Presentation on theme: "VerbsVerbs Part of Speech Review: A word that expresses action or otherwise helps to make a statement Linking “be” verbs & taste feel sound look appear."— Presentation transcript:
A word that expresses action or otherwise helps to make a statement Linking “be” verbs & taste feel sound look appear become seem grow remain stay Subject predicate
Kinds of Verbs b Action verbs express mental or physical action. b Linking verbs make a statement by connecting the subject with a word that describes or explains it. It’s a state of being or feeling. He rode the horse to victory. He has been sick.
The Most Common Being and Linking Verbs bAbAre forms of be itself Am Is Are Was Were Be Being Been bBbBe sure to write these down Appear … Become Feel … Grow Look … Seem Remain … Smell Sound … Stay Taste
Verb Phrase b b Consists of a main verb preceded by at least one helping verb (auxiliary verb) Remember … – –A main verb expresses action or being – –A helping verb helps complete the meaning of the main verb Let ’ s Talk About Verb Phrases
Verb Phrase b Forms of be AmIsAreAmIsAre WasWereBeWasWereBe BeingBeenBeingBeen b Forms of do DoDoes DidDoDoes Did Common Helping Verbs
Verb Phrase b Forms of have HaveHasHadHaveHasHad b Other helping verbs CanCouldShouldCanCouldShould May MustWouldMay MustWould MightShallWillMightShallWill Common Helping Verbs
There are six main tenses: Present tense – now The boy has brown hair. Past tense – before now The boy had brown hair until he bleached it. Future tense – has not happened yet The boy will have brown hair next week.
Each verb has four main parts called principal parts. The infinitive (base form) – to swim, to throw, to run 1.The Past Tense – swam, threw, ran 2.The Present Participle – (am/is/are) swimming, (am/is/are) throwing, (am/is/are) running 3.The Past Participle – (has/have/had) swum, (has/have/had) thrown, (has/have/had) run
A participle is a form of a verb that can be used as a verb or an adjective. There are two kinds of participles – past and present. Present Participles usually end in -ing. Past Participles usually end in -ed or -en, or -d, -t, or –n, and follow the helping verbs have or had.
The three perfect tenses are : Present Perfect Past Perfect Future Perfect
Present perfect tense – started in the past and continuing up to the present. The dog has had fleas for five years. Past perfect tense – finished before some other past action. He had gone to college before he started his business. Future perfect tense – action will start and finish in the future. I will have gone to school for four months before we get a vacation.