logging in or signing up A04 - Unit 1 - Non-Action Verbs English411 Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 1409 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (1) Dislike it (0) Added: April 05, 2011 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 3 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Non-Action Verbs: Non-Action Verbs First Impressions 8 Focus on Grammar 2 Part VIII, Unit 27 By Ruth Luman, Gabriele Steiner, and BJ Wells Copyright © 2006. Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.Slide 2: Dad, this is my new boyfriend, Josh. Uh, nice to meet you, Josh. I don’t like him. Hmmm….He has long hair. He looks messy. Dad, What Do You Think?Non-Action Verbs 1: Non-Action Verbs 1 Some verbs do not describe actions. These verbs are called non-action or stative verbs . I a bird singing. I to a bird singing. non-action verb action verb hear am listeningNon-Action Verbs 2: I see dogs running. Non-Action Verbs 2 I am looking at the dogs. non-action verb Action verbEmotions: I love computers! I hate computers! Emotions Some non-action verbs express emotions. love hate like dislikeSenses or Appearance: This smells awful! Senses or Appearance hear taste smell sound feel see This tastes spicy! Some non-action verbs describe senses or appearance.Practice 1: I hear the ocean and seagulls. Practice 1 Use the non-action verbs in the box to describe a vacation to the place in the picture. hear see smell feel sound love hate like dislikeNeeds or Preferences: Needs or Preferences want need prefer I prefer Amy’s old boyfriend. Some non-action verbs express needs or preferences.Mental States: I think it’s beautiful. Mental States Some non-action verbs describe thoughts. agree disagree understand remember believe think know I disagree .Slide 10: We own this house. Possession Some non-action verbs show possession. Have Own Belong This all belongs to us.Measurements: Yes, you owe us a lot of money. Measurements The dinner costs all the money in my wallet! Some non-action verbs describe measurements, such as: cost, weigh, owe .Be Careful!: I am not liking him. I don’t like him. Be Careful! We usually do not use non-action verbs in the present progressive (- ing ) form.Practice 2: Practice 2 A mother is meeting her son’s new girlfriend. Use the non-action verbs in the box to describe their first impressions. have own need prefer know think agree disagree I think her hair color is awful. I prefer his old girlfriendNon-Action Verbs 3: Non-Action Verbs 3 Some non-action verbs can have different action and non-action meanings. He looks messy. He is looking at a tie.Practice 3: Practice 3 Explain the different meanings of the verbs in the pairs of sentences. 1. a. The cake tastes delicious. b. He’s tasting the cake right now. 2. a. I have some food. b. I’m having breakfast. a. He thinks the painting is ugly. b. He’s thinking about buying a different painting. Example: The perfume smells nice. She’s smelling the perfume.References: Copyright © 2006 Pearson Education and its licensors. All rights reserved. References You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.