In this tutorial you will learn about the Verbs and its application with practical example.
In this tutorial, we will learn about Verbs.
All the words that show an Action and the Time of the action are called Verbs.
Verbs do not show only Action but Timing of the action as well.
1 go, come, take, feel, look, eat etc. (showing action).
is, are, was, can, shall, must etc. (showing timing of the action).
I am reading an English book.
In this way, we can say that a verb has two functions to show:
- Action:- known as Main Verb
- Time:- known as Helping Verb
The following flowchart will help you to understand the classification of verbs:
Now, let us have a look at how helping verbs formed and classified….!
This chart shows clearly how helping verbs have been classified.
*Here (×) shows the modals which are not in use or they do not exist in past forms.
CLASSIFICATION OF MAIN VERBS
Main verbs have five basic forms,out of them three forms are ready-made forms while other two can be formed using first form of the verbs.
Further classification will be discussed in coming chapters…..!