Have you ever wondered what the most important verbs are to learn in English? Well, knowing the 100 most commonly used verbs would probably be a good start! Any guesses on what might top the list of the 100 most common verbs in English? Certainly some of the first verbs you learned in English, like ‘to be,’ ‘to have,’ and ‘to do’ are very important to know. Unfortunately, like many other languages, some of the most common verbs in English are irregular verbs and so not always easy to learn and remember. But hopefully you will use these common verbs so often that you will soon get used to their irregular nature. I’ve found a great website to share with all of you that lists the 100 most commonly used verbs in English, just click here to access it. This website also shows you how to congregate these verbs in their various tenses! You just click on the infinitive form of the verb and you will see how to congregate it in the present, past, future, pluperfect, and other tenses.
Now, here are the top 10 most used verbs in English. How many do you already know how to use?
6. can (auxiliary verb)
8. would (auxiliary verb)
And here are the same 10 verbs used in sentences in the present tense to put them in context for you.
1. I am so happy to be learning English.
2. James has all my money.
3. How many books does this library have?
4. Please say your name and where you are from.
5. I go to school every Tuesday and Thursday.
6. Can you help me?
7. Bill gets paid every other Friday.
8. Where would you like this to go?
9. Jillian makes delicious desserts.
10. I already know all of these verbs.