SKILL 16 : PAST PARTICIPLE SETELAH KATA HAVE

Skill 16 : Past Participle Setelah Kata Have

Whenever you see the verb have in any of its forms (have, has, having, had), be sure that the verb that follows it is in the past participle form.

We had complete* the work.

They have went* to the market.

In the first example, complete should be the past participle completed because it is after had. In the second example, went should be the past participle gone because it is after have.

The following chart outlines the use of verb forms after have.

VERB FORMS AFTER HAVE

Have             +                    past participle

EXERCISE :

Each of the following sentences contains a verb formed with have. Underline the verbs twice. Then indicate if the sentences are correct (C) or incorrect (I).

1. We have already hearing the good news. (Incorrect)

Analysis: have hearing should be have heard

2. She has ridden her bicycle to school every day. (Correct)

Analysis: has ridden is correct

3. I have always believe you. (Incorrect)
Analysis : have always believe is incorrect, it should be have always believed.

4. He has find the missing car keys. (Incorrect)
Analysis :  has find is incorrect. It should be has found.

5. They have put their money in a savings account. (Correct)
Analysis : have put is correct

6. Their parents have allowed them to stay up late. (Correct)
Analysis: have allowed is correct

7. She has never ran away from home before. (Incorrect)
Analysis:  have never ran is correct. It should be have never run.

8. Have you ever saw a ghost? (Incorrect)
Analysis:  saw is incorrect. It should be seen.

9. They have taken three tests already this week. (correct)
Analysis: have taken is correct.

10. He has offer me a high-paying job. (Incorrect)
Analysis: has offer is incorrect. It should be has offered.

Skill 17 : Present Participle or Past Participle Setelah Be

The verb be in any of its forms (am, is, are, was, were, be, been, being) can be followed by another verb. This verb should be in either the present participle or the past participle form.

They are turn* on all the lamps.

The office door is lock* in the evening.

In the first example, turn on should be turning on because it is after are. In the second example, lock should be locked because it is after is.

The following chart outlines the use of verb forms after be.

Verb forms after be (am, is are, was, ware, be, been, being)

VERB FORMS AFTER BE

Be              +             (1)    present participle

                            (2)    past participle

EXERCISE :

Each of the following sentences contains a verb formed with be. Underline the verbs twice. Then indicate if the sentences are correct (C) or incorrect (I).
1. She was study the textbooks all night long. (I)
Analysis:

  • study should be studying because after be should present participle (-ing)

2. The pie was cut into six equal pieces. (C)
Analysis:

  •  ” was cut” is correct because after was should be past participle.

3. Today the teacher is allow the students to leave class a few minutes early. (I)
Analysis:

  • allow should be allowing because after is should be present participle.

4. The class is teach every other semester. (I)

  • teach should taught because after is should be past participle.

5. Tom is bringing some drinks to the party. (C)
Analysis:

  •  “is bringing” is correct because after is should be “present participle (bringing)“.

6. The sick child was taken to see a doctor. (correct)
Analysis:

  •  ”was taken” is correct because after was should be past participle (taken).

7. The children are swim in the backyard pool. (I)
Analysis:

  • swim should be swimming because after are should be present participle.

8. The diamond jewelry is always keep in a safe place. (I)
Analysis:

  • keep should be kept because after is should be past participle.

9. The teacher is preparing a difficult exam for the students. (C)
Analysis:

  • “is preparing” is correct because after is should be present participle.

10. Dinner is served from 6:00 to 8:00.
Analysis:

  • “is served” is correct because after is should be past participle.

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