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Welcome to class. Please speak English only! Subject: Simple past tense Powerpoint by Tom Grundy Designed for Hong Kong primary children
英語專區 WARNING: SPEAK NO CHINESE PLEASE
simple past tense
Yesterday At 6 o’clock this morning A long time ago Just after I got up When I was 4 years old Last year In January 2008 What is the past?
Normally… We add ‘ed’ to verbs when we talk about the past. We add ‘d’ to verbs ending in ‘e’. A verb is an action word. A ‘doing’ word. Things to remember…
Add ‘ed’ or just add ‘d’ Remember: If there is an ‘e’ already, there is no need to add another one. jumped danced played
On Monday, _____________________ They walk to school Past tense practice…
On Sunday, _____________________ I listen to music Past tense practice…
Yesterday, _____________________ I jump Past tense practice…
Last week, ______________________ I dance at school Past tense practice…
Last year, ______________________ I laugh Past tense practice…
Last week, ______________________ I play PSP Past tense practice…
Who can? Open the door Turn off the light Clear the board Dance like a chicken Jump like a monkey What did he/she do? Answer in a full sentence Past tense verbs
Two teams: Write down the correct past tense of the words. Do you change the word, or add ‘ed’/’d’? 1.dance__________________ 2.cook___________________ 3.jump___________________ 4.turn____________________ 5.open___________________ 1.watch__________________ 2.play____________________ 3.kiss____________________ 4.walk___________________ 5.close___________________ Blackboard race
say a full sentence
Past tense verbs Jump Present (now) Past 1.Make these verbs past tense 2.Say a full sentence
Past tense verbs 1.Make these verbs past tense 2.Say a full sentence Shout Present (now) Past WAAAAAAA AAAAA!
Past tense verbs 1.Make these verbs past tense 2.Say a full sentence Dance Present (now) Past
Past tense verbs 1.Make these verbs past tense 2.Say a full sentence W Present (now) Past
Past tense verbs 1.Make these verbs past tense 2.Say a full sentence L Present (now) Past
change the tense
More examples Present: (Today) talk walk play laugh help ask answer finish look love watch cook closed work wash Past Tense: (Yesterday) talked walked played laughed helped asked answered finished looked loved watched cooked closed worked washed
After school I play with my pet dinosaur. I dance with him. I play football with him. I cook him some soup and use very big vegetables because he is always hungry. I love my dinosaur and always smile when we jump around the park! I like having a pet dinosaur so much! Change the story to the past tense…
Change this story to the present tense… The students walked to their lessons. The children played in the park. They laughed at the joke. The good students then helped Mr Tom with the books. They asked him a question about the homework. The good students answered the question. Mr Tom shouted at the naughty students. When they finished reading, they looked at the pictures.
There are 3 ending sounds for past tense words… ‘-id’ ‘-t’‘-d’
The ‘-id’ sound ‘-id’ only used for verbs ending with a ‘t’ or ‘d’ sound decided invited needed planted posted shouted started tasted visited waited wanted
The ‘-d’ sound only used for verbs ending in a voiced sound moved stayed saved cleaned enjoyed loved closed played ‘-d’ Voiced consonant sounds: b, v, g, z, j, th, l, m, n, r You can feel a vibration when you put your fingers on your neck.
The ‘-t’ sound only used for verbs ending in an unvoiced sound laughed walked kissed finished helped danced fixed worked washed dropped ‘-t’ Voiceless consonant sounds: p, f, k, s, sh, ch, th. You cannot feel a vibration when you put your fingers on your neck.
Past tense verbs – there is normally no need for ‘was’ or ‘has’. Which one is correct? 1.The robot has played last week 2.The robot played last week 3.The robot went to played last week 4.The robot was play last week Was / has
simple past tense board game
In teams of 3, use a dice to work your way around the board. For each box you land on, say the sentence in the past tense.