Presentation on theme: "Events can happen in the"— Presentation transcript:
1 Events can happen in the Verb TensesVerb tenses tell us when things happen.Events can happen in thePresentPastFuture
2 Present verbsAn action verb that describes an action that is happening now is called a present tense verb.The bird flies through the sky.Flies is a present tense verb because it is happening right now.
3 Many present tense verbs end with s, but some end with es, or ies. criessleepssplashes
4 The PresentThis is when an event is actually happening.I am walking across to buy some sweets from the shop.I am shouting to my brother in the playground.I am running down the lane with the dog.
5 Past VerbsVerbs which tell about actions which happened some time ago are past tense verbs.The dog wanted a bone.Wanted is a past tense verb because the action has already happened.
6 Many past tense verbs end with ed, but some end with d, or ied. clappedtriedplayed
7 The PastThis is when an event has already happened.I walked across to buy some sweets from the shop.I shouted to my brother in the playground.I ran down the lane with the dog.
8 Future VerbsVerbs which tell about actions which are going to happen are future tense verbs.We will awaken at six a.m.Will awaken is a future tense verb because the action has not yet happened.
9 Future tense verbsFuture tense verbs use special words to talk about things that will happen: will, going to, shall, aim to, etc.will enjoygoing to startshall
10 The FutureThis is when an event has not taken place yet.I will walk across to buy some sweets from the shop.I will shout to my brother in the playground.I will run down the lane with the dog.
11 Look at each of these sentences and decide what tense it has been written in. PastWe went for a walk.FutureGeorge will rush into school today.PastCity beat United 6-0 last week.
12 Future Present Future Lucy will be driving me to school today. I am smelling my supper cooking in the kitchen.PresentShelley will be coming for lunch on Sunday.Future
13 Can you make the following sentences into the present, the past and the future tense? I like going to Manchester with my Mum.I like going to Manchester with my Mum. PRESENTI liked going to Manchester with my Mum. PASTI will like going to Manchester with my Mum. FUTURE
14 I will laugh at the clown in the circus. I am laughing at the clown in the circus. PRESENTI laughed at the clown in the circus. PASTI will laugh at the clown in the circus. FUTUREI swam in the pool on Wednesday.I am swimming in the pool on Wednesday. PRESENTI swam in the pool on Wednesday. PASTI will swim in the pool on Wednesday. FUTURE
15 Remember!Whenever you are writing you should try to stay in the same tense all the way through.
16 On Line ActivityPresent and Past Tense Matching Game