Lesson 1: Irregular verbs

Lesson 1: Irregular verbs

Published on 5 November 2020

Lesson 1: Irregular verbs introduction

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Lesson 1: Irregular verbs
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In English we have a number of irregular verbs, the most useful and popular are…
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Short and easy verbs:
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⨠ cut -> cut -> cut
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⨠ put -> put -> put
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Chinese verbs:
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⨠ sing -> sang -> sung
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⨠ drink -> drank -> drunk
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To be and to do:
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⨠ be -> was/were -> been
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⨠ do -> did -> done
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Other useful verbs:
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⨠ tell -> told -> told
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⨠ write -> wrote -> written
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⨠ go -> went -> gone
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⨠ make -> made -> made
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⨠ take -> took -> taken
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There are hundreds of verbs like these mentioned before and you can find them in every even simple dictionary or coursebook.
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Verbs which are not irregular are called ‘regular verbs’ and to make the 2nd or 3rd form of them you just have an ending -ed to the basic verb.