Change the time of each sentence below by changing the verbs to express the time shown in
parentheses. In the space provided, write only the new verb. If there is more than one verb to
change, write them both, separated by a space and a comma.
Example: In a town nearby, ordinary people learn to walk on beds of hot coals. (past)
A teacher trains them in the techniques of special meditation. (past)
TIP for finding verbs: To find the verb in a sentence, change the sentence's time. Look carefull at the words which change form. Many of them will be verbs.