Lego|Grammar|Pre-Int|2. Irregular verbs

Before the lesson, think about the questions

How many irregular verbs can you name within 30 seconds?

Do you know any secret strategies for learning irregular verbs?

Read the grammar rules


Irregular verbs

The Past Simple and past participle forms of irregular verbs do not end in -ed:

make  break cut
Past Simple made broke cut
Past Participle made broken cut

Sometimes the Past Simple and past participle forms are the same. For example:

make find buy cut
Past Simple made found bought cut
Past Participle made found bought cut

• I made a cake yesterday. (Past Simple)

• I have made some coffee. (past participle — Present Perfect)

• Butter is made from milk. (past participle — Present Simple Passive)

Sometimes the Past Simple and past participle forms are different. For example:

break know begin go
Past Simple broke knew began went
Past Participle broken known begun gone

• Somebody broke this window last night. (Past Simple)

• Somebody has broken this window. (past participle — Present Perfect)

• This window was broken last night. (past participle — Past Simple Passive)

Common-Irregular-Verbs List

Put the verbs into the correct form


Watch the video put the sentences into the correct order

Once upon a time, in a beautiful wood, there lived a rabbit named Peter. With a blue jacket …


… and no pants.

Come on in! We’ve got the garden! Help yourselves to anything. Wait, didn’t you try to eat me? Show me your teeth. Do like a … go … , it … like arr.


It was you! I knew it! How are you? So good to see you!


Oh yeah, now it’s a party!

I can’t think of one thing that could possibly stop our fun.

McGregor is coming! Everyone hide!






This is only the beginning, ha-ha!

Felix, blink! Blink!


✔️ Peter Rabbit wore a blue jacket. He said, «Come on in!»

Answer the questions

Let’s check how many irregular verbs you can remember in 30 seconds.

1. How many irregular verbs are there in the English language?

2. How many irregular verbs do you need to know at the Elementary level?

3. How many irregular verbs do you need to know for the Upper-Intermediate level?

4. How many irregular verbs do you need to know if you want to read Shakespear’s books in the original?

English grammar

Complete the table with the given verbs

Try to guess what verbs are hiding behind the pictures. Then flip the cards to check

make — made — made


mean — meant — meant


meet — met — met


pay — paid — paid


read — read — read


say — said — said


send — sent — sent


sit — sat — sat


spend — spent — spent


stand — stood — stood


tell — told — told


find — found — found


Put the verbs into the correct form to complete the story, then answer the questions

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1. Where do you think he left his phone?

2. How did it happen?

Discuss the questions with your teacher

Sign the pictures. Use the verbs from the box

did came went grew broke drove
gave chose drew became fell began

Choose the correct option, then listen and repeat

Read the instruction and play the game with your teacher

Play Snakes and Ladders with your teacher

Snakes and Ladders rules:

1. Decide who starts the game.

2. Take turns in rolling the dice and moving forward the number of spaces shown on the dice.

3. When you land on a square, make a sentence in Past Simple.

4. If you land at the bottom of a ladder, you can move up to the top of the ladder.

5. If you land on the head of a snake, you must slide down to the end of the snake.

6. The first player to get to Finish is the winner.

Have fun!

Game Grammar

Find the verbs from the grid

Complete the table with the correct forms of the verbs


Complete the poem with the correct forms of the verbs. The first line has been completed for you

Click on the buttons one by one and do the tasks

Write down 5–7 irregular verbs and find a rhyme for them.

Suggested examples:

• Do-did-done — Have fun!

• Bring-brought-brought — Oh, my God!

• Choose-chose-chosen — Don’t be frozen!

Watch the video, then answer the questions below

All right, everybody, let’s learn some irregular verbs! Go! Take. Took. Taken. Shake. Shook. Shaken. Are you having fun? No! Would you have more fun if I hit you with my hand? This is my hand. My third hand. I have another idea! Maybe a little bit more fun way to learn irregular verbs. Want to try? Yeah! Yeah? Okay. Let’s try. The microphone I take, took, taken. You’re shake, shook, shaken. Wake, woke, woken to the style I’m creating. Think, thought, thought, seek, sought, sought. Listen to the lesson that I teach, taught, taught. Don’t sleep, slept, slept. I creep, crept, crept. I sneak, snuck, snuck up. You leap, lept, lept. I keep, kept, kept having fun. I’m never beat, beat, beaten. I win, won, won. Do, did, done, begin, began, begun. Shoot, shot, shot, no, I don’t own a gun. I lead, led, led, so I can feed, fed, fed the knowledge you need straight to your head. When I bring it, I brought it. You catch it, you caught it. Sit back, relax, don’t fight, fought, fought it. Please, don’t freeze, froze, frozen when I speak, spoke, spoken. It’s real, you can feel, I don’t steal, stole, stolen. I choose, chose, chosen the very best rhymes. And write, wrote, written them into my lines and into your minds. When we meet, met, met, I bet, bet, bet, I won’t let you forget. Forgot. Forgotten. I get, got, gotten. Every head nodding, don’t think about stopping. Just come, came, come. This is hip-hop, I don’t sing, sang, sung. I sting, stung, stung. You cling, clang, clung. On each and every word, you hang, hung, hung.

1. Do you think it is an effective way to learn irregular verbs?

2. What are the most effective ways to learn irregular verbs in your opinion?

Complete the sentences using the verbs

Writing, write, homework

Read the story and write the correct verbs in the gaps


Do the crossword

  • Study the vocabulary
  • Study the grammar
  • Peter Rabbit
  • Irregular verbs. Part 1
  • Let's practise!
  • Irregular verbs. Part 2
  • Let's practise!
  • Challenge time!
  • Study English 'cause it's fun
  • Irregular verbs hip-hop
  • Tasks

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