· To become familiar with the rules that govern the use of verbs in well-written sentences
· To develop basic skills in the use of verbs in well-written sentences
· To practice using verbs in various writing situations
· To correctly recognize properly applied verbs from a pre-written sentence
Click here http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/verbs.htm. Review the material to become familiar with verbs and their use in standard written English. Upon completion of this review, take the quiz on verbs by clicking here http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/verbmaster.htm. Identify the verbs from the provided passage.
To receive additional instruction and practice on verbs, click here http://a4esl.org/q/h/irv001-ck.html.
Feedback and Review:
Verbs carry the idea of being or action in the sentence.
· I am a student.
· The students passed all their courses.
As we will see on this page, verbs are classified in many ways. First, some verbs require an object to complete their meaning: "She gave _____ ?" Gave what? She gave money to the church. These verbs are called transitive. Verbs that are intransitive do not require objects: "The building collapsed." In English, you cannot tell the difference between a transitive and intransitive verb by its form; you have to see how the verb is functioning within the sentence. In fact, a verb can be both transitive and intransitive: "The monster collapsed the building by sitting on it."
For further practice, click here http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/verbmaster2.htm.
Transfer of Knowledge or Skills:
Click here http://a4esl.org/q/h/irv002-ck.html for a final review of verbs. If you do not have 34 of the 38 problems correct, go back to http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/verbs.htm and review the rules governing the use of verbs.