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Irregular Verbs

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The verb BE in present tense statements
A good, basic lesson about using the verb "to be" in the present tense by JenniferESL. Includes using questions and both positive and negative statements.
Irregular verbs list - shows Past Simple and Past Participle forms
Irregular simple past and past participle verb forms
Learn English-Irregular verbs
YouTube video with just the present and simple past tense for some common irregular verbs.
Stick stuck stuck
A fun video that shows a teacher "rapping" the irregular verbs.
Irregular verbs don't follow the rules.

What is an Irregular Verb?
A regular verb follows rules for how it looks in a specific form. For example, all regular verbs have an -ed on the end in the simple past tense form. (look/looked, study/studied, shop/shopped.)

An irregular verb is a verb that doesn't follow the rules for how it looks in the simple present tense, past tense and/or the past participle. Most irregular verbs are irregular in two tenses: the simple past, and the past participle.

Only 2 verbs are irregular in the simple present tense in both spelling and pronunciation. They are: to be and to have. To do and to say are regular in spelling, but irregular in pronunciation.

Present tense irregular verbs (both spelling and pronunciation):
To be:
I am
You, we, they are
He, she, is
To have:
I, you, we, they have
He, she, has