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Verb tense and irregular verbs

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Verb tense and irregular verbs

  1. 1. Verb Tense and Irregular Verbs<br />
  2. 2. Definition of Verb<br />A verb is a word that expresses action or state of being (existence).<br />
  3. 3. Present tense – expresses an action (or existence) which is happening now or which happens continually, regularly<br />Future tense – expresses action that will take place<br />
  4. 4. Tense refers to when an action happened<br />Simple Present Tense:<br />Today I teach English 100.<br />Today I am teaching English 100.<br />Today I eat vegetables.<br /> Simple Future Tense<br /><ul><li>Tomorrow I will teach English 100.</li></li></ul><li>A verb has 3 principal parts: the present, past, and past participle.<br />Walk (present tense) Walked (past)<br /> Walked (past participle) <br />Eat (present tense) Ate (past) <br />Eaten (past participle) <br />
  5. 5. Past Tense: Regular or Irregular<br />Regular Simple Past Tense:<br />Yesterday I walked in the woods.<br />Yesterday I painted the kitchen.<br />Irregular Simple Past Tense<br />Yesterday I taught English 100.<br />Yesterday I ate vegetables.<br /> Simple past tense expresses an action which is completed at a particular time in the past<br />
  6. 6. What is a past participle ?<br />The past and the past participle of regular verbs are formed by adding ed to the present form<br />The past and past participle of irregular verbs are usually different words<br />
  7. 7. Irregular Past Participles<br />
  8. 8. The Present Perfect Tense<br />The present perfect tense expresses action which began in the pastbut continues in the present or is completed in the present<br />To form the present perfect tense, add has or have to the past participle<br />
  9. 9. Past Perfect Tense<br /><ul><li>The past perfect tense expresses action which began in the past and was completed in the past
  10. 10. To form the past perfect tense , add had to the past participle</li></li></ul><li> Future Perfect Tense<br />The future perfect tense expresses action or existence which will begin in the future and will be completed by a specific time in the future.<br />To form the future perfect tense, add shall have or will haveto the past participle<br />
  11. 11. Verb Tense Timeline<br />

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