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Title: Verb Tenses


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Verb Tenses
Verbs do more than describe an action or state of
being.
They also tell about TIME!
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Different forms of a verb tell whether an action
or a state of being takes place in the
The PRESENT
The PAST
The FUTURE
3
Present Tense
Tells about an action or state of being that is
happening NOW.
I work at school.
I am late for class.
4
Forming the Present Tense
To form the present tense
Keep the basic form of the verb
OR
Add s or -es
5
Forming the Present Tense
I ride. You ride. Mary rides.
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  • The PRESENT tense
  • names an action that is happening now.

The pitcher throws the ball to the catcher.
Pettitte plays for the Yankees.
The batter walks to 1st base.
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Lets Practice
  • Use the correct form of the verb in the present
    tense.

teaches
Mr. Smith ____________ Social Studies to the
class. (teach)
puts
The student _________ her homework on the desk.
(put)
gives
She _________ her homework to the teacher.
(give)
takes
He __________ the homework from all the students.
(take)
8
Past Tense
Tells about an action or state of being that was
completed in the past.
I worked all last summer.
I was a library aide.
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Forming the Past Tense
To form the past tense
Add ed to the end of the verb.
10
Forming the Past Tense
I laugh
I laughed.
Joe walks
Joe walked.
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  • The PAST tense
  • names an action that already happened.

The teams played baseball yesterday.
Pettitte pitched for the Yankees.
The rain ended the game.
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Lets Practice
  • Use the correct form of the verb in the past
    tense.

walked
Mr. Smith ____________ to school each day. (walk)
showed
The student _________ her award to her parents.
(show)
carried
She _________ her books to her locker. (carry)
learned
He __________ how to speak Spanish. (learn)
13
Tells about an action or state of being that will
happen in the future. Includes an main verb and a
helping verb.
Future Tense
I will work at the pool next summer.
I will be a lifeguard.
14
Forming the Future Tense
To form the future tense, add will or shall
to the main verb.
15
Forming the Future Tense
Main verb
Write
will write
Sing
shall sing
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  • Find the main verb and the helping verb!

The teams will play baseball tomorrow.
Pettitte will pitch for the Yankees next year.
The rain will end the game.
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Lets Practice
  • Use the correct form of the verbs in the future
    tense.

will walk
Mr. Smith ____________ to school each day. (walk)
will show
The student ____________ her award to her
parents. (show)
will carry
She _______________ her books to her locker.
(carry)
will learn
He ________________ how to speak Spanish. (learn)
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Irregular Verbs in the Past Tense
  • Irregular verbs do not follow the usual rules.
  • Irregular verbs do not add ed to form the past
    tense.

Irregular verbs do not follow any rules.
Ex. I go to Darien Lake. I went to Darien
Lake. I have gone to Darien Lake
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Lets Practice
  • saw

Kevin (see, saw) Afinogenov at the mall.
ran
Mallory (run, ran) up to Hannah Montana.
Alisha (make, made) cookies yesterday.
made
Mrs. Tranguilli (gave, given) us treats.
gave
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Try some more
Use the correct past-tense form of the verb in
parentheses.
Miley (give) a great performance.
gave
sang
The audience (sing) along to the songs.
brought
The applause (bring) everyone to their feet.
The popcorn was (go) by the time the concert
ended.
gone
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