Mrs. LaFrance's Notes about Verbs
The captain sailed the ship.
The Sahara is a desert.
Mary can play the game.
Action Verbs describe the action of a noun or pronoun.
Linking Verbs connect a noun or pronoun with a word that describes or renames the noun or pronoun.
Mary is pretty. Mary <--- pretty
is am are was were be being been appears becomes feels grows looks remains seems sounds
Helping Verbs are a verb or verbs added to the main verb to form a verb phrase.
David is ---> playing golf. ("is playing") or ("had been ----> playing)
is am are was were
be being been can could
do does did
has have had
may might must