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ACTION VERBS

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Transcript of ACTION VERBS

EXAMPLE
An action verb that describes an action that is happening now is called a present tense verb.

PRESENT VERBS
WHAT IS A VERB ?
A verb is one of the most important parts of the sentence.
It tells the subjects actions, events or state being.


PAST VERBS
THE DOG
WANTED
A BONE
BY
SANDEEP , SUNIL
KISHORE

ACTION VERBS
THE BIRD
FLIES

THROUGH THE SKY
Flies is a present tense verb because it is happening right now .

Many present tense verbs end with

s,

but some end

with


es,


or

ies.

sleep
s
cr
ies
splash
es
Verbs which tell about actions which happened some time ago are past tense verbs.

EXAMPLE
Wanted
is a past tense verb because the action has already happened.

Many past tense
verbs end with

ed
, but
some end with

d
, or
ied
.

clapp
ed
play
ed
tr
ied
FUTURE VERBS
Verbs which tell about actions which are going to happen are future tense verbs .

EXAMPLE
WE
WILL AWAKEN
AT
SIX A.M .
Will awaken
is a future tense verb because the action has not yet happened .

Future tense verbs use special words to talk about things that will happen:
will
,

going to
,
shall
,
aim to
, etc.

GOING TO

START
SHALL
EMAIL
WILL
ENJOY
HELPING VERBS
A helping verb works with a main verb to help you understand what action is taking place .

EXAMPLE
DAVE
WAS USING
THE COMPUTER
A sentence may contain up to three helping
verbs to the main verb.

THE ACTION VERBS ARE
DIVIDED INTO
PRESENT VERBS
PAST VERBS
FUTURE VERBS
HELPING VERBS
EXAMPLE
HE
IS
A CREATIVE
PERSON
WHAT IS A ACTION VERB ?
An action verb is a verb that expresses either physical or mental activity.

EXAMPLE:
MY DOG IS
SLEEPING
ON
A SOFA.
An example would be :
The dog must have been chasing the cat
. The helping verbs are:
must, have, and been
; the main verb is
chasing.
A FEW EXAMPLES OF ACTION VERBS.
SINGING
DANCING
BOXING
RIDING
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