Verbs provide the action of the sentence. <br />Verbs can identify a visible action, a state of being or condition, or can...
Verbs can convey a state of being or condition by linking the noun with the adjective.<br />His pockets appeared empty.<br...
Verbs can also enhance a sentence’s meaning by providing more information about the tense.<br />These are called auxiliary...
Identify the verb phrases in the following sentences.<br />Steven and Craig must have had permission to leave early.<br />...
Steven and Craig must have had permission to leave early.<br />Missy should vacuum the carpet before she dusts the furnitu...
There are three verb tenses that tell us when something is going to happen or if it already has happened: present, past, f...
Present tense tells us that the action happens on a regular basis.<br />We go to school every morning.<br />Past tense tel...
Present progressive tense tells us that the action is in progress.<br />Jill is writing a letter.<br />Past progressive te...
Present perfect tense indicates that the action had started in the past and is ongoing into the present time.<br />Chris h...
Irregular verbs do not follow a predictable pattern change tense. <br />There are many irregular verbs in the English lang...
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  1. 1. Verbs provide the action of the sentence. <br />Verbs can identify a visible action, a state of being or condition, or can help give us information about the tense of the sentence.<br />Verbs<br />dancing<br />
  2. 2. Verbs can convey a state of being or condition by linking the noun with the adjective.<br />His pockets appeared empty.<br />Verbs can also link nouns.<br />John became a teacher. <br />Verbs<br />
  3. 3. Verbs can also enhance a sentence’s meaning by providing more information about the tense.<br />These are called auxiliary verbs: am, is, are, was, were, be, do, does, did, have, had, has, may, might, must, shall, will, can, should, would, could, ought.<br />The cafeteria will serve pizza for lunch.<br />I could stay after school for extra help.<br />Verbs<br />
  4. 4. Identify the verb phrases in the following sentences.<br />Steven and Craig must have had permission to leave early.<br />Missy should vacuum the carpet before she dusts the furniture.<br />The remote control must have fallen behind the sofa.<br />Jesse will not be going to soccer practice this afternoon.<br />The weatherman thinks it might snow tomorrow afternoon. <br />Let’s Practice!<br />
  5. 5. Steven and Craig must have had permission to leave early.<br />Missy should vacuum the carpet before she dusts the furniture.<br />The remote control must have fallen behind the sofa.<br />Jesse will be going to soccer practice this afternoon.<br />The weatherman thinks it might snow tomorrow afternoon. <br />How did you do?<br />
  6. 6. There are three verb tenses that tell us when something is going to happen or if it already has happened: present, past, future.<br />These tenses can be subdivided into three categories: simple, progressive, and perfect.<br />Verb Tenses<br />
  7. 7. Present tense tells us that the action happens on a regular basis.<br />We go to school every morning.<br />Past tense tells us that the action has already happened.<br />He broke his leg.<br />Future tense tells us that the action will happen.<br />I will dance in the recital on Friday. <br />Simple<br />
  8. 8. Present progressive tense tells us that the action is in progress.<br />Jill is writing a letter.<br />Past progressive tells us that the action has happened at some specific time in the past.<br />George was playing in the football game last Saturday.<br />Future progressive tells is the action is continuous or will occur in the future. <br />Lauren will be attending the party on Friday night. <br />Progressive (ing)<br />
  9. 9. Present perfect tense indicates that the action had started in the past and is ongoing into the present time.<br />Chris had cleaned all day.<br />Past perfect tense indicates that the action had occurred in the past before another action was begun.<br />Justin had gotten home before the snowstorm hit.<br />Future perfect tense indicates an action that will occur and finish in the future before another action has begun.<br />Kayla will have graduated high school before going to college. <br />Perfect<br />
  10. 10. Irregular verbs do not follow a predictable pattern change tense. <br />There are many irregular verbs in the English language. So, if you are unsure, consult your grammar book or a dictionary. <br />Irregular Verbs<br />

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