English Grammar 101
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Foreword: To the Student and Parent/Teacher
Introduction: To Those Grammarians Among Us
Instructions: How to Complete the Lessons
Module 1: Word and Phrase Patterns
Module 2: Clause Patterns
Module 3: Verb Tense and Verbal Patterns
Lesson 3-1: Present Tense Verbs
Lesson 3-2: Present Tense Verbs (Continued)
Lesson 3-3: Intensifying The Present Tense
Lesson 3-4: The Present Participle as Verbal
Lesson 3-5: The Present Participle as Verb and Verbal
Lesson 3-6: The Present Participle as Verb and Verbal (Continued)
Lesson 3-7: Remembering The Prepositional Phrase
Lesson 3-8: The Present Participial Phrase
Lesson 3-9: The Present Participial Phrase (Continued)
Lesson 3-10: The Gerund as a Verbal
Lesson 3-11: The Gerund versus The Present Participle
Lesson 3-12: The Gerundial Phrase
Lesson 3-13: The Gerundial Phrase versus The Participial Phrase
Lesson 3-14: The Gerundial Phrase versus The Participial Phrase (Continued)
Lesson 3-15: Phrases: Verb versus Gerundial versus Participial
Lesson 3-16: Phrases: Verb versus Gerundial versus Participial (Continued)
Quiz 3-17: Cumulative Review
Lesson 3-18: The Present Infinitive as Verbal
Lesson 3-19: The Infinitive Phrase as Verbal
Lesson 3-20: The Infinitive Phrase as Verbal (Continued)
Lesson 3-21: Identification of Verbals
Lesson 3-22: Identification of Verbals (Continued)
Quiz 3-23: Cumulative Review
Lesson 3-24: Splitting the Infinitive
Lesson 3-25: Forming the Future Tense
Lesson 3-26: Past Tense Verbs
Lesson 3-27: Regular and Irregular Verbs
Lesson 3-28: Past Tense versus Past Participle
Lesson 3-29: Present Participle versus Past Participle
Lesson 3-30: Irregular Verbs
Lesson 3-31: Irregular Verbs (Continued)
Lesson 3-32: Irregular Verbs (Continued)
Quiz 3-33: Cumulative Review
Lesson 3-34: The Past Participle as Verbal
Lesson 3-35: The Past Participle as Verbal (Continued)
Lesson 3-36: Past Participle versus Present Participle
Lesson 3-37: Past Participle versus Present Participle (Continued)
Lesson 3-38: The Past Infinitive as Verbal
Lesson 3-39: Past Infinitive versus Present Infinitive
Lesson 3-40: Identification of Verbals
Lesson 3-41: Identification of Verbals (Continued)
Lesson 3-42: Identification of Verbals (Continued)
Lesson 3-43: Wishing For the Future Perfect
Quiz 3-44: Cumulative Review
Exercise 3-45: Module 3 Self-Test
Module 4: Verb Forms and Sentence Patterns
Module 5: Punctuation and Capitalization
Module 6: Supplement - Troublesome Words
rregular Verbs (Continued)
There are many irregular verbs with the same word in the past and past participle.
In the paired sentences below, click to select the correct form of the verb (past or past participle) for each sentence. Since the words are the same, the first word indicates past tense and the second word indicates past participle.
Please bring my coat. We have (
May I buy lunch? You (
) lunch last time.
Don't burst the bubble. He has (
) his bubble.
Catch the ball. I (
) every ball you threw.
Will we climb the hill? I have (
Do cling to your beliefs. She has (
) to her beliefs.
Please deal the cards. Have you been (
) a good hand?
Do you dive? Jim (
dived or dove
dived or dove
) from the platform.
Don't drag your coat. The coat has been (
) through the mud.
I dream of summer. I have never (
dreamed or dreamt
dreamed or dreamt
) of winter.
Please don't drown. We nearly (
) in the storm.
Fight the good fight. We have always (
) against the odds.
Will the fleas flee? They all (
) on foot.
Please don't fling your clothing. Her sweater was (
) over her shoulder.
Hang my shirt in the closet. I (
) my coat on the chair.
Do they hang people? That person was accidently (
) to death.
She did hear the noise. She has (
) the noise before.
Hold your horses! The rider (
) the reins in his hand.
You keep your promise. I have (
Will you teach the class? I (
) last year.
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