For each of the following sentences:
(i) Identify the verb phrase.
(ii) Name the structure.
(iii) Label the parts of the structure.
(iv) Describe the functional meaning conveyed by the verb in the sentence.
I start work at seven every morning.
(ii) present simple
(iii) base form
(iv) a routine
I was living in Peru at the time.
(i) was living
(ii) past continuous
(iii) auxiliary 'be' (past tense) + present participle
(iv) an activity in progress at a specified time in the past
On the following questions I need help please
He's been a teacher for ten years.
(i) I know 'been' is one part, but I believe this is a two part answer, what is the correct answer please
(ii) ? not sure what to answer here please
(ii) ? not sure what to answer here also
The school was founded in 2002.
(iii) I believe 'be" + past particle is the correct answer but what form is 'be' in?
Thanks for your help, Al
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