Endings in English

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Endings and their grammatical meaning

1. Ending -s

We use -s with verbs (3rd person singular – Simple Present) and with nouns (plural).

Spelling Rules when adding -s

2. Ending -ing

We use -ing with Progressive tenses and with the Gerund.

Spelling Rules when adding -ing

3. Ending -ed

We use -ed with regular verbs in Simple Past.

Spelling Rules when adding -ed

4. Endings -er and -est

We use -er and -est with comparatives and superlatives of adjectives.

Spelling Rules when adding -er/-est


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