Verb Patterns Worksheet 1
Having a good understanding of common sentence patterns (also called verb patterns) will help us craft cohesive sentences on our own.
There are several sentence patterns in English. It is not necessary to memorize all of them. However, it is essential to have a working acquaintance with the most common verb patterns.
These grammar worksheets give you the building blocks to create sentences.Try writing down as many sentences as possible using the sentence elements given below.To construct sentences use one sentence element from each grammatical category and then put them in the proper order. Remember that not every combination makes sense.
This exercise is based on the following sentence pattern:
Subject + verb + object + object complement
wanted to crown
People made him their king.
The boy called me a fool.
The committee announced its decision.
The preposition as or for is sometimes used with the verbs elect and choose, but not with others.
They elected him as their leader.
Whom will they choose for their leader?
Sections in this articleTenses
Tense rules - overview
The simple present tense
The present progressive tense
The present perfect tense
The present perfect progressive tense
Present tenses to talk about the future
The simple past tense
The past progressive tense
The past perfect tense
Correct use of the past perfect tense
The past perfect progressive tense
Past verb forms with present or future meaning
The simple future tense
The future progressive tense
The future perfect tense
Tenses in subordinate clauses
More CBSE English Grammar worksheetsPassive voice worksheet | Simple past tense
Passive voice worksheet | Past continuous tense
Passive voice worksheet | Simple future tense
Passive voice worksheet | Future perfect tense