VERB TENSES Teacher Rosa Maricato
VERB TENSES Simple Continuous Teacher Rosa Maricato Perfect AFFIRMATIVE * he/she/it VERB + “s” NEGATIVE/INTERROGATIVE * Do + main verb present infinitive AFFIRMATIVE Regular- VERB + “ed” Irregular – list ! NEGATIVE/INTERROGATIVE * Do + main verb past infinitive will + main verb infinitive would + main verb infinitive be + present be past + main verb - ing have + main verb present past participle have + main verb past participle *There are exceptions to this rule ! e. g. verb “to be”
• Most other verb tenses have a similar structure (and name) Example: - Present perfect continuous She has been singing have + been + main verb present - ing • Some verb tenses have other types of structure Example: - Future with “going to” She is going to sing. be + going to + main verb present infinitive Teacher Rosa Maricato
VERB TENSES Teacher Rosa Maricato 2009 -10 Circle the verb(s) and identify the verb tense: 1. She’s in London. Present simple 2. They were spies. Past simple 3. She usually goes home at 7 p. m. Present simple 4. I would love that film. 8. What did you do this Easter? Conditional Future Present Perfect Present Continuous Past simple 9. Was he driving a car? Past Continuous 10. Where do you live? Present simple 5. They will help you. 6. They have left the video in the café. 7. Are they watching the video?
VERB TENSES Teacher Rosa Maricato 2009 -10 Circle the verb(s) and identify the verb tense: 1. They don’t live in London. Present simple 2. She wasn’t spying on you. Past continuous 3. He didn’t go home at 7 p. m. Past simple 4. I ‘d love to go with you. 8. What are you going to do ? Conditional Future Past Simple Present Perfect Future with “going to” 9. Had he ever driven a car? Past Perfect 5. They won’t help you. 6. They left the video in the café. 7. Has he seen the accident?
VERB TENSES Rewrite the sentences in the affirmative, negative and interrogative forms: Affirmative I watch a video You watch… He watches… Affirmative I watched a video You watched… He watched… PRESENT SIMPLE Negative I don’t watch You don’t watch He doesn’t watch PAST SIMPLE Negative I didn’t watch You didn’t watch He didn’t watch Teacher Rosa Maricato Interrogative Do I watch…? Do you watch…? Does he watch…? Interrogative Did I watch…? Did you watch…? Did he watch…?
VERB TENSES PRESENT Continuous Affirmative Negative I am watching a video I ‘m not watching You are watching… You aren’t watching He is watching… He isn’t watching Affirmative I was watching a video You were watching… He was watching… Interrogative Am I watching…? Are you watching…? Is he watching…? PAST Continuous Negative Interrogative I wasn’t watching Was I watching…? You weren’t watching Were you watching…? He wasn’t watching Was he watching…? Teacher Rosa Maricato
VERB TENSES PRESENT perfect Affirmative Negative I have watched a video I haven’t watched You have watched… You haven’t watched He has watched… He hasn’t watched Interrogative Have I watched…? Have you watched…? Has he watched…? PAST perfect Affirmative Negative I had watched a video I hadn’t watched You had watched… You hadn’t watched He had watched… He hadn’t watched Interrogative Had I watched…? Had you watched…? Had he watched…? Teacher Rosa Maricato
VERB TENSES Affirmative I will watch a video You will watch… He will watch… FUTURE Negative I won’t watch You won’t watch He won’t watch CONDITIONAL Affirmative Negative I would watch a video I wouldn’t watch You would watch… You wouldn’t watch He would watch… He wouldn’t watch Teacher Rosa Maricato Interrogative Will I watch…? Will you watch…? Will he watch…? Interrogative Would I watch…? Would you watch…? Would he watch…?
VERB TENSES FUTURE with “going to” Affirmative Negative Interrogative I ‘m not going to watch Am I going to watch…? I am going to watch … You are going to watch… You aren’t going to watch Are you going to watch. ? He isn’t going to watch Is he going to watch…? He is going to watch… Teacher Rosa Maricato