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Simple Past Tense Choral Reading
THE SIMPLE PAST TENSE OF REGULAR VERBS Choral Reading
The simple past tense of regular verbs Subject + -ed form of verb (V2) Verb after ‘to’ + infinitive Adverb of past: – ago – yesterday – last… (= 1 … ago) Specific time in the past: – in (+month year) – on (+ date/day) – at (+ hour)
SPELLING OF THE PAST TENSE OF REGULAR VERBS Choral Reading
Spelling of the past tense of regular verbs 1.Regular verbs + ed 2.Verbs ending in ‘e’ + d 3.Verbs ending in const+y change y to i, + ed 4.Verbs ending in vowl+y + ed 5.One syllable verb ending in CVC double the final consonant, + ed 6.Verbs ending in w or x + ed
Spelling of the past tense of regular verbs 7.Two-syllable verbs ending in CVC, 2 nd syllable stressed double the final consonant, + ed 8.Two-syllable verbs, last syllable NOT stressed do not double the final consonant, +ed
Past tense of Be Subject + was I he she it singular noun
Past tense of Be Subject + were you they we plural noun
Past tense of Be There + was + singular subject There + were + plural subject
Past tense of Be: Negation Subject + was not +… Subject+ wasn’t +… Subject + were not +… Subject + weren’t +…
EXERCISE 5 Choral Reading
Exercise 5 1.were 2.was 3.were 4.were 5.was
Irregular Verb 2 Verbs with no changeFinal d changes to t Verbs with a vowel change / ɛ / or / ɒ //ɔ//ɔ/ /o ʊ / /æ/ /Λ//Λ/ / ɒ / or /o ʊ / /ʊ//ʊ//ɛ//ɛ/ /ə ʊ / or /o ʊ /, /u//a ʊ / or /e I / or / ɛ / /ɔ//ɔ/ /I//I/ /e I / /ɛ//ɛ/ /ɔ//ɔ/ / ɒ / or / ɑ / /u/ Miscellaneous Changes
VOWEL CHART i I e ɛ ə Λ a o u ʊ æ ɒ ɑ ɔ front palatal central back velar high mid low ɜ
DIPHTHONGS Blue letters (usual letters) A diphthong involves a movement from one position to another position within one syllable. E.g. e = cake, made, may, say o ʊ = go, no, so, low a = high, tide, cry a ʊ = cow, how, bow
SUMMARY Choral Reading
Summary 1.Be was/were 2.Other verbs regular/irregular verbs Note-Questions: WH- Where did she work? Negative Why didn’t she work on Sunday? Subject Who worked on Sunday?
SUMMARY EXERCISES Choral Reading
Exercise A 1.were not / weren’t 2.didn’t fly 3.wasn’t 4.didn’t invent 5.didn’t die 6.didn’t go 7.didn’t come 8.wasn’t born 9.didn’t build 10.didn’t become
Exercise B 1.Did Orville Wright become famous? Yes, he did. 2.Was Goddard an aviator? No, he wasn’t. 3.Did Earhart fly across the Atlantic Ocean? Yes, she did. 4.Was Goddard born in the U.S.? Yes, he was.
Exercise B 5.Did the Wright brothers write about rockets? No, they didn’t. 6.Did the Americans send a man into space? Yes, they did. 7.Did Wilbur Wright die in 1945? No, he didn’t.
Exercise C 1.When was Lindbergh born? 2.What did the Wright brothers invent? 3.Who invented the airplane? 4.When did Earhart cross the ocean? 5.How much (money) did Lindbergh/he get for his flight?
Exercise C 6.Why did Earhart/she want to fly around the world? 7.How many people saw Lindbergh in Paris? 8.Why didn’t they believe his ideas? // Why did they not believe his ideas? 9.When did Orville Wright die? 10.What (ideas) did the president examine?