English Houghton Mifflin English Unit 5: Verbs
Lesson 3: More Verbs in the Present Created by: Tamara V. Russell
Objectives Form the present tense of verbs ending in s, sh ch, and x.
Form the present tense of verbs ending in a consonant and y Choose the correct present-tense verb Proofread for the correct verb form
Warm-up Which one of these sentences has something wrong with it? How can you fix it? Roscoe the Wonder Dog watch the children at the pool. Then he tries to jump into their tube!
Lesson Most verb in the present end with –s when the subject is a singluar noun. Some verbs, though, end with –es instead of –s. Add –es to verbs that end with s, sh, ch, or x when they are used with a singular noun in the subject. Do not add –es when the noun in the subject is plural. Singlar Plural Rob tosses a ball. The boys toss the ball. My grandfather fishes. The girls fish. Emily mixes the salad. Friends mix the salad. Mother watches us. People watch us.
Try it Out! The students (study, studies) history.
Maria (reach, reaches) for more paper. Matt (try, tries) very hard. Roberto (guess, guesses) the correct answer. Tonya (finish, finishes) first. study reaches tries guesses finishes
On Your Own Read the sentence. Write down the correct verb in each one. Ben _____ dinner. fix Ben _____ his brother and sister to cook. teach Ben _____ eggs and flour. mix His sister _____ the potato skins. brush Eric ______ the carrots. wash Then his brother ______ them. dry fixes teaches mixes brushes washes dries
Tomorrow’s Lesson: Verbs in the Past
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