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Title: More Verbs to Learn


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More Verbs to Learn
  • Compound
  • Helping
  • Infinitive
  • Phrasal

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Compound Verbs
  • A compound verb is simply more than one verb
  • Jackson saw the spider and screamed.

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Here are more examples
  • Aunt Mary opened the front door and called the
    cat.
  • The tornado tore through our county but spared
    our homes.

4
Helping Verbs
  • Helping verbs, also known as auxiliary verbs, are
    added to the main verb to change the tense.
  • Jan is dreaming of visiting Paris.
  • Jan has been dreaming of visiting Paris.
  • Jan has dreamed of visiting Paris.

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Here are common helping verbs
  • Is
  • Was
  • Have been
  • Will be
  • Might
  • Should have been
  • Could

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Here are more examples
  • Abby is leaving for Denver today.
  • You should have called me earlier.
  • I might have left the lights on.

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Lets practice!
  • Click on the type of verb in the sentence below
  • Professor Calhoun called roll and then handed
    back our essays.
  • A. Compound B. Helping C. Infinitive

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Not quite!
  • Click here to try again.

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Yes!
  • Click on the correct type of verb
  • The plane should be arriving at any time now.
  • A. Compound B. Helping C. Infinitive

10
Oops!
  • Click here to try again.

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Correct!
  • Click on the type of verb you see.
  • The snow has turned to rain.
  • A. Compound B. Helping

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Not exactly.
  • Click here to try again.

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Youve got it!
  • Now, click on the sentence that contains helping
    verbs.
  • Diego has been playing golf for ten years.
  • Diego has played and taught golf for ten years.

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Oops!
  • Click here to try again.

15
Yes!
  • Click on the sentence that contains a compound
    verb
  • I found my gloves but lost them again.
  • I have been looking for my gloves for nearly an
    hour.

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Oops!
  • Click here to try again.

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Correct!
  • Click on the sentence that contains helping
    verbs.
  • Derrick called but left no message.
  • He should have left a message.

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Not quite!
  • Click here to try again.

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Good!
  • Now lets learn another type of verb
  • The infinitive verb

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Infinitive verbs
  • always begin with to.
  • are never the main verb of the sentence.
  • For example
  • Sheila wanted to learn French.

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More examples
  • Jeff decided to buy a new car.
  • I forgot to call my dentist yesterday.
  • Nobody expected the Cougars to win the game.

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Lets practice!
  • Click on the main verb of the sentence.
  • Remember, the infinitive verb is never the main
    verb.
  • Marcus refused to accept defeat.

23
Not quite!
  • Click here to try again.

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Yes!
  • Lets try another. Click on the main verb of the
    sentence.
  • We were too tired to go to the mall.

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Oops!
  • Click here to try again.

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Correct!
  • Heres another. Click on the main verb.
  • All students need to register by Monday.

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Not quite!
  • Click here to try again.

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Good!
  • Lets learn one more type of verb
  • Phrasal verb

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Phrasal Verbs
  • combine with prepositions
  • We signed up for tennis lessons.
  • Matthew tore up his lousy poem.
  • Have you clocked in yet?

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Lets practice!
  • The sentence below contains two verbs. Click on
    the phrasal verb.
  • We are removing outdated portraits and putting
    up new ones.

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Not quite!
  • Remember, a phrasal verb ends in a a preposition.
  • Click here to try again.

32
Yes!
  • Lets try another. There are two verbs in the
    sentence below. Click on the phrasal verb.
  • Miguel has promised that he will turn in his
    library books by Tuesday.

33
Oops!
  • Remember, a phrasal verb ends in a preposition.
  • Click here to try again.

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Good!
  • Lets do one more. Click on the phrasal verb in
    the sentence below.
  • I think your painting turned out quite well.

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Not quite!
  • Click here to try again.

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Yes!
  • Lets do a quick review of all types of verbs
  • Action
  • Linking
  • Compound
  • Helping
  • Infinitive
  • Phrasal

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Action Verbs
  • Show physical or mental action
  • She dances quite well.

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Linking Verbs
  • Show a state of being
  • Denzel is quite handsome.

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Compound Verbs
  • Two or more verbs
  • Derrick dodged a tackler and trotted into the end
    zone.

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Helping Verbs
  • Combine with main verbs to change tense
  • Two birds are dancing in the yard.

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Lets practice!
  • Click on the verb in the sentence below.
  • Annie has been living in Colorado since 1981.

42
Not quite!
  • Click here to try again.

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Correct!
  • Click on the verb in the sentence below
  • Exercise is easier for me in the morning than in
    the afternoon.

44
Oops!
  • Click here to try again.

45
Good!
  • Click on the action verb in the sentence below.
  • Martin is an author who writes about the Old
    West.

46
Not quite!
  • Rememberyoure looking for an action verb.
  • Click here to try again.

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Correct!
  • Now, click on the linking verb in the sentence
    below
  • Ellen failed her chemistry test, but she was not
    discouraged.

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Oops!
  • Remember, youre looking for a state of being
    verb, a linking verb.
  • Click here to try again.

49
Youve got it!
  • Can you find the verb that contains a helping
    verb?
  • The weather forecaster said that the temperature
    would turn cold by noon.

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Oops!
  • Click here to try again.

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Yes!
  • Can you spot the phrasal verb?
  • Brad walked into the room and turned up the
    volume on the television.

52
Not quite!
  • Remember, a phrasal verb ends with a preposition
    that is not part of a prepositional phrase.
  • Click here to try again.

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Yes!
  • Click on the sentence that contains a compound
    verb.
  • I have never been able to sing high notes.
  • We drove up to the park entrance and paid the
    entrance fee.

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Oops!
  • Remember, compound verbs are connected by
    conjunctions.
  • Click here to try again.

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Yes!
  • Thats all for now!
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