11 Nov 2015

Unit 10: Verb want to

Present Tense
I want _____
We want _____
You want _____
You want _____
He wants _____
She wants _____
It wants _____
They want _____
The verb "want" requires an object:
  • I want a banana. (The word "banana" is an object.)
  • She wants some coffee. (The word "coffee" is an object.)
  • They want some help. (The word "help" is an object.)

Present Tense - negative
I don't want _____
We don't want _____
You don't want _____
You don't want _____
He doesn't want _____
She doesn't want _____
It doesn't want _____
They don't want _____
Remember: You must have an object after the verb "want."
  • I don't want any mustard on my sandwich.
  • He doesn't want to go home. (The infinitive, "to go" is the object.)
  • We don't want them.

The word "want" is often heard in questions:
  • What do you want?
  • Do you want anything to drink?
  • Does he want anything to drink?
  • Where do they want to go today?
  • When do you want to leave for the airport?

Here are some examples:
  • A: What do you want?
  • B: I want a cup of coffee.
a cup of coffee.
  • A: What does he want to do?
  • B: He wants to play basketball. He doesn't want to play football.
boy playing basketball
  • A: What do they want to do?
  • B: They want to go hiking. They don't want to go swimming.


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Directions: Fill in the blanks with the helping verb (do or does) and the main verb (want or wants).
1- 10 Present Tense:
  1. What _______ you _________ ?
  2. I ________ to get a Coke.
  3. What ________ she ________?
  4. She _________ a new bike.
  5. What ________ they ________?
  6. They ________ to go on a trip.
  7. He _________ __________ anything. (negative)
  8. We _________ __________ that car. (negative)
  9. What _________ the dog _________?
  10. He __________ to go out.

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