Linking Verbs: Types & Practice


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Which example best explains the meaning of a linking verb?

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1. How is a linking verb different from an action verb?

2. What is one way to tell the difference between a helping verb and a linking verb?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this combination quiz and worksheet, you will be asked how to describe linking verbs. You will also find questions about subject-predicate connections and 'state of being' verbs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Expect the following topics to appear on the quiz and worksheet:

  • An example of a linking verb
  • Differences in linking and action verbs
  • Differences between linking and helping verbs
  • Examples of subject and predicate connections

Skills Practiced

  • Compare and contrast - compare types of 'state of being' verbs
  • Define key terms - explain the meaning of a linking verb
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to find subject and predicate connections

Additional Learning

To find out more, view the lesson titled Linking Verbs: Types & Practice. In it, you can see the following topics:

  • Nouns as subjects
  • Common linking verbs
  • Correct usage
  • Comparing different types of verbs