Action verbs express action and are the most common verbs.
Action verbs need s at the end with third-person, singular subjects.
Negative sentences need do not, does not, or did not.
- He eats bread.
- She walks to the station.
- It floats on the sea.
Interrogative sentences begin with do, does, or did.
- I do not eat bread.
- He does not eat bread.
- You did not walk to the station.
- It does not float on the sea.
Do not can be shortened to don't, does not to doesn't, and did not to didn't.
- Do you eat bread?
- Does he eat bread?
- Does she walk to the station?
- Did they finish it?
Remember the variations of action verbs:
- I don't eat bread.
- She doesn't walk to the station.
- It doesn't float on the sea.
- They didn't finish it.
|I sing a song.
||I do not (don't) sing a song.
||Do I sing a song?
|You sing a song.
||You do not (don't) sing a song.
||Do you sing a song?
|He (she) sings a song.
||He (she) does not (doesn't) sing a song.
||Does he (she) sing a song?
|We sing a song.
||We do not (don't) sing a song.
||Do we sing a song?
|They sang a song.
||They did not (didn't) sing a song.
||Did they sing a song?
Correct the verb errors in the sentences below. Some sentences may be correct as is.
1) I runs a marathon.
2) You look sleepy.
3) She do not dance.
4) Does you leave today?
5) We don't stay here.
6) It come with rice.
1) runs -> run
3) do -> does
4) Does -> Do
6) come -> comes