Session 4

Unfortunately not all English verbs follow the same pattern for their different forms. Don't worry though, there is a good tip to help you remember different irregular verbs. Tim explains more in this session's video

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Activity 1

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Irregular verbs - revision

When learning verbs we think of three different forms  - infinitive, past simple, past participle. For regular verbs these are quite straightfoward. The past simple is the same as the past participle - just add -ed to the infinitive. But many frequently used English verbs are irregular and follow different patterns. Tim has a tip to make remembering them easier.

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Summary

It makes it easier to remember things if you put them in groups. For irregular verbs it's a good idea to make verb lists based on the number of different forms they have.

For example:

One form

  • cut, cut, cut
  • set, set, set,
  • put, put, put

Two forms

  • say, said, said
  • come, came, come
  • run, ran, run

Three forms

  • fly, flew flown
  • forget, forgot, forgotten
  • see, saw, seen

To do

How well do you know your irregular verbs? Test yourself in our quiz.

How many forms?

5 Questions

In each question choose the correct number of forms for the chosen verb.

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  • Learning tip

    Make lists of irregular verbs depending on how many different forms they have.

    One form

    • put, put, put
    • shut, shut, shut

    Two forms

    • find, found, found
    • have, had, had

    Three forms

    • choose, chose, chosen
    • ring, rang, rung