Important basic English grammar lesson. When you’re teaching yourself English, there are aspects of basic grammar that you don’t know about or understand. This makes it sometimes difficult to understand your English lessons. That’s why today I’m telling you all about
auxiliary verbs — also known as
helper verbs. They are extra verbs in the sentence that don’t usually contribute to the main meaning of the sentence. They usually just show you what verb tense the sentence is. I explain everything you need to know about them, and how to find them in a sentence. Let’s get started!