Base Form of Verbs
 
 
 
 
Base Form of Verbs

In this lesson you will learn the definition of base form of verbs and study examples of base form of verbs.
Base Form of Verbs Definition
  • The base form of a verb is:
  • also called the basic form or the verb root
  • the form that is found in dictionaries
  • the same as the infinitive verb form without the "to"
  • The verb "to be" is an exception
Base Form of Verbs Examples
  • I usually eat my food with chopsticks.
  • This weekend I have to paint my house.
  • She would like to make breakfast now.
  • I like to go for a walk in the park.
  • I eat breakfast every day.
  • Occasionally, I need to run to school.
  • I like to talk to my friends at the coffee shop.
  • I like to walk at the park.
 
Grammar Tips
Can You Catch These Native Speaker Mistakes?
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of common mistakes. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
Commonly Confused Words: Part One
(Beginner - Listening, reading)

A video lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words.
The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed.
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Commonly Confused Words: Part One
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
Commonly Confused Words: Part Two
(Beginner - Listening, reading)

A video lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words.
The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed.
Click here to visit the lesson page.
Commonly Confused Words: Part Two
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.