Verb is an action word, or a state of being. A state of being is the way something is, or exists. It’s sometimes called a “doing” word.
> Compound verbs
A verb can be two or more words. Compound meands made of two or more parts.
> Verbs and person
> Verbs tense
Verbs can express time by changing the form of the verb. Tense comes from the Latin word meaning “time”.
Verbs come in three tenses. Past tense is used to describe things that have already happened. Present tense is used to describe things happening now, or that are on going. Future tense is used to describe things that haven’t happened yet, or are presupposed or assumed to happen.
Understanding tense allows you to be more prescise with time.
>> Past tense
>> Present tense
The present tense is used to say something is happening in the now, or it is on going.
>> Future tense
This is used to say something will exist, or happen in the future.
>> Transitive verb
Trans means ” across” in Latin. Transitive means going across to something. It shows the action going out from someone, to something or someone else.
Examples: The rabbit is running. Sally is ringing the verb.
>> Intransative verb
This is when the subject of the sentence does not go across to something else. This is verb that has an object, not getting acted upon by a subject.
Example: The bell rings
>> Verb and subject agreement
Subjects and verbs must agree with each other in number and plural.
>> Verb forms
A grammatical modifier
>> Indefinite article
>> Definite article