action and non-action verbs also called dynamic and stative verbs

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  • ACTION AND NON-ACTION VERBSAlso called DYNAMIC and STATIVE verbs

  • NON -ACTION VERBS: STATEA state is when something stays the same.

    Non-action verbs are normally not used in the continuous form

  • ACTION VERBSAn action is when something happens

  • NON-ACTION VERBS1. VERBS OF THE SENSES

    Appear HearLook likeSee Taste

  • NON-ACTION VERBS2. VERBS OF THE FEELINGSLike HateLovePreferWantWish

  • NON-ACTION VERBS3. VERBS OF THINKINGAgree BelieveForgetKnowThinkUnderstand

  • NON-ACTION VERBS4. VERBS OF POSSESSION

    Belong to ContainHaveOwn

  • NON-ACTION VERBS5. VERBS OF BEING

    Be

    Exist

  • NON-ACTION VERBS6. OTHER VERBS

    Cost Depend onMeanNeed

  • NON-ACTION VERBS IN THE CONTINUOUS FORM???Its OK to use a state verb in the continuous form if it expresses a temporary feeling

    -How are you getting on in your new school? -IM LOVING IT !

  • VERBS THAT CAN EXPRESS ACTION AND NON- ACTIONIt is possible for some verbs to express state and action IF THEY HAVE TWO DIFFERENT MEANINGS

  • VERBS THAT CAN EXPRESS STATE AND ACTIONHAVEAction:Hes having a shower (=taking)

    State: He has a house in London

  • VERBS THAT CAN EXPRESS STATE AND ACTIONTHINKHe thinks Obama will win the next elections(opinion = state)

    What are you thinking now? (action)

  • VERBS THAT CAN EXPRESS STATE AND ACTIONSEEAction: IM SEEING my dentist next Tuesday (=have an appointment with)

    State: I SEE what you mean (=understand)

  • Are the following correct?

    IMAGINE YOU MEET A VISITOR. ARE THESE QUESTIONS OK?

  • FIRST QUESTION

    ARE YOU ENJOYING YOUR VISIT HERE?Its OK

  • SECOND QUESTION

    DO YOU STAY IN A HOTEL?Wrong: It should say Are you staying in a hotel?

  • THIRD QUESTION

    ARE YOU LIKING THE FOOD HERE?Wrong: It should say Do you like the food here?

  • FOURTH QUESTION

    DO YOU KNOW MUCH ABOUT THIS COUNTRY? Its OK

  • FIFTH QUESTION

    IS YOUR HOTEL BEING VERY EXPENSIVE?Wrong: It should say Is your hotel very expensive?

  • SIXTH QUESTION

    DO YOU HAVE AN INTERESTING HOLIDAY?Wrong: It should say Are you having an interesting holiday?

  • SEVENTH QUESTION

    DO YOU OFTEN GO TO OTHER COUNTRIES?Its OK

  • EIGHTH QUESTION AND LAST!

    ARE YOU UNDERSTADING MUCH OF OUR LANGUAGE?No: It should say Do you understand much of our language?