simple verbs that shows action example: run, walk, eat, chew
means to change form 3 ways: -to show time change -to show person -to show number example: Gina loves field hockey time change- Gina loved field hockey person- They love field hockey number- Two people love field hockey
helping verbs - word that helps the main verb do its job wannabe verb example: can, could, may, might. must
True Linking Verbs
connect the subject of the verb to additional information about that subject example: Cody is addicted to candy the verb "is" is connecting Cody to the fact that he loves candy **note: never link action
Transitive Linking Verbs
connect the subject of the verb to additional information list: am is are was were has been are being might have been example:Jimmy is walking in late. "is" is the transitive linking verb. it is linking an action, unlike true linking verbs.