Flap Erase </li></ul></ul>
  3. Action Verbs <ul><li>Action verbs can also be words that you cannot physically see </li></ul><ul><li>Think </li></ul><ul><li>Want </li></ul><ul><li>Believe </li></ul>
  4. Linking Verbs <ul><li>A linking verb connects the subject to a noun or an adjective in the predicate. </li></ul><ul><li>Linking verbs are often form of to be </li></ul><ul><li>MEMORIZE the following linking verbs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>is, am, are, was, were, will be, been </li></ul></ul>
  5. Linking Verbs <ul><li>Linking verbs may also deal with the five senses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Look, feel, taste, smell, sound </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Linking verbs may reflect a state of being: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>appear, seem, become, grow, turn, prove, remain </li></ul></ul><ul><li>These words are dangerous since they can be action verbs. BE CAREFUL. There must be a noun or adjective following it to be linking. </li></ul>
  6. Helping Verbs <ul><li>Helping verbs (also known as auxiliary or modal verbs) work to help or complete the main verb. </li></ul><ul><li>These verbs include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>have, has, had, do, did, could, might, may, must, have to, ought to, shall, will, would, should </li></ul></ul><ul><li>When used as a helping verb, it must be used with another verb. </li></ul>
  7. Verb Tenses <ul><li>Verb tenses tell when in time a verb is being used </li></ul><ul><li>These tenses are shown by endings, helping verbs, or both. </li></ul><ul><li>These endings include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ed, ing, en </li></ul></ul>
  8. Verb Tenses <ul><li>Verbs tenses include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Present </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Past </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Future </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Present Perfect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Past Perfect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Future Perfect </li></ul></ul>
  9. Verb Tense <ul><li>Present tense </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shows action/state that is happening RIGHT NOW or that HAPPENS REGULARLY </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Past tense </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shows an action/state that happened at a SPECIFIC TIME in the past </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Future tense </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shows an action/state that will happen sometime in the future </li></ul></ul>
  10. Perfect Tenses <ul><li>Present perfect </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shows an action/state that STARTED IN THE PAST, BUT IS STILL GOING ON IN THE PRESENT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I have been at T. A. Dugger all year long. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stories about slavery have always interested me. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You must use the helping verbs HAVE or HAS to form this tense </li></ul>
  11. Perfect Tenses <ul><li>Past perfect </li></ul><ul><ul><li>represents an action/state that began in the past and was completed the past during a specific time period </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>She had served as a nurse in the Civil War. (specific time period) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I had studied health during my first semester in the sixth grade. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You must use the helping verb HAD. </li></ul>
  12. Perfect tenses <ul><li>Future perfect tense </li></ul><ul><ul><li>represents an action/state that will START in the future and will END at a SPECIFIC TIME. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I will have studied for this test for three hours tonight. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You must use the helping verbs WILL HAVE in front of the main verb. </li></ul>

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