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Lesson 4: Regular Verbs

Verbs tell us what is happening. The tense of the verb tells us when something is happening. The action may be taking place in the past, present or future.

Examples of Spelling Regular Verbs

Root Form
- Simple Present Tense
Root Form
plus Past Tense
want wanted
start started
talk talked
help helped
call called
live lived

Most verbs add "ed" or "d" to the root word form to show an action that happened in the past. Verbs that add "ed" or "d" to show past action are called regular verbs. Learn that we add "ed" or "d" to most English verbs to show that an action began and ended at a particular time in the past.

Lessons on spelling regular verbs will strengthen your basic grammar skills and improve your sentence structure so that it is clear and error free. Learning to write effectively includes finding out what works for you. The worksheets above are developed using several different strategies to adapt to students' individual learning styles. The lessons guide you thorough definitions, examples and exercises to improve your writing of verbs. You will learn some basic verb concepts verbs to further improve your English Grammar.

Writing Tip: Keep a notebook of a list of regular verbs so that you may have them as a resource when you are writing. Think of the lists as your own, personal dictionary.


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