Lesson 15

Parts of Speech - Verbs

It's time to review what we have learned. Remember that verbs either show action or state of being. Using helping verbs, we make verb phrases. Verb phrases may be separated by other words. Verb phrases follow a definite order and change form.

Instructions: Find the verb phrases and tell what kind of verbs they are.

1. I can understand your concern.

I can understand your concern.  -- action verbs

2. Is Mrs. Johanson going with you?

Is Mrs. Johanson going with you?  -- action verbs

3. The rooms cannot be held any longer.

The rooms cannot be held any longer.  -- action verbs

4. I haven't seen him for an hour.

I haven't seen him for an hour.  -- action verbs

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