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Dynamic Verbs

Today in the Fun Easy English classroom you are going to learn about dynamic verbs an important part of English grammar.
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Grammar: Dynamic Verbs

Definition of a dynamic verb.
  • A dynamic verb is used in the progressive (continuous) aspect to indicate an unfinished action
Dynamic Verb Examples
  • She is lying on the bed.
  • "lying" is an incomplete action in progress
  • They are driving across the country.
  • "driving" is an incomplete action in progress
Fun Easy English Grammar Lessons
From YOUR Teacher: Dynamic Verbs

Notice in the examples above both actions are not complete.

She is lying on the bed. She continues to lay on the bed until some future time.
They are driving across the country. They continue to drive until they reach their destination.
 
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  • Conversation Lesson - Intermediate Level. Dialogs for everyday use. Short situational dialogs for students of English as a Foreign (EFL) or Second (ESL) Language with a written conversation and a conversation notes section.
Conversation Lesson 15 - After the Movie
(Intermediate - Conversation, Reading)

Dialogs for everyday use. Short situational dialogs for students of English as a Foreign (EFL) or Second (ESL) Language.
After the Movie

Pamela: I really enjoyed that movie!

Scott: I did, too. At first I thought it was going to be a drag, but then it really got good.

Pamela: What part did you like the best?

Scott: Oh, I don’t know. I guess the scene that grabbed me the most was the one in which the old man was dying.

Pamela: I liked that one, too. In fact, I cried.

Scott: To tell you the truth, I had a few tears in my eyes.

Pamela: Now what?

Scott: How about a coke and a hamburger?

Pamela: Super!
Conversation Notes
  • be a drag
  • be boring or uninteresting
  • the scene that grabbed me the most
  • the scene that most moved me emotionally
  • coke
  • Coca Cola or any soft drink
  • Super
  • Wonderful
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Conversation

This is a collection of 30 situational conversations which focus on a wide variety of communicative and natural encounters in English....these lessons are for beginning students.
Conversation

This is a collection of 30 situational conversations. Each conversation is accompanied by language notes....these lessons are for advanced students.
Conversation

English conversation lessons. 52 lessons covering pronunciation, speaking, writing, and grammar topics....these lessons are for beginning students.
Conversation

English conversation lessons. 30 lessons focusing mostly on communication and grammar topics....these lessons are for intermediate students.
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Avoid Ineffective Study Methods. An audio lesson to help you study English more effectively. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Great English study tips.
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