English & History

Chapter 6- Verbs AND Mood

Yes! A verb can be in a mood but the mood of a verb does not tell us how a verb feels. It rather tells us how the person who is acting the verb, feels. Mood of Verbs   The moods of a verb have completely different names than a person’s mood.   Indicative Verbs are used when we state a fact.   For example:   I biked I bike I will bike   Imperative Verbs are used when we tell someone []

Chapter 5- Active and Passive Voice and Verbs

Verbs, Active, and Passive   A verb can either be active or passive. When the verb is active then the subject of the sentence actually does something.   For example: Maria hit the ball out of the park. Michaela sang a song.   To make a verb passive you just add some form of ‘to be’ to the verb.   For example:   The dog was walked The dog is walked The dog will be walked   This lesson is very important []

Chapter 5- Active and Passive Voice and Verbs

Verbs, Active, and Passive   A verb can either be active or passive. When the verb is active then the subject of the sentence actually does something.   For example: Maria hit the ball out of the park. Michaela sang a song.   To make a verb passive you just add some form of ‘to be’ to the verb.   For example:   The dog was walked The dog is walked The dog will be walked   This lesson is very important []

Chapter 4- Lesson 2- Infinitives

Infinitives   An infinitive is a verb phrase that almost always begins with ‘to’ and ends with a verb.   To have To talk To explore   Infinitives can be used as nouns, adjectives, or adverbs.   For example: To dance was her greatest desire.   The way to act is through determination.   Here are some examples of some infinitive phrases:   To hope for a better tomorrow.   To forget all your fears   To walk into the sunset.   []

Chapter 4- Lesson 1- Verbals

Verbals   A verbal is just a label for something that has to do with a verb.   Verbal Phrases are phrases that begin with verbs. There are three types of Verbal Phrases:   Gerunds Participles Infinitives     Gerunds A gerund is a noun that turns into a verb. You just add –ing to it. For example:   Run = Running Think = Thinking Play = Playing   Participles A Participle is a verb that turns into an adjective. There are []

Chapter 3 – Lesson 1 – Intensive Pronouns

Intensive Pronouns   An intensive Pronoun is a pronoun that emphasizes its antecedent.   Examples:   My brother tied his shoes himself.   Here, ‘My brother’ is an antecedent. ‘Himself’ is an intensive pronoun.   Intensive Pronouns always end with ‘self’ or ‘selves’. You can also see some intensive pronouns to be like below: Myself, himself, yourself, themselves, ourselves, and yourselves.   Examples:   I saw the girl myself. The dogs turned the faucets on themselves. The band itself is amazing.   []