Intermediate Cozy English Grammar Course
Level 2

Lesson 3: Verbals - The Participle (5:51)

verbals - the participle"The participle is a verb form that does the work of both a verb and an adjective.  The participle can be a principal verb or a verbal adjective.  Participles can be inflected for tense."  Marie is putting a load of clothes into the washing machine.  As she measures the soap, sets the dials, etc., she provides examples of present and past participles.  Later, while taking the clothes out of the dryer and folding them, she explains that the participle has two uses: first, as the principal verb in a verb phrase; and second, as an adjective.  She provides examples of these in both the past and present tense.

Featured Music:
Chopin - Mazurka Op. 24 No.1
Chopin - Nocturne Op. 32 No. 1

 

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