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Vivid Verbs

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Simone White

on 2 October 2012

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Vivid Verbs By Alejandra Espinoza, Simone White, Amanda Porras Action Verbs Show Action Transitive Verbs:
show action being done to something or someone else. Being Verbs Show state of being Two Basic Functions of Verbs Intransitive Verbs: Helping Verbs: Help show tense Linking Verbs: Show relationship between
a subject and an object Present: Past: Future: The Simple
Tenses Use the main verb for all pronouns except
for he, she, or it. For he, she or it, add -s or -es Use the main verb and add -ed for all forms Use shall or will, plus the
main verb Present Perfect: use have or has plus the main verb with -ed ending.
Ex: She has learned. Past Perfect: use had plus the main verb with -ed ending.
Ex: She had learned. Future Perfect: use shall/will have plus the
main verb with -ed ending.
Ex: She will have learned. The Perfect Tenses
Present Progressive: indicates action in progress now.
Ex: I am learning. Past Progressive: indicates action
that was in progress in the past.
Ex: I was learning. Future Progressive: indicates action
that will be in progress in the future.
Ex: I will be learing. The Progressive Tenses Present Perfect Progressive:
indicates progress up to now.
Ex: I have been learning. Past Perfect Tenses: indicates action that was
in progress before something else in the past.
Ex: I had been learning. The Perfect Progressive
Tenses Future Perfect Progressive: indicates action that will be in progress before something else in the future.
Ex: I will have been learning. Regular vs. Irregular Verbs Regular Verbs: form past tense and past participles (using helping verbs) by adding -ed to the main verb.
Ex: I walk-ed to school. Irregular Verbs: change words for past tense and participles. Main Verb go
ride went
rode gone
ridden Past Past Participle Verbals Verbals: are verbs that function as nouns (subjects and objects) Ex: Swimming is good excercise. I like swimming. Ex. Jill (subject) returned the book (direct object). Ex. Jill (subject) returned. Gerrunds: Verbs that end in -ing
and act as a noun subject or object Infinitives: to+ the main
form of a verb acting
as a noun Ex. I like to swim.
stand alone; show action without the need for a direct or indirect object. Ex. I have finished my homework. Ex. Nancy is a dentist. Ex. I learn/ we learn Ex. They learned Ex. They shall learn (has, have, had)
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