英会話のコツ: Break vs Broken

Many students confuse break, broke & broken.  

Common mistakes

  • I broken the oven

  • He breaked my computer

  • My watch is break

Break = Verb  /  Broke = Past verb:

  • I broke the oven

  • He broke my computer

  • The horse kicked me and broke my arm

  • Young children break toys

Broken = Adjective:

  • My watch is broken

  • My chair is not broken, but a little damaged

  • The toys are broken

  • He got his smartphone out of the toilet, but it was broken.