Element FORM: MAIN VERBS
SuperCat VERBS
SubCat types
Lexical Range N/A
Level A1
Cando Can use regular and irregular main verbs in simple verb phrases. ► present simple ► past simple
Corrected Learner Example You know, I love your cooking! (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2006; Slovak; Pass)

I have very good friends. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2009; Polish; Pass)

She comes from India. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2006; Nepali; Pass)

She has long, dark hair and brown eyes. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2006; Polish; Pass)

He gets up at 6 o'clock and goes to work. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2006; Polish; Pass)

I heard from our neighbours about you. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2009; Arabic - Other; Pass)

My grandmother lived in a village and I often went there. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2007; Polish; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example You know, I love your cooking! (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2006; Slovak; Pass)

I have very good friends. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2009; Polish; Pass)

She comes from India. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2006; Nepali; Pass)

She has long, dark hear and brown eyes. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2006; Polish; Pass)

He gets up at 6 o'clock and goes to work. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2006; Polish; Pass)

I heard from our neighbours about you. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2009; Arabic - Other; Pass)

My grandmother lived in a village and I often went there. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2007; Polish; Pass)
Comments There are many examples of verbs, both regular and irregular, used correctly to show person, number and tense when talking about the first person. At A1 there are examples with the third person so while they can ?do? the third person form of main verbs, there are still a lot of errors. This is covered in the EGP profiles on tenses.

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