stative and dynamic verbs
Stative and dynamic verbs
It is possible to classify verbs as either states (also called stative
verbs) or actions (also called dynamic verbs).
As some verbs can express both states and actions (see the example of 'have'
above), it is sometimes better to talk about stative meanings and dynamic meanings than simply s...Read more
The following ESL resources are available for Stative and dynamic verbs:
General English course books (adults)
Lindsay Clandfield Rebecca Robb Benne
Unit 6 Digital Pages 54 - 55(1) Analysis using examples from reading : (Online - Jessica Adams page 53)
(2) Listening : six dialogues. Ss decide if verbs are dynamic or stative.
(3) Short error correction exercise (individual sentences)
Unit 7 Review 1 Page 67 Gapped sentences (decide whether stative or dynamic and choose simple or continuous aspect; match with responses.
Photocopiable resource books
Will Forsyth Sue Lavender