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Action verbs pres

  1. 1. Action Verbs Past, present and future tense Mr.Reyes Ms.Valentin Ms.Torres
  2. 2. Present verbs <ul><li>An action verb that describes what is happening now is called a </li></ul><ul><li>present tense verb . </li></ul><ul><li>The bird flies </li></ul><ul><li>through the sky. </li></ul><ul><li>Flies is a present tense verb </li></ul><ul><li>because it is happening right </li></ul><ul><li>now. </li></ul>Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com
  3. 3. Present tense verbs <ul><li>Many present tense verbs end with s , but some end with es , or ies . </li></ul>Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com keep s smash es cr ies
  4. 4. Past Verbs <ul><li>Verbs which tell about actions which </li></ul><ul><li>happened some time ago are </li></ul><ul><li>past tense verbs. </li></ul><ul><li>The dog wanted a bone. </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted is a past tense verb </li></ul><ul><li>because the action has </li></ul><ul><li>already happened. </li></ul>Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com
  5. 5. Past tense verbs <ul><li>Many past tense verbs end with ed, but some end with d, or ied . </li></ul>Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com slapped cried mad
  6. 6. Future Verbs <ul><li>Verbs which tell about actions that are going to happen are future tense verbs . </li></ul><ul><li>We will awaken at </li></ul><ul><li>six a.m. </li></ul><ul><li>Will awaken is a future tense </li></ul><ul><li>verb because the action has not </li></ul><ul><li>yet happened. </li></ul>Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com
  7. 7. Future tense verbs <ul><li>Future tense verbs use special words to talk about things that will happen: will, going to, shall, aim to, etc. </li></ul>Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com Going to start Shall email Will enjoy
  8. 8. Interactive Verb Games <ul><li>Tenses ‘Tresure hunt!’ </li></ul><ul><li>Present and Past Tense Matching Game </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple- Choice Quiz </li></ul>Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com
  9. 9. Tense Verbs <ul><li>1) If I want to (became, become) a good pianist, I must practice every day. </li></ul><ul><li>2) I came from a poor family and ( grow, grew) up in a run- section of Chicago. </li></ul><ul><li>3) I had trouble staying (awake, awoke) during the speech. </li></ul><ul><li>4) Although he could not think of an explanation, he refused to (give, gave) his assent to the project. </li></ul><ul><li>5) Does chocolate compel you to (break, broke) your diet? </li></ul>Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com
  10. 10. For next Thursday <ul><li>Homework! </li></ul>Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com
  11. 11. <ul><li>References </li></ul><ul><li>E:GrammerAction Verbs and tense.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.superteacherworksheets.com/actionverbs/verbtenses.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/grammar/tenses.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/grammar/tenses/getting_the_right_tense/game.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/grammar/tenses/getting_the_right_tense/quiz.shtml </li></ul>

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