Presentation on theme: "GRAMMAR GRIND Verb Tenses Simple Present Usage: Action in the present, habitual action or general truth. Examples: 1.I talk. He talks. 2.Every day Mr."— Presentation transcript:
Simple Present Usage: Action in the present, habitual action or general truth. Examples: 1.I talk. He talks. 2.Every day Mr. Langan talks to the class. 3.Humans talk to each other to communicate. Form: Verb + s/ es in third person only!
Present Progressive Usage: Activity in progress or verbs of perception (looking, seeing, smelling etc.) Examples: 1.We are reading House on Mango Street. 2.Mr. Langan is happy that everyone loves the Grammar Grind. Form: am / is / are + present participle of verb
Past Simple Usage: Completed action or condition. Examples: 1.Mr. Langan owned a music company. 2.It was sunny yesterday. Form: Verb + ed Irregular: To Buy – bought To Bring – brought To Bet – bet To Do - did
Past Progressive (Continuous) Usage: Past ongoing action or an action interrupted in the past. Form: was / were + present particple Examples: They were climbing for twenty seven days. I was speaking when someone interrupted me.
Future Usage: With will/won't — Activity or event that will or won't exist or happen in the future With going to — future in relation to circumstances in the present Examples: I will get an A in Mr. Langan’s class. I don’t get this assignment, I’m going to study hard. Technology is awesome! Verb conjugator application! “English Verbs,” by Appicenter LLC Form: will / am going to + verb
Let’s Try It I _________________________this GRAMMAR GRIND! Verb: To AceTense: Future will ace / am going to ace I ___________________ very hard for this quiz Friday!was studying Verb: To StudyTense: Past Progressive
Let’s Try It Paulo ____________________________ all his tenses by Friday! Verb: To know Tense: Future will know / is going to know Denise _______________ little hearts over her “i’s.”is writing Verb: To writeTense: Present Progressive
Let’s Try It Juan ___________________ every day in class. Verb: To participateTense: Present participates Dyheem _____________ his jump shotfor three hours yesterday. practiced Verb: To practiceTense: Simple Past
Let’s Try It Jennifer ________________ there would be a grammar grind today! Verb: To hopeTense: Past Progressive was hoping Yhamila ________________ on verb tenses! is concentrating Verb: To concentrateTense: Present Progressive