For each of the following five sentences:
(i) Identify the verb phrase.
(ii) Name the structure.
(iii) Label the parts of the structure.
(iv) Describe the functional meaning conveyed by the verb in the sentence.

Examples:

I start work at seven every morning.
(i) start
(ii) present simple
(iii) base form
(iv) a routine

I was living in Peru at the time.
(i) was living
(ii) past continuous
(iii) auxiliary 'be' (past tense) + present participle
(iv) an activity in progress at a specified time in the past
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Question1
I went to Thailand last year to teach.
Answer:
(i) Went
(ii) Past simple

(iii) Base form (my new answer: adverbial of place) or 2nd asnwer inflected form

(iv) A completed action at a specified time in the past

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Question2
She can speak Mandarin.
Answer:
(i) Can speak

(ii) Present simple

(iii) Base form (my new answer modal verb 'can' + main verb 'speak')

(iv) Present ability or skill

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Question3
I'm seeing the director tomorrow.
Answer:

(I) I’m Seeing

(II) Present continuous

(III) Am/are/is + present participle

(IV) Definate future event (wrong)

you have not indicated what sort of verb "am" is here.
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

He's been a teacher for ten years.
Answer:

(i) Teacher (my new answer: has been)

(ii) Present perfect continuous (Present Perfect)

(iii) Have/has + been + present participle (or subject + Auxilery verb (has) + past participle (been)

(iv) A state or activity that began in the past and continues down to the present
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Question5
The school was founded in 2002.
Answer:

(i) Was Founded

(ii) Past simple passive

(iii) Be + past particple

(iv) A completed action at a specified time in the past (wrong)

You might be interested in:

Hello, Can Someone Help Me Check This Essay? Many Thanks.

Topic: Some people think that hard work and determination bring success. Others think other factors such as money and good appearance are more important. Discuss both views and...

This Is A Writing Task 1 Essay. Can Someone Check It For Me?

The given diagram illustrates how organic waste is recycled to create garden fertiliser. Overall, there are five stages in the diagram, starting with preparing a plastic container...

This Is A Writing Task 1 Essay. Can Someone Check It For Me?

The given diagrams illustrate how the village of Kelsbey has changed from 1780 to 2000. Overall, this village was originally a green rural area in 1780, but it experienced...

IELTS Task 1. Please Check My Grammar

My essay: The diagram illustrates how the pineapples are grown and made into several products. Overall, the process of growing pineapples takes a year to grow. Furthermore, there...

Please Help Me Check My Grammar.

I wrote this essay last night and I know I shift tense a lot, just don't know what to correct any more. Please help me if you have time. Thank you "Save the Last Dance 2" is...