Verbs express activity, possibilities and conditions of a person, thing or animal. They tell us what is happening and where.

Types of verbs

There are 5 types of verbsTransitive verbs, Intransitive verbs, Link verbs, Auxiliary verbs, Modal verbs

Follow the link to learn about the different types of verbs.

 

After learning about types of verbs, you can do the following test:

 

TEST N°1

Verb tenses

When using verbs, we must know how and when to use the different tenses.

English has 12 tenses:

Simple past Past continuous Past perfect Past perfect continuous
Simple present Present continuous Present perfect Present perfect continuous
Simple future Future continuous Future perfect Future perfect continuous

When using tenses, you must know if the verb is regular or irregular.

  • Regular verbs are those whose past simple and past participle are formed by simply adding –ed
Simple form Continuous form Perfect form Perfect continuous form
Present Look Am looking/
Is looking /
Are looking
Have looked/
Has looked
Have been looking/
Has been looking
Past Looked Was looking /
Were looking
Had looked Had been looking
Future Will look/shall look Will be looking Will have looked Will have been looking

 

  • Irregular verbs are those whose past simple and past participle are formed in different ways, not by adding –ed
Simple form Continuous form Perfect form Perfect continuous form
Present Draw Am drawing/
Is drawing/
Are drawing
Have drawn/
Has drawn
Have been drawing/
Has been drawing
Past Drew Was drawing/
Were drawing
Had  drawn Had been drawing
Future Will draw/shall draw Will be drawing Will have drawn Will have been drawing

In this link you can find a complete list of irregular verbs in its base form, followed by its simple past form and past participle:

 

Follow the links to learn about the different verb tenses.

 

After learning about verb tenses, you can do the following test:

 

TEST N°2