Difference Between Action Verb and Linking Verb

Linking verb can use both communication and writing. Yes, it’s better for communication. Linking verb and verb are different. Mostly student understand same, but it is not true. Linking verb connects a subject and other part of sentence like noun or adjective. The main work of linking verb is established a connection between subject with … Read more

Linking Verbs. Definition, Examples And Exercise

Definition: Unlike action verbs, linking verbs show a relationship between the subject of the sentence and a noun or adjective being linked to it. I am putty in his hand. Dream come true when we believe in them. The most common linking verbs are forms of the verb to be: am, is, are, was, were, … Read more

Shifts in verb tense, Definition and Example

Definition: A shift in verb tense is when the writer changes from one tense to another. Sometimes it is done on purpose, but some writers accidentally switch back and forth. Accidental shifting usually happens when a writer begins writing as if he or she is watching the story. It is usually told in past tense. … Read more

Tenses of Verbs. Definition, Types and Examples

Definition: Tenses tell us when an action happened. Simple Tenses: Simple Tenses Past Present Future Walked   Ate Walk   Eat  Will walk   Will eat Simple tenses use the past form, the present form, and the present form with the helping verb will. Last Sunday, I watched a movie. Today I watch movie and my … Read more

Irregular Verbs, Definition,Examples and Exercise

Irregular Verbs Definition: Irregular verbs are verbs that do not form the past and participle by adding -ed. All irregular verbs form the present participle by adding -ing. Irregular verbs may change vowels, consonants, both vowels and consonants, or may stay the same. Infinitive Present Present Participle Past Past Participle To see See, sees seeing … Read more

Principal Parts of Verb

Definition:  In English there are four principal parts, or forms, of a verb. If you study foreign languages, many languages have six forms of each verb for each tense. That’s a lot of memorizing. English uses helping verbs and the four principal parts to show the tenses. base/present present participle Past past participle Walk(s) Walking … Read more