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Title: VERBS


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VERBS
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What is a Verb?
  • A verb is a word that expresses action or a state
    of being.

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Action Verb
  • An action verb is a verb that expresses either
    physical or mental activity.
  • EX John and I hiked for several miles.

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Regular/Irregular verbsChange the irregular
verbs below to past tense forms of each.
  • arise
  • Breed
  • Build
  • Catch
  • Creep
  • Draw
  • Eat
  • Fall
  • Feed
  • Go
  • Grow
  • Upset
  • Withdraw
  • Keep
  • Know
  • Lead
  • Leave
  • Make
  • Meet
  • Outdo
  • Oversee
  • Partake
  • Proofread
  • Put
  • Run
  • Sleep
  • Throw
  • Write

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Helping Verbs
  • A helping verb helps the main verb express action
    or a state of being.
  • EX People have celebrated birthdays in many
    different ways.

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Jingle Bell Tune
  • Helping Verbs, Helping Verbs
  • There are 23
  • Am is are was and were
    Click here to listen
  • Being been and be
  • Have has had
  • Do does did
  • Shall will should and would
  • There are five more helping verbs
  • May might must can could

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Linking Verbs
  • A linking verb expresses the state of being. It
    connects or links the subject to a word or word
    group that identifies or describes the subject.
  • EX The old house looked deserted.
  • TIP Replace the verb with an
  • If it makes sense, then its a linking verb.

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Verb Tense
  • The tense of a verb shows time.
  • 3 different tenses
  • Present
  • Past
  • Future

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Present Tense
  • Shows action that happens now or action that
    happens over and over.

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Past Tense
  • Tells that something took place in the past.

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Future Tense
  • Tells that something will happen in the future.
  • Add will to the main verb to make it future
    tense.

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Perfect Tense
  • The perfect tense of a verb shows the
    continuation or completion of an action.
  • Use a form of HAVE.
  • 3 perfect tenses
  • Present perfect
  • Past perfect
  • Future perfect

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Present Perfect
  • Shows action that started to happen sometime
    before now or action that is still happening.
  • Example Ms. Basone has started her lesson
    already.

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Past Perfect
  • Shows action that happened before another past
    action.
  • Example By lunch time, I had finished my BACON.

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Future Perfect
  • Shows action that will be completed before and
    stated time in the future.
  • Example I will have done the homework before
    get home.

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Direct Objects
  • A noun or pronoun or word group that tells who or
    what receives the action of the verb.
  • EX She worked the clay with her hands.

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Transitive Verbs
  • A transitive verb expresses an action directed
    towards a person, place, thing, or idea. (DIRECT
    OBJECT)
  • Ingrid left her sneakers in the gym.

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Intransitive Verbs
  • An intransitive verb expresses an action(or tells
    something about the subject) without the action
    passing to a receiver or object. (NO DIRECT
    OBJECT)
  • EX The runner stretched before the race.

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Verb Phrase
  • Contains
  • One main verb
  • One or more helping verbs
  • Sometimes---is interrupted by another part of
    speech (mostly adverbs and adjectives)
  • Example Ms. Basone will not touch birds under
    any circumstance.
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