Tense of the Verb English for Grade 7 Atty. Benjie C. Martinez, CPA, Ed. D., Ph. D. English Teacher-University President October 3, 2012 | Speech Lab
Introduction Actually, there are only two simple tenses in English Language—Past and Present Tense. In this lesson, we will know how to form the present and past form of the regular and irregular verbs in English language.
Present Tense The present tense of the verb connotes action that is happening “TODAY” or “NOW.” To form the simple present tense of the regular present tense, add –s or –esat the end of the word. Always remember that the verb shall always agree with its subject. Example: Jim eats ice cream. (Jim is singular, so, our verb must be also singular)
Present Tense Few examples of verbs in their Singular and Plural form.
Past Tense The past tense of the verb connotes action that is already done. To form the simple present tense of the regular present tense, add –d or –edat the end of the word. However, in the case of irregular verbs, their past forms differ from the formation of regular past tense. No matter what happens, the structuring is still the same. Example: Jim cooked food.
Past Tense Few examples of verbs in their Singular and Plural form.
Activity – ½ crosswise Form the simple present form of the verbs below. Bite Cite Fight Write Spank II. Form the simple past tense of the verbs below. Rank Harm Farm Wreck Check
Reference Grammar and Composition 9 (Oklahoma Edition) ~O~ A Grammar Lesson For Grade 7 or 1st Year High School.