Irregular Verbs Poetry

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Irregular Verbs Poetry
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Hello, everyone! Today we are going to mix grammar and poetry. If you are not scared by this idea - lets go on. 
Hi! I am Julia and this is Random English, a channel that will help you improve your English skills with a little bit of fun. And today I am going to read you a poem about irregular verbs. This poem comes from the book called "Crazy English" - I am not sure if you can see it on camera. This is a really interesting book about some interesting and strange things in English, so if your English level is quite good, think about reading it, it's a lot of fun. 
Well, let's start reading.
 
The verbs in English are a fright.
How can we learn to read and write?
Today we speak, but first we spoke;
Some faucets leak, but never loke.
Today we write, but first we wrote;
We bite our tongues, but never bote.
 
Each day I teach, for years I taught,
And preachers preach, but never praught.
This tale I tell; this tale I told;
I smell the flowers, but never smold.
 
If knights still slay, as once they slew,
Then do we play, as once we plew?
If I still do as once I did,
Then do cows moo, as they once mid?
 
I love to win, and games I've won;
I seldom sin, and never son.
I hate to lose, and games I lost;
I didn't choose, and never chost.
 
I love to sing, and songs I sang;
I fling a ball, but never flang.
I strike that ball, that ball I struck;
This poem I like, but never luck.
 
I take a break, a break I took;
I bake a cake, but never book.
I eat that cake, that cake I ate;
I beat an egg, but never bate.
 
I often swim, as I once swam;
I skim some milk, but never skam.
I fly a kite that I once flew;
I tie a knot, but never tew.
 
I see the truth, the truth I saw;
I flee from falsehood, never flaw.
I stand for truth, as I once stood;
I land a fish, but never lood.
 
About these verbs I sit and think.
These verbs don't fit. They seem to wink
At me, who sat for years and thought
Of verbs that never fat or wought.
 
Well, this is it, this is the end of the poem. I'd like you to think about it and try to understand what makes this poem unusual and actually quite funny. Think about it and write about it in the comments. Also write what you think about irregular verbs. Do you hate them or is it rather easy for you to remember them? 
Well, this is it. Thank you for watching. If you enjoyed this video, please, give it a like, and I will see you around in the next video. Bye bye.

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