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G.1.1 - Morphology (Grammatical inflection __ forms of words; 3rd person

Irregular Past Participles - Intermediate Level

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We use the past participle when using perfect tenses, but unfortunately, many verbs are irregular in this form. e.g. Ride - Rode - Ridden

Here's an exercise to help you remember the perfect tenses and to help you see how many past participles you can remember.

Can you name any other verbs that are irregular in the past participle and put them in a perfect tense sentence? Good luck!

Verb Forms

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How well do you remember how to form the correct verb tense?

In each sentence below, change the highlighted verb for the correct tense.

Only use one word per sentence. If the tense is already correct, still type in the verb shown.

Think about present simple, past simple, present continuous and past participle in your answers.

Lesson by Caroline Devane

Pronunciation s/ z / iz

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Pronunciation is so important when we are trying to communicate.

Incorrect pronunciation can make a simple word difficult to understand!

Below are three commonly mispronounced sounds.

Put the words below into their correct pronounciation.

Example:

/s/ = talks

/z/ = does

/iz/ = loses

Irregular Verb Practice

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English verbs come in three basic forms:

The simple present e.g. play "Let's play chess."

The simple past e.g. played "I played my guitar yesterday."

The past participle e.g. played "Have you ever played golf?"

We add -ed to the end of simple present verbs to make regular simple past and past participle verbs.

Irregular verbs don not follow this rule. In fact, they don't really follow rule!

English learners must learn the forms of irregular forms.

Past Participle Irregular Verbs

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Check your understanding of irregular past participle verbs.

Example: Do

Present Simple: do - "Where do you live?"
Past Simple: did - "Where did you go yesterday?"
Past Participle: done - "Has he done all his homework?"

Verb Tense Practice

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Take a look at the irregular verb blow.

Blow is the present simple tense

Blew is the past simple tense

Blown is the past participle

Blowing is the progressive form.

Verb Review

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When you start learning verbs you will usually try to remember them in three different forms. The Present Simple, Past Simple and Past Participle. A regular verb will look like this:
Look (present simple)
Looked (past simple)
Looked
(past participle)

Past Simple or Past Participle?

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It is really important when learning the past tenses, that you learn both the past simple form of the verb and the past participle. You also need to learn when you use them.

We use the past participle:

1 - When using the perfect tenses

Present Perfect:
Have + past participle
E.g. I have studied dance for five years.

Regular Verbs - Elementary Level

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Look at the paragraph below and change the verbs in brackets into past tense.

Present Simple - Beginner Level

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Present simple is mostly used for our routines and can be a little confusing. The biggest mistake that students make with this grammar point is using it correctly with the pronouns he/she/itLet me explain:

He / she / it + present simple + 's' or 'es'