WHAT IS VERBS? Most verbs describe an action or state of being. Tell us what is happening. This taxi is departing to Alor Setar Kamal often asks question Some verb describe situation
VERBS NON- ACTION ACTION LINKINGTRANSITIVE INTRANSITIVE BE VERB VERB
ACTION VERB Expresses what something or someone does. Transitive IntransitiveRequires an object Does not require anand the object comes object. after the verb. A sentence with an intransitive verbs completeE.g: my brother built without an object. a tree-house in the E.g : Ali Hanapiah garden smiled.
NON ACTION Do not express any action. They are used to refer to physical characteristics and conditions. BE VERB Linking verb Used to link the subjectUsually comes of a sentence with aimmediately after the complement.subject in statement. Followed by aIt takes a different complement rather thanform after different an object.subject
Be verb affirmativeI am confident I He was tiredHe SheShe is exhausted ItItWe WeThey are intelligent They were shyYou You
LINKING VERBS Use to link the subject of a sentence with a complement These are the example of common linking verbs and their function Expressing feeling Expressing Expressing sensory and thought possession perception believe own feel need possess hear dislike Examples: belong smell I know the lady who works at the front desk. He owns a fleet of private jets. It smells delicious
AUXILIARIES VERB Known as helping verbs. Cannot be used without a main verbs Used to make sentences negative Used to ask questions Have-has- Do-does-did Be verbs had To avoid Emphasis the expressrepetition statement obligation