A2 · B1 · Grammar

Stative verbs

Think or thinking ? Have or having? When dealing with stative verbs, we basically mean those verbs that describe a state instead of an action, but this can be a tricky thing  and sometimes a verb belongs to both categories depending on context. When can we use these  verbs in the progressive form? Here are a few tips along with a quiz.

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STATIVE VERBS FOR A1-A2

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Stative verbs are... 

The verb read is a/an ... 

The verb swim is a/an ... 

The verb like is a/an ... 

Some stative verbs express daily routine. 

Some stative verbs are related to thinking. 

Many stative verbs are related to feelings like love or hate.

Believe is a stative verb.

The verb know is a/an ... 

It's correct to say 'He's loving me very much' 

It's not correct to say things like 'I'm liking it' 

Some verbs can be stative and also action verbs. 

It's always correct to use 'have' in the present continuous. 

We can say ' I'm having two books'.

We can say ' I'm having a party tonight'

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A short lesson on stative verbs

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love

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Which  sentence is correct? dog

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Can we use 'have' in the progressive?

have got

Which sentence is correct?Old woman in a shoe

Which sentence is correct?future mother

Imagen1

Progressive or simple? sense verbs

VERB RELATED TO SENSES + LIKE = SIMILAR TO

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Progressive or simple? appear

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Progressive or simple?think

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Progressive or simple?

see

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