Read More →

">Read More →

">Read More →

" />

Apply to our Sixth Form

Sixth Form applications for 2019/20 are still open. Apply for your place today. It could be the best decision you’ve ever made.

Verbs 2

Verbs are ‘doing words’ e.g. run, running, ran

By varying the verbs you use you can make your writing more interesting!

Now you try

  • Complete the table below, suggesting different verbs you could use.
  • In the third column say how this verb is different to the original. For example, ‘hurried’ is similar to ‘walked’ but perhaps suggests someone not only walking but walking quickly.

Original verb

Alternative verb

Difference in meaning

HideTake cover
Creep Sneak

Ofsted Outstanding 2011/2012 LogoNational Teaching School LogoStonewall School Champion Bronze Logo