Learn more Verbs. Breakfast English

Some less common verbs today like ‘peck’ and ‘reach’ .

THE LESSON

Peck

A bird pecks at its food.

A kiss on the cheek is called ‘a peck’

PAST:

I pecked

He/she/it pecked

They/Us pecked

Reach

You must reach for the moon if you want to succeed.

I can’t reach the box because it is too high.

Getting an A* in English is within your reach.

PAST

I reached

You reached

He/she/it reached

We / they reached

Take

Please take this letter to the Post Office for me.

Take it to the cashier.

I am going to take the dog for a walk.

You must take your turn in the queue.

PAST

I took

You took

She/He\It took

They/Us took

Play

I am in the play at the theatre.

Will you play a game with me?

Stop playing with your food.

He is playing football tomorrow.

PAST

I was

She/he/it was

You were

They were

We were

Ride

I’m going for a ride on my bike.

She is riding her bicycles.

He is at the Riding Stables.

PAST

I rode

She/he/it rode

They rode

We rode

Swing

I want to go on the swings.

She is swinging very high.

It was a really cool swinging party.

The swinging 60’s

PAST

I swung

He/she/it swung

We /They swung

To play.

Present: I am playing

You/she/he. Is playing

They/we Are playing.

PAST

I played

She/he/it played

They played

We played

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Possessive Pronouns. BREAKFAST ENGLISH

My things, animals and people. They are MINE.

These are my books. They are MINE.

Your possessions. The things that belong to you are YOURS

These are your pens. They are YOURS

The things that belong to her are HERS

Those cats belong to her. They are HERS

The things that belong to him are HIS

He collects classic cars. They are HIS cars

The things that belong to ‘it’ are ITS

The flower has lots of petals. They are ITS petals.

The things that belong to us are OURS

We have four children . They are OURS.

Now the lesson:

LINK TO LESSON ON POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS

Using ‘This’ and ‘That’

THIS and THESE

This is singular These is plural.

These and this are used to talk about things which are near in place or time.

Examples:

“Is this your book?”

“Are these your shoes?”

“Do you like this music?”

Or when making a phone call:

“Hello, this is Judi.”

THAT and THOSE

That is singular. Those is plural

That and those are used to talk about things which are not near to us or happened I; the past.

For example:

“Is that your house over there?”

“Did you see that film last night?’

“Who told you that?”

Or when making a phone call you could say, “Is that Michael?”

“Are those your shoes under the chair?”

“I like those flowers in that garden.”

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