Verbs, Definition - Coggle Diagram
Past continuous: ''I was writing articles on different topics.''He was reading various kinds of books.'' the past tense of the verb "to be" (was/were), and the base of the main verb +ing
Past Perfect : ''I had written articles on various topics before he came''. He had read different kinds of books before you came.'' he past perfect refers to a time earlier than before now.
Simple past :''I saw a movie yesterday'' '' I didn't see a play yesterday'' An action that happened and ended in the past .
Present Continuous: Expresses an activity that is in progress '' I am writing articles on different topics.''
Simple present :''He goes to school every morning.'' ''She understands English .''We use the simple present tense when an action is happening right now, or when it happens regularly.
Present Perfect: Describes actions that are completed .''Has lived: She has lived here all her life.''
''Have written: They have written three letters already
Future Perfect Progressive: ''John will have been baking a cake.''
Simple future :''They will play football in that field. ''
The concept of tense in English is a method that we use to refer to time - past, present and future.
Future continuous : '' tomorrow I will start work at 2pm and stop work at 6pm: At 4pm tomorrow, I will be working. ''
Example: '' You must turn in your assignment on time.''
''He might be the love of my life''.
Definition:Modal verbs add meaning to the main verb in a sentence by expressing possibility, ability, permission, or obligation.
Definition:a verb used in forming the tenses, moods, and voices of other verbs. The primary auxiliary verbs in English are be, do, and have ; the modal auxiliaries are can, could, may, might, must, shall, should, will, and would.
Example: The main auxiliary verbs are to be, to have, and to do. They appear in the following forms: To Be: am, is, are, was, were, being, been, will be.
Definition: A transitive verb has two characteristics. First, it is an action verb, expressing a doable activity like kick, want, paint, write, eat, clean, etc. Second, it must have a direct object, something or someone who receives the action of the verb
Example:. My father took (transitive verb) me (direct object) to the movies for my birthday. Please buy (transitive verb) me a dog (direct object)!
a word used to describe an action, state, or occurrence, and forming the main part of the predicate of a sentence, such as hear, become, happen.