Victor is training for a race, but he doesn’t know his friend Vivian is also training to run in the race! While studying for their test on verbs, Vivian and Victor use several verbs to describe the upcoming race, and soon Victor guesses Vivian’s secret! Concepts covered include: basic definition and usage of verbs; action and being verbs; past, present, and future tense; progressive tense; irregular verbs; main verbs; and helping verbs. Writing activity in the back reinforces text concepts. Glossary and additional resources. The Language Builders series helps young readers learn how to use the English language correctly. They join in on the fun as friends learn the basics of finding different types of words in a sentence and using them correctly. Each book in the Language Builders series covers a different part of speech. From adjectives to interjections, they learn how these parts of speech electrify writing wow! Activities in the back of the book provide additional information and practice identifying and using each part of speech.