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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

English as a Second Language: Verbs

A guide for second-language learners of English

Online Resources

Verbix - Verb Conjugator


Purdue OWL: ESL Instructor and Student Handouts -
links to pages that explain grammar and mechanics, workplace writing, etc.

English Verb Tenses Guide (Chabot College) - an informal, content-packed guide on English verb tenses.

English Verb Resources

Decklerck, Renaat. The grammar of the English verb phrase. New York : Wiley, 1992.

Cambridge phrasal verbs dictionary. Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press, 2006.


To find more, search the Classic Catalog using the subject heading English Language Grammar or the VuFind Catalog using the subject descriptor English Grammar.