HELPING VERBS

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HELPING VERBS

  1. 1. VERBS ACTION WORDS/ DOING WORDS HELPING WORDS BY: Wpampo
  2. 2. Verbs Like the sun, verbs are the energy of the sentence. A sentence cannot exist without them.
  3. 3. Helping verbs
  4. 4. A verb is an important part of a sentence. A verb is a word used to Express a certain action done by Somebody or Something. It also called a Doing Word. Examples 1. He Goes to the Circus. 2. Lara eats Fruit everyday.
  5. 5. A verb is also used to tell us the state or condition of somebody or something Examples 1. I am very happy today. 2. We are late for the circus.
  6. 6. Tense of a Verb • A verb also tell us about the time of an action. • The Tense of a verb denotes the time of an action. • The present tense of a verb tells us about an action that is taking place now, or an action that happens regularly. • The past tense of a verb tells us about an action that took place at some in the past. • The Future tense of a verb tells us about an action that will take place at some time in the future.
  7. 7. Examples 1. He goes to the circus every day. present tense 2. He went to the circus last evening. past tense 3. He will go to the circus next week. future tense
  8. 8. Forms of the Verb “be” TENSE PRESENT PAST PERSON/ NUMBER Singular Plural Singular Plural First Person I am here. We are here. I was here. We were here. Second Person You are here. You are here. You were here. You were here. Third Person He is here. She is here. It is here. They are here. He is here. She is here. It is here. They were here. The form of a verb changes to the PERSON, NUMBER, and TENSE. The following table illustrates the forms of the verb- be in present tense and the past tense, with subject pronouns
  9. 9. Forms of the Verb “have" TENSE PRESENT PAST PERSON/ NUMBER Singular Plural Singular Plural First Person I have the car. We have the car. I had the car. We had the car. Second Person You have the car. You have the car. You had the car. You had the car. Third Person He has the car. She has the car. It has the car. They have the car. He had the car. She had the car. It had the car. They had the car. The form of a verb changes to the PERSON, NUMBER, and TENSE. The following table illustrates the forms of the verb- HAVE in present tense and the past tense, with subject pronouns
  10. 10. Helping Verb • A helping verb is a verb that helps the main verb tell about an action or make a statement. – It helps tell when the action is taking place – You will only have a helping verb when there is an action verb in the sentence that it is paired with in a phrase.
  11. 11. Helping Verbs/Main Verb Sentence I am going to the circus. You are coming with us. Daddy is taking us to the circus. I was baking a cake. We were planning a trip. Helping Verbs Main Verb am going Are Coming Is Taking Was baking were planning
  12. 12. Helping Verb/Main Verb We have finished our homework. He has given us the tickets. You had gone home. Have Finished Has Given Had Gone
  13. 13. Helping verbs help other verbs denote the time of the action I am going to the circus. The boy was feeling tired. We have taken our bags at home. Daddy had booked the tickets last week. Present Past Present past
  14. 14. Main verb/ helping verb • Two verbs work together to complete the meaning of sentence and denote the time of the action REMEMBER: 1. The helping verb always comes before the main verb. 2. The helping verb am is are was & were can simply used on their own as main verb that denote the state or condition of place or thing. 3. The helping verb has have & had can be used on their own as main verb that denote action.
  15. 15. Activity i. Circle the action verbs in the following paragraph: – Sports experts write about the football player Jim Thorpe even today. Thorpe blocked like a tank. He tackled like a tornado. In every game Thorpe attacked his opponents with all his might. He caught the ball skillfully and charged ahead fearlessly. Experts still remember and honor Thorpe’s greatness.
  16. 16. • II. Give 10 simple sentences encircle the verb and underline the subject.

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