2 When do we use Past Simple Tense? We use Past Simple Tense when we talk about completed actions in the past.Example: I washed my car yesterday.They ate pizza last night.
3 Kinds of verbs Regular Verb Past Simple walk walked want wanted help Remember there are regular and irregular verbs.To turn regular verbs to the past by adding –ed or –d.Regular VerbPast Simplewalkwalkedwantwantedhelphelpeddecidedecidedagreeagreed
4 Regular Verb Past Simple If the verb ends with y preceded by a vowel, add –ed.If the verb ends with y preceded by a consonant, drop the y, turn it into i and add -ed.YOU MUST STUDY THE IRREGULAR VERB LIST.Regular VerbPast SimpleplayplayedstayStayedstudyStudiedburyburied
5 Kinds of sentences in past simple tense Affirmative sentencesTom _____ us last week (visit).I _____in the competition (run).Negative sentencesTom _____ us last week.I _____ in the competition.SUBJECTPAST TENSECOMPLEMENT.visitedranSUBJECTDIDN’TINFINITIVECOMPLEMENT.didn’t visitdidn’t run
6 Kinds of questions in past simple Yes/No QuestionsTom ____you last week?Informative QuestionsWhere ______ you last year?DIDSUBJECTINFINITIVECOMPLEMENT?Did Tom visit you last week?WH WORDDIDSUBJECTINFINITIVECOMPLEMENT?Where did you run last year?
7 What happens when we use the verb to be? REMEMBER its past tenseNegative SentencesUse the negative form or the contractions.Never use didn’t.WASWEREWAS NOTWASN’TWERE NOTWERENT
8 WAS / WERE SUBJECT COMPLEMENT? Was Irene in the house? Yes/No Questions_____Irene in the house?_____ they at the Mall?Informative QuestionsWhy _____ Irene in the house?Where _____ you last night?WAS / WERESUBJECTCOMPLEMENT?Was Irene in the house?Were they at the Mall?WH WORDWAS / WERESUBJECTCOMPLEMENT?waswere
9 Expressions used - yesterday - Past dates - Expressions with last ___ in 1998 on June 21st (if this date was before now) on June 21st, 2000 during 1995 in the 19th Century last Christmas- Expressions with last ___last night last week last month last year last Tuesday last summer- Expressions with a/an ___ agoa / one minute ago an / one hour ago a / one week ago a / one week ago a / one month ago a / one year ago- Past eventson my last birthday at the beginning of my class during my childhood when I got up this morning when my grandfather was a boy
10 Let’s practice went decided hurried walked played buried Complete the following sentences with the past simple tense of the verb give.I ______________ (go) to the movies with Ed.She ______________ (decide) to read the story.We ______________ (hurry) up doing the quiz.They ______________ (walk) to school.Sue _____________ (play) soccer.My dog ____________ (bury) its bone outside.wentdecidedhurriedwalkedplayedburied
11 Let’s practice went was walked Didn't rain Did you spend Complete the following sentences with the past simple tense of the verb give.7. Last year, I ____ to England on holidays. (go)8. It _____ fantastic. (be)9. In the mornings, we ___ the streets of London. (walk)10. It _____ rain a lot. (not, rain)11. Where _____ holidays? (you, spend)wentwaswalkedDidn't rainDid you spend
12 Read the sentences, and rewrite them as negative sentences. 1. My mom baked cookies for the party.2. Jim understood the exercise.3. We were at the concert.4. I was in the room with her.5. We moved to a new house two years ago.6. They sell second hand cars.My mom didn’t bake cookiesJim didn’t understand the exercise.We weren’t at the concert.I wasn’t in the room with her.We didn’t move to a new house two years ago.They didn’t sell second hand cars.