Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Simple Past Tense Choral Reading. THE SIMPLE PAST TENSE OF REGULAR VERBS Choral Reading.

Similar presentations

Presentation on theme: "Simple Past Tense Choral Reading. THE SIMPLE PAST TENSE OF REGULAR VERBS Choral Reading."— Presentation transcript:

1 Simple Past Tense Choral Reading


3 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)

4 EXERCISE 1 Choral Reading

5 Exercise 1 1.worked 2.learned 3.loved 4.opened; repaired 5.started 6.used 7.succeeded 8.died 9.lived


7 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

8 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

9 EXERCISE 2 Choral Reading

10 Exercise 2 1.played 2.studied 3.decided 4.wanted 5.liked 6.showed 7.looked 8.stopped 9.happened 10.carried 11.enjoyed 12.dragged 13.dropped 14.started 15.followed 16.preferred 17.liked 18.mixed 19.admitted 20.developed

11 Exercise 2 1.played4 2.studied3 3.decided2 4.wanted1 5.liked2 6.showed6 7.looked1 8.stopped5 9.happened8 10.carried3 11.enjoyed4 12.dragged5 13.dropped5 14.started1 15.followed6 16.preferred7 17.liked2 18.mixed6 19.admitted7 20.developed 1


13 Pronunciation of –ed past forms After voiceless sounds /p, k, f, s, ∫, t∫/  /t/ After voiced sounds /b, g, v, ð, z, ʒ, dʒ, m, n, ŋ, l, r/ + all vowels  /d/ After /t/ or /d/ sounds  /əd/

14 EXERCISE 3&4 Choral Reading

15 Exercise 3 1.played/d/ 2.studied/d/ 3.decided/əd/ 4.wanted/əd/ 5.liked/t/ 6.showed/d/ 7.looked/t/ 8.stopped/t/ 9.happened/d/ 10.carried/d/ 11.enjoyed/d/ 12.dragged/d/ 13.dropped/t/ 14.started/əd/ 15.followed/d/ 16.preferred/d/ 17.liked/t/ 18.mixed/t/ 19.admitted/əd/ 20.developed /t/

16 Exercise 4 1.played 2.dreamed 3.studied 4.started 5.used 6.tried 7.crashed 8.fixed 9.stayed 10.offered

17 PAST TENSE OF BE Choral Reading

18 Past tense of Be Subject + was I he she it singular noun

19 Past tense of Be Subject + were you they we plural noun

20 Past tense of Be There + was + singular subject There + were + plural subject

21 Past tense of Be: Negation Subject + was not +… Subject+ wasn’t +… Subject + were not +… Subject + weren’t +…

22 EXERCISE 5 Choral Reading

23 Exercise 5 1.were 2.was 3.were 4.were 5.was

24 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

25 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

26 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

27 SUMMARY Choral Reading

28 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?


30 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

31 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.

32 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.

33 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?

34 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?

Download ppt "Simple Past Tense Choral Reading. THE SIMPLE PAST TENSE OF REGULAR VERBS Choral Reading."

Similar presentations

Ads by Google