Present Tense
Past Tense: Rules
Using the Past Tense
Present or Past
Grab Bag
100

What do you do to form the present tense of the pronouns he, she, it?

Add -or -es to the verb.

100

How do we form the past tense of regular verbs?

verb +ed

100

Which are the two types of verbs when we want to form the past tense?

Regular and Irregular Vebs

100

My house ____ really far away from here!

a) are  b) were   c) am   d) is

is

100

What is a verb?

An action or state of being

200

When do we add -es to the verb to form the present?

When the verb ends in o, s, sh, ch, x, z.

200

When a regular verb ends in "e", how do we form the past tense?

Just add "d".

200

How do we form the past tense of irregular verbs?

Changing the spelling. / Using the second column of my list of verbs.

200

A lot of snow ______ last night.

a) fall

b) falls

c) felt

d) fell

d) fell

200

When you are talking about things that happened before, which tense is used?

Simple Past Tense

300

Spell the verb "deny" in present for he or she.

denies

300

How do we write (in past tense) the verbs that end in a consonant + "y"?

Changing the -y  for -i and adding -ed.

300

What is the past tense of the verb "apply"?

applied

300

Fill in the blank using the verb "have": The dog ______ a bone in its mouth.

Has

300

Which tense is used to express habits and routines?

Simple Present Tense

400

What do we do to a regular verb in present, for the subject "My friends"?

Nothing, it remains the same.

400

How do we wite verbs that end in a vowel + "y" in the past tense?

Verb +ed

400

Yesterday, I ______ water with lemon. (drink)

drank

400

We _______ never ________ such a terrible storm!

a) has / seen

b) had / saw

c) have / seen

c) have / seen

400

Which are the Principal Parts of Verbs?

Present, Past, Present Participle, Past Participle

500

Fill in the blank using the verb "want" in present: The class ______ to get a good grade on the test.

wants

500

How do we form the past tense of a verb of just one syllable that does not end in "w", "x", or "y"?

Double the last consonant.

stopped, rubbed

500

What is the mistake:

My parents buy a present for me at Macy's last week.

Option 1: bought 

Option 2: avoid using last week


500

Classes ________  since March.

a) has been canceled

b) had been stop

c) have been ceased

c) have been ceased

500

How do we form a verb phrase with past participle?

Verb To Have + past participle

have gone / has eaten / had drawn

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