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
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