Grade 5 Grammar Lesson 3 Verbs finite and non-finite

How many types of verbs are there?
What are finite verbs?
What are non-finite verbs?
What are infinitives? What are plain infinitives and bare infinitives?
Which infinitive do we use with ‘dare’, ‘need’, ‘had better’. ‘would rather’, ‘rather than’, ‘but’, ‘too’ and ‘enough’?
What is the difference between a gerund and a participle?
When a noun or pronoun is placed before a gerund, what case should be used?

Grade 5 Grammar Lesson 3 Verbs finite and non-finite (1)

A verb may be finite or non-finite in form. A verb that shows tense, person or number (singular/plural) is finite. A verb form that is not affected by person or number is non-finite.

I climb trees.

She loves mangoes.

They went home.

She is eating fruit.

The verbs in bold print above are finite verbs because they change with the change in tense, person or number.

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