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Simple Past Tense To express what already happened.
What is the simple past? The simple past expresses an action in the past taking place once, never, several times.
PAST SIMPLE FORM REGULAR VERBS IRREGULAR VERBS AFFIRMATIVE -ED We add -ED ed I worked ed You worked ed He worked ed She worked ed It worked ed We worked ed You worked ed They worked by heart We have to learn the irregular verb list by heart I went You ran He went She ran It went We run You went They run
PAST SIMPLE FORM REGULAR VERBS IRREGULAR VERBS NEGATIVE We need the auxiliary verb DID NOT + INFINITIVE DID NOT + INFINITIVE verb didn´t I didn´t work/go didn´t You didn´t work/go didn´t He didn´t work/go didn´t She didn´t work/go didn´t It didn´t work/go didn´t We didn´t work/go didn´ You didn´t work/go didn´t They didn´t work/go Didn’t use to means that you never did it.
PAST SIMPLE FORM REGULAR VERBS IRREGULAR VERBS INTERROGATIVE We need the auxiliary verb DID + SUBJECT+ INFINITIVE DID + SUBJECT+ INFINITIVE verb DID DID I work /go ? DID DID you work/go ? DID DID he work /go ? DID DID she work/go ? DID DID it work /go ? DID DID we work /go ? DID DID you work/go ? DID DID they work/go ?
Can you pronounce past endings? 1.After strong consonants, say /d/ –/calld/ /livd/ 2.After soft consonants, say /t/ –/talkt/ /washt/ 3.After /t/ and /d/, say /ed/ –/waited/ /needed/
Do you use irregular past verbs? 1.Most irregular verbs change vowels. –Begin/began, come/came, give/gave 2.Some irregular verbs end in “t.” –Build/built, feel/felt, sweep/swept 3.A few irregular verbs don’t change. –Cost/cost, fit/fit, let/let YOU MUST LEARN THE IRREGULAR VERB LIST
TO BE was/ wasn´tI was/ wasn´t were/ weren´tYou were/ weren´t was/ wasn´tHe was/ wasn´t was/ wasn´tShe was/ wasn´t waswasn´tIt was / wasn´t were/ weren´tWe were/ weren´t wereweren´tYou were / weren´t were/ weren´tThey were/ weren´t was/ wasn´tTHERE was/ wasn´t were/ weren´tTHERE were/ weren´t THERE …
Do you know the past verbs? presentpast begin___ buy___ drive___ fail___ feel___ go___ grow___ hear___ presentpast 9.know___ 10.leave___ 11.lose___ 12.mean___ 13.pay___ 14.sell___ 15.sit___ 16.think___
Which is the past form? 1.Sylvia blow/blew the odd guy off. 2.Alfredo drew/drawn a cool picture. 3.Minh kept/keep his place in class. 4.The bank lend/lent Foram $5,000. 5.The professor tore/tear the paper. 6.Krupal stood/stand in the back. 7.The girl wear/wore red lipstick.
FIND THE MISTAKES I didn't celebrated New Year's Eve My friends organize a fancy dress party, but they didn't invited me So, I were very sad and lonely My best friends didn't were with me My cousin visite me in the afternoon but then she go to a party Did you danced on New Year's Eve? I didn't watched TV because there was a horrible programme Everybody laughed and sing and was very happy But I were not happy, I didn't have a good time
Put the sentences in order arrive When you did ? _______________________ wait long for she How did me ? ________________________ phone night last Why you did me ? _________________________ meet days two ago Did you her ? __________________________ party? see the Who did you in ________________________ concert start When did the ? _______________________
Can you fill in the test? Last weekend Carmela ____to the cinema to see "The Others". Carmela ______it_____ because it about ghosts and she is afraid of them. When she home_____ with her friend Lola, she _____very strange. There ____a noise behind them, but they could not see anyone. It ______a lot and there _____any taxis on the street, so they ______to go home walking. The noise_____ still behind them and while they______ to see what or who it ______, the lights on the street _____out and they _____for five minutes. Do you know what happened next?
Can you fill in the test? Our football ____team all its matches this year. It's very depressing. It ______to me before. When I _____eleven I _____in a team called "the tigers", we ______also many matches, but at least we ______from time to time. Later I _____ a football team in my school. We _____very good and _____ 4 trophies. As you see, I ______for more than ten years now, but I ______this team very recently. We are not too bad, but we _______ the unluckiest team in the World this year.