Voice,Tense, and Mood Study Guide By:Ansley Babaz

Voice

  • a transitive verb has voice.When a transitive verb is in the active voice,the subject is the doer if the action
  • in the passive voice, the subject is the receiver of the action
  1. The cat was chasing the mouse
  2. The mouse was chasing the cat

Progressive Tense

  • Progressive tense consists of a form of the supporting verb be and the present participle of the main verb

(Be + present participle)

  1. Present: Ansley is doing her math homework after school.
  2. Past: Ansley was doing her math homework after school.
  3. Future:Ansley will be doing her math homework after school.

Perfect Tense

  • perfect tenses consist of a form of the supporting verb have and the past participle of the main verb

(Have+past participle)

  1. Present: I have set the table for dinner.
  2. Past: I had set the table for dinner.
  3. Future: I will have set the table for dinner

Moods

  • Indicative-is the form of a verb that is used to state a fact or ask a question
  • Imperative-is the form of a verb that is used to give commands
  • Emphatics-the form of a verb that gives special force to a simple present or past tense verb.For the present tense,use do or does before the base form of the verb.Do not confuse this with do,does,and did use as auxillary verbs in questions or negative sentences
  • subjunctive-form of a verb that can express a wish or a condition that is contrary to fact. The past tense is used to state present wishes or desires or contrary-to fact conditions.The past perfect tense is used to state past wishes,desires,or contrary-to fact conditions.(also used to express a demand or recommendations after that or to express an uncertainty after if or whether)

Wish or Desire

  1. I wish christmas were here already

Contrary-to-fact

  1. If I were in the christmas parade I could march down the street in a christmas costume.

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