Using Perfect Verb Tenses What Are Verb Tenses

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Using Perfect Verb Tenses

Using Perfect Verb Tenses

What Are Verb Tenses? • Verb tenses tell when the action (the verb) was

What Are Verb Tenses? • Verb tenses tell when the action (the verb) was completed in a sentence. • There are three main verb tenses: present, present past, past and future

So, What Are PERFECT Verb Tenses? • In English, the word perfect means “made

So, What Are PERFECT Verb Tenses? • In English, the word perfect means “made complete” or “completely done. ” • Perfect verb tenses show action already completed • There are three perfect verb tenses: present perfect, perfect past perfect, perfect and future perfect

How Are Perfect Verb Tenses Formed? • All perfect tense verbs use some form

How Are Perfect Verb Tenses Formed? • All perfect tense verbs use some form of the helping verb have: have Present tense of have = have Past tense of have = had Future tense of have = will have • All perfect tense verbs use the past tense of the MAIN verb (the one the perfect verb helps).

Example of PRESENT PERFECT Verb Tense • Present perfect = have I have met

Example of PRESENT PERFECT Verb Tense • Present perfect = have I have met her. PRESENT tense of helping verb, have PAST tense of main verb, meet

More Examples of PRESENT Perfect Verb Tense bleed = have bled bring = have

More Examples of PRESENT Perfect Verb Tense bleed = have bled bring = have brought sit = have sat leave = have left understand = have understood What about present perfect tenses of these? Dance Swim Tiptoe Walk Play

PRACTICE: PRESENT Perfect Verb Tense Write the PRESENT perfect verb tense. 1. 2. 3.

PRACTICE: PRESENT Perfect Verb Tense Write the PRESENT perfect verb tense. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. jump kick help drink love

PRACTICE ANSWERS: PRESENT Perfect Verb Tense Write the PRESENT perfect verb tense. 1. 2.

PRACTICE ANSWERS: PRESENT Perfect Verb Tense Write the PRESENT perfect verb tense. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. jump = have jumped kick = have kicked help = have helped drink = have drank love = have loved

Example of PAST PERFECT Verb Tense • Past perfect = had I had met

Example of PAST PERFECT Verb Tense • Past perfect = had I had met her. PAST tense of helping verb, have PAST tense of main verb, meet

More Examples of PAST PERFECT Verb Tense spend = had spent look = had

More Examples of PAST PERFECT Verb Tense spend = had spent look = had looked walk = had walked jump = had jumped say = had said

PRACTICE: PAST PERFECT Verb Tense Write the PAST perfect tense. 1. joke 2. talk

PRACTICE: PAST PERFECT Verb Tense Write the PAST perfect tense. 1. joke 2. talk 3. admire 4. listen 5. whisper

PRACTICE ANSWERS: PAST PERFECT Verb Tense Write the PAST perfect tense. 1. 2. 3.

PRACTICE ANSWERS: PAST PERFECT Verb Tense Write the PAST perfect tense. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. joke = had joked talk = had talked admire = had admired listen = had listened whisper= had whispered

Example of FUTURE PERFECT Verb Tense • Future perfect = will have I will

Example of FUTURE PERFECT Verb Tense • Future perfect = will have I will have met her. FUTURE tense of helping verb, have PAST tense of main verb, meet

More Examples of FUTURE PERFECT Verb Tense bend = will have bent sleep =

More Examples of FUTURE PERFECT Verb Tense bend = will have bent sleep = will have slept dig = will have dug win = will have won find = will have found

PRACTICE: FUTURE PERFECT Verb Tense Write the future perfect tense. 1. jump 2. climb

PRACTICE: FUTURE PERFECT Verb Tense Write the future perfect tense. 1. jump 2. climb 3. look 4. marry 5. vote

PRACTICE ANSWERS: FUTURE PERFECT Verb Tense Write the future perfect tense. 1. jump =

PRACTICE ANSWERS: FUTURE PERFECT Verb Tense Write the future perfect tense. 1. jump = will have jumped 2. climb = will have climbed 3. look = will have looked 4. marry = will have married 5. vote = will have voted

Let’s Review! Write the PRESENT, PAST, and FUTURE perfect verb tense of each verb

Let’s Review! Write the PRESENT, PAST, and FUTURE perfect verb tense of each verb (example: sting = have stung/had stung/will have stung). 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. count cheat begin build buy 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. do clean bite choose sweep

Let’s Practice Answers! 1. have counted/had counted/will have counted 2. have cheated/had cheated/will have

Let’s Practice Answers! 1. have counted/had counted/will have counted 2. have cheated/had cheated/will have cheated 3. have begun/had begun/will have begun 4. have built/had built/will have built 5. have bought/had bought/will have bought 6. have done/had done/will have done 7. have cleaned/had cleaned/will have cleaned 8. have bitten/had bitten/will have bitten 9. have chosen/had chosen/will have chosen 10. have swept/had swept/will have swept