What is a Verb? - Definition & Conjugation


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A verb is _____.

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1. A verb that is joined with a helping verb is called :

2. ''Clean up your room this minute!'' is an example of:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Delve into this interactive quiz and worksheet to help you check your understanding of this vital part of speech. While you read, think, and answer, remember that nothing can happen without verbs!

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on your understanding of:

  • Role of a verb
  • A verb joined with a helping verb
  • A speaker attitude portrayed in a command or direction
  • Definition of tense in language

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge gained concerning verbs being joined with helping verbs
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases such as helping verb and tense
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the use of verbs

Additional Learning

To learn more about verbs, review the following lesson. The objectives addressed include:

  • Understand the purpose of conjugation
  • Know how conjugation indicates point of view, number, tense, voice, or mood
  • Identify the three categories of point of view
  • Define verb tense, and identify six tenses of verbs in English
  • Differentiate between active voice and passive voice
  • Understand the indicative, imperative, and subjunctive moods
  • Synthesize your knowledge of verbs and conjugation to understand the function of verbs in communicating meaning in sentences