Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Back to the Future

In order to describe the past, you must use the past tense.

In order to form the past tense, you must add -d or -ed. 
However, there are several irregular verbs including:

be - was/were

become - became
begin - began
break - broke
bring - brought
build - built
buy - bought
come - came
cost - cost
cut - cut
do - did
drink - drank
eat - ate
find - found
fly - flew
get - got
give - gave
go - went
have - had
keep - kept
know - knew
leave - left
make - made
meet - met
pay - paid
put - put
read - read
say - said
see - saw
sell - sold
send - sent
speak - spoke
spend - spent
take - took
teach - taught
tell - told
think - thought

Test your knowledge about irregular past tense verbs with this quiz:
In order to describe the present, it is necessary to use the present tense. 
In order to form the present tense, 
subject + auxiliary verb + main verb 
I                 like                    we            like
you            like                    you           like
he/she/it    likes                  they           like                                                                                        

I                  do not      like                    we      do not       like
you              do not      like                    you     do not      like
he/she/it      does not   like                    they    do not      like                                                                                       

I                    am                   we           are

you                are                  you          are

he/she/it        is                     they         are

Practice your present tenses with the following quizzes:

In order to describe the future, you must use the future tense.

The future tense is formed by will + verb
I will eat.
You will cook.
He will dance. She will sing. It will rain.
We will come.
You will finish.
They will celebrate.

The future can also be formed by the form of "to be" + going to + verb
I am going to eat.
You are going to cook.
He is going to dance. She is going to sing. It is going to rain.
We are going to come.
You are going to finish.
They are going to celebrate.

Test your knowledge of the present and future tenses with these quizzes:

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