Participles can be a part of a finite verb phrase. They are also a type of nonfinite verbs. Try to note and remember the difference.

What is a Participle? 

The -ed forms and -ing forms of verbs are called participles. Participles as nonfinite function as adjectives

There are three types of participles: 

Present Participle (-ing verb): 

 A rolling stone gathers no moss.

Past Participle (-ed verb):  

 Don’t sit on the broken chair.

Perfect Participle (having + ed participle):

 Having finished the homework, I went to play.