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  1. Verbs Noorsyakirahbintijohari A134427 ENTER

  2. What you should know when you study Verbs The meaning of verbs • Classes of verbs • Stative verbs • Three important class of simple tense END

  3. What is verbs?? • Words used to show performance of an action, existence, possession or state of a subject • Show what something or someone does • It is the most important part of a sentence

  4. Classes of verbs

  5. Lexical Verbs • Also known as full verbs • Most lexical verbs have regular endings for forming past and present • Examples: run, eat, think, talk, walk, etc -I walk to school everyday

  6. Primary Verbs • Can function both as auxiliary and main verb • Examples: do, have, be • Example of main verbs function; - every atom has a dense nucleus • Example of auxiliary verbs (helping verbs) ; - He doesn’t look at the numbers

  7. Modal Verbs • Function only as auxiliary verbs • Examples: shall, can, could, will, etc • Do not have participles/ infinitives • Can modify the grammatical mood of verb

  8. Stative Verbs • Static: no duration/ no distinguished endpoint • Examples: - I am tired - I have two children • Both sentences above do not show any duration and no distinguished endpoint

  9. Stative verbs includes ; a) Verbs about mental activity such as believe, forget, know, etc. Example: He believes in god b) Verbs which describes emotional state: desire, hate, love, like, etc. Example: She loves her parents

  10. c) Certain other verbs such as belongs, cost, fir, include, mean, need, etc. Example: This book belongs to me d) Verbs of perception such as see, hear, smell, feel Example: can you hear that music?

  11. Three important meaning of the Present simple tense

  12. A Present State • Generally true • Indicate a state which exists • Something true for present, past and future • Example: California is in America

  13. A Present Habit • an action that repeat regularly • Example : - I study for 2 hours every night

  14. A Present Event • Event in which happen at very moment of speaking • Usually used when we describe what we are saying or offering • Example: - I regret that I made the mistake

  15. THE END