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Simple past Mr. Armando Garriazo.
USE : Use the Simple Past to express the idea that an action started and finished at a specific time in the past.
Past of verb to be. PRONOUN VERB I WAS YOU WE WERE THEY HE SHE WAS IT
I am at home. I was at home.
She is a doctor She was a doctor
They are students They were students
Past tense verbs are divided in two types: REGULAR VERBS IRREGULAR VERBS
REGULAR VERBS Add –ed to the verbs Play – played Look – looked Cook – cooked Work – Worked Dance – danced Watch – watched
IRREGULAR VERBS Change the verbs completely Be – was/ were Do – did Eat – ate Go – went See – saw Drink – drank Get up – got up
IMPORTANT WE USE THE SAME PAST FORM OF THE VERB FOR ALL THE SUBJECTS I COOKED PIZZA YESTERDAY. SHE COOKED LASAGNA LAST WEEK. WE COOKED CEVICHE LAST SATURDAY
Questions For verb to be: Was she sick? Yes, she was / No, she wasn’t Were they at the beach? Yes, they were / No, they weren’t
For other verbs use: DID....? Did you watch the movie? Yes, I did / No, I didn’t Did Mario go to the club? Yes, he did / No, he didn’t Did Laura play volleyball? Yes, she did / No, she didn’t
Negative form For verb to be, add –NOT I was in my house yesterday. I was not in my house yesterday. wasn’t We were at the hospital last week. We were not at the hospital last week weren’t
For other verbs –add DIDN´T I walked three hours yesterday I didn’t walk three hours yesterday She cooked a delicious soup. She didn’t cook a delicious soup. I went to the disco last Saturday. I didn’t go to the disco last Saturday.