A verb is a word that shows action or links a subject to another word in the sentence. A verb asserts something about the subject of the sentence and express actions, events, or states of being. Verbs are one of the most basic parts of speech. Verbs are in every sentence you write. Verbs show action. We currently have verbs worksheets for subtopics: action verbs, irregular verbs, linking verbs, helping verbs, verb tenses, subject-verb agreement, general and precise verbs, to be verbs, phrasal verbs, modal verbs and verb conjugation.
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The basic rule is that a singular subject takes a singular verb while a plural subject takes a plural verb. These Subject-Verb Agreement worksheets are for students at the beginner, intermediate and advanced level.
Action Verbs are verbs that describe actions and things taking place rather than states. They are words that show action. There are two types of action verbs, mental and physicial action. It is fun to write with action verbs because they show action of the noun in the sentnce.
Verb tenses are tools that English speakers use to express time in their language. The present tense of a verb names an action that happens now. The past tense of a verb names an action that already happened. The future tense of a verb names an action that will happen. These Verb Tenses worksheets are for students at the beginner, intermediate and advanced level.
Helping verbs help a main verb to name an action or make a statement. There are 23 verbs that can be used as helping verbs in the English language. These helping verbs worksheets are for students at the beginner, intermediate and advanced level.
An Irregular Verb does not follow the pattern of regular verbs in terms of adding an -ed for the past and past participle. Irregular verbs live by their own set of rules. Most of the verbs in the English language are irregular verbs.
The verb to be most frequently works in conjunction with another verb. To be verbs include; am, are, is, was and were. These To Be Verbs worksheets are for students at the beginner, intermediate and advanced level.
A verb is a word that shows action. A verb can show a mental or physical action. Verbs are one the most common parts of speech in the English language. It is important to expand one's vocabulary as they age. Using more precise verbs are a good way to show that a students has expanded their vocabulary.
Phrasal verbs are two word phrases consisting of a verb and adverb or a verb and preposition. Think of each phrasal verb as a separate verb with a specific meaning. They are an idiomatic phrase consisting of a verb and another element. When the added adverb or preposition is added to the verb, it creates an additional meaning different from the original verb.
A modal verb is a type of auxiliary verb that is used to indicate modality that is likelihood, ability, permission, and obligation. Common modal verbs include: can / could, may / might, must, will / would, and shall / should. Modal verbs tend to precede another verb. Modals do not have subject-verb agreement. They are used to indicate modality.
Verb conjugation refers to how a verb changes to show a different person, tense, number or mood. There are many ways to conjugate verbs in the English language. In the English language, we have six different persons: first person singular (I), second person singular (you), third person singular (he/she/it), first person plural (we), second person plural (you) and third person plural (they). Conjugating a verb is creating an oderly arrengement of that verb in its many forms.