The Three Form of Verbs
There are three forms of verbs in English, First, Second and Third which are commonly used in such a manner.
- The first form is used in the present tense.
- The second form is used in the past tens.
- The third form is used in the present tense with ‘has’, ‘have’ while in the past tense with ‘had’.
Note: The third form is never used alone.
- Present First form
- Past Second form
- Past participle Third form
Strong and weak verbs
There are three main parts of the verbs
- The Present, as: come, run, play.
- The Past, as: came, ran, played.
- The past Participle, as: come, run, played.
Verbs are divided into Strong and Weak verbs in such a way that they take the form of past and past participle.
The Past form of a strong verb is made by changi the vowel of the Present Tense, as: write, wrote, come, came.
A weak verb take the form of Past Tense by adding d, ed or t to the Present Tense, as: care, cared, work, worked, spend, spent.
Learn the following list of strong verbs
The following strong vervs take the form of Past Tense by changing the inner vowel and the Past Participle by changing the vowel and sdding n, en or ne.
The following strong verbs take the form of Past Tense and the Past Particple by changing the inner vowet.
List of Weak Verbs
The following weak verbs take the form of Past Tense and Past Participle by adding d or t. Some of them change a vowel or shorten it.
The following weak verbs ending in d or t take the form of Past Tense and Past Participle by changing d into t and sometimes by making the long vowels short.
The following verbs have the three forms alike.