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Verbs and tenses index: in-service training

verbs The first link on this page takes you to the index of tenses which is common to all training areas.  Guides to the basic tense forms and uses are available from there.
The second link is to a more technical set of guides.
The third link is to a general overview of how verbs and clauses are constructed.
Other guides are more specific.
Modal auxiliary verbs have their own section.

The guide marked IP is in the initial plus section.
the tenses index guides to time, tense and aspect types of verbs and clauses
aspect catenative verbs causatives
complex tense forms concord copular verbs and complements
experiential meaning finite vs. non-finite verbs future in the past
infinitive interrogatives mood
modality index modality: tense and aspect multi-word verbs
negation participants the passive voice
reported or indirect speech stative and dynamic uses IP tense and genre
tense in dependent clauses timeline samples verbal processes



The in-service training topics

background discourse functions general reference
lexis methodology modality and mood pronunciation
skills syntax: phrases, clauses, sentences teaching and materials testing and assessment
verbs and tenses Business English English for Academic Purposes a list of lists
a short language analysis course learn to /træn.ˈskraɪb/ index of courses on this site glossaries on this site
Other links:
the teacher training index the TKT course the CELTA section initial training plus the Delta section teacher development for teacher trainers