Common Helping Verbs. (See “The Wimpy Verb Song” on page 4) BE is, am, are, was, were, be, being, been DO do, does, did HAVE have, has, had M m ust, m ight, m ay OULD c ould -can, sh ould -shall, w ould -will (8-3-3-3-6). You can have more than one helping verb in a verb phrase.
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Common Helping Verbs (See “The Wimpy Verb Song” on page 4) • BE is, am, are, was, were, be, being, been • DO do, does, did • HAVE have, has, had • M must, might, may • OULD could-can, should-shall, would-will (8-3-3-3-6)
You can have more than one helping verb in a verb phrase. • Sherry will be returning home today. • Three verbs – one action • Helping verbs – will, be • Main verb – returning • He has been doing a wonderful job. • Three verbs – one action • Helping verbs – has, been • Main verb – doing
A verb phrase can be separated by words that are not verbs. They can hardly wait to get to Language Arts class. • Can wait – two verbs that express one action • HARDLY is not a verb, so it is NOT part of the verb phrase Sarah and Jill can’t get credit for the project. • The verb phrase is CAN GET. • NOT is NOT a verb, and ’t means NOT.