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INSTRUCTIONS Slides 2 to 8 contain explanations on the use of the simple past. On slide 6, elicit from students the past form of the verbs displayed and click on the images to start the animation and see the answers. On slides 11 to 24 have students, in pairs, complete the sentences using the simple past. Click on the slides to start the animation and see the answers. By Lilian Marchesoni
The simple past tense describes an event that is completed. It started and finished at a specific time in the past. Susan went to Paris last year.
AFFIRMATIVE FORM Regular Verbs The simple past of regular verbs is formed by adding –d or –ed to the base form of the verb. Everyday they go to school by bus. But, yesterday they walked to school.
Some examples of regular verbs surf paint play walk brushlisten surfed painted played walked listenedbrushed
Irregular Verbs Each irregular verb has its own unique form in the past. Tim usually goes to school by car. But, yesterday he went to school by bike.
Some examples of irregular verbs take eat buy do go took ate bought went did have had see saw
NEGATIVE FORM To form a negative statement, use the auxiliary verb did + not + the base form of the verb. Bob usually goes to school by bus. Yesterday he went to school on foot. He didn’t go by bus.
QUESTIONS To form questions in the past, use the auxiliary verb did + subject + the base form of the verb. Yesterday they went to school by car. They didn’t go by bus. Did they go to school together?
Complete the sentences with the simple past form of the verbs.
Mike and his friends (get) together last weekend. They (have) a barbecue, but they (neg. go) out after that. got had didn’t go
Julia (go) to Rio last summer. She (stay) in a nice hotel. She (visit) many places, but she (neg. go) to Corcovado. went stayed didn’t go visited
Where / you / go / last night? Where did you go last night? I (neg. go) anywhere. I (stay) home and (see) a movie on TV. didn’t go stayed saw
Rebecca doesn’t like vegetables. Yesterday she (eat) spaghetti, but she (neg. eat) the green salad. ate didn’t eat
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