My sister read three books last week My sister was reading when I last saw her
PAST SIMPLE REGULAR I played tennis yesterday She studied with me IRREGULAR We ate a wonderful apple pie They did some homework
A FFIRMATIVE AND NEGATIVE FORMS OF THE PAST SIMPLE Sheila studied here Did Sheila study here? Sheila did not study here Where did Sheila study?
C ORRECT THE MISTAKES IN THESE SENTENCES 1. He didn’t helped his mother 2. Where you go this summer? 3. How long did you studied in Germany? 4. I seed you yesterday 5. We eated a lot of fruit last night 6. I loved not the landscapes of Mexico 7. Who did tell you it was my birthday? 8. Were Mary here last night?
C ORRECT THE MISTAKES IN THESE SENTENCES ANSWERS 1. He didn’t helped his mother 2. Where DID you go this summer? 3. How long did you studied STUDY in Germany? 4. I seed SAW you yesterday 5. We eated ATE a lot of fruit last night 6. I loved not DID NOT LOVE the landscapes of Mexico 7. Who did tell TOLD you it was my birthday? 8. Were WAS Mary here last night?
SPELLING OF THE REGULAR PAST FORMS General rule: Add –ED to the verb BOIL If it finishes in –E, add – D LIVE DATE Consonant + Y: IES TRY CRY –L –P : double the consonant TRAVEL - WORSHIP - Vowel+ consonant (expect W or Y) double the consonant TAP - COMMIT - BOILED LIVED DATED TRIED CRIED TRAVELLED WORSHIPPED TAPPED COMMITTED
W RITE THE PAST FORMS OF THESE REGULAR VERBS stay rain help carry want play smoke walk study cry love wash stop ask look open live travel clip bury complete dance cook + edC+y ied+dDouble consonant
W RITE THE PAST FORMS OF THESE REGULAR VERBS A NSWER KEY + edC+y ied +dDouble consonant Rained stayed Helped Wanted Played Walked Washed Asked Looked Opened cooked Carried studied Cried buried smoked loved lived Completed danced Stopped travelled Clipped
P RONUNCIATION OF – ED ENDINGS ED as /id/ after D and T Decided admitted ED as /t/ after Stopped watched marked pushed ED as /d/ after any other sound Stayed named staged
C LASSIFY THESE VERBS DEPENDING ON THE PRONUNCIATION OF THEIR ED ENDING acted complicated denied discussed watched cleaned kissed missed punished ended cried decided expected hated jumped liked moved offered visited wanted believed dated robbed /Id//d//t/
C LASSIFY THESE VERBS DEPENDING ON THE PRONUNCIATION OF THEIR ED ENDING /Id//d//t/ Acted Complicated Ended Decided Expected Hated Visited Wanted dated Denied Cleaned Cried Moved Offered believed robbed Discussed watched Kissed Missed Punished Jumped Liked
PAST CONTINUOUS Was / were + verbo con –ING He was playing golf Was he playing golf? He wasn’t playing golf They were studying Were they studying? They weren’t studying
W RITE SENTENCES IN THE PAST CONTINUOUS USING THE VERBS IN BRACKETS 1) Julie _____________(sleep) when I saw her 2) You _________________(study) at three o'clock 3) Luke______________________ (read) when I phoned 4) I ______________(work) while my sister _____________(make) dinner 5) They _______________(eat) chocolate at the party 6) John _______________(play) tennis all the evening was sleeping were studying was reading was working was making were eating was playing
P AST SIMPLE OR PAST CONTINUOUS ? Past simplePast continuous For a finished action He finished his homework at 8 For different actions in a sequence He slipped, fell over and broke his arm For “short” actions and verbs that suggest something momentary fall/ say/ see, etc and stative verbs He dropped the jar and it broke For an action that was in the middle of happening He was doing his homework when I phoned him at 8 For two or more actions which were happening at the same time He was singing while he was playing the guitar For “long” actions, often interrupted by short ones He was talking to me when the bomb exploded
W RITE SENTENCES IN THE PAST SIMPLE OR CONTINUOUS 1) What (do) when I (call) you last night? 2) I (sit) in a cafe when you (call) 3) When you (arrive) at the party, who (be) there? 4) Susie (watch) a film when she (hear) the noise. 5) Yesterday I (go) to the library, next I (have) a swim, later I (meet) Julie for coffee 6) We (play) tennis when John (hurt) his ankle.
W RITE SENTENCES IN THE PAST SIMPLE OR CONTINUOUS 1) What WERE YOU DOING when I CALLED you last night? 2) I WAS SITTING in a cafe when you CALLED 3) When ARRIVED at the party, who WAS there? 4) Susie WAS WATCHING a film when she HEARD the noise. 5) Yesterday I WENT to the library, next I HAD a swim, later I MET Julie for coffee 6) We WERE PLAYING tennis when John HURT his ankle.
W RITE SENTENCES IN THE PAST SIMPLE OR CONTINUOUS 1) He (sleep) when the phone (ring) 2) We (eat) dinner at 8pm last night (we started eating at 7:30) 3) Yesterday I (go) to the Post Office, (buy) some fruit at the supermarket and (read9 a book in the park in the afternoon 4) We (watch) when we (hear) a loud noise 5) Julie (be) in the garden when Laurence (arrive) 6) A: What (you/do) at 3pm yesterday? B: I (clean) my house. 7) Last year I (visit) Paris and Rome. 8) I (visit) Paris when I met my husband
W RITE SENTENCES IN THE PAST SIMPLE OR CONTINUOUS 1) He WAS SLEEPING when the RANG 2) We WERE EATING dinner at 8pm last night (we started eating at 7:30) 3) Yesterday I WENT to the Post Office, BOUGHT some fruit at the supermarket and READ a book in the park in the afternoon 4) We WERE WATCHING TV when we HEARD a loud noise 5) Julie WAS in the garden when Laurence ARRIVED 6) A: What WERE YOU DOING at 3pm yesterday? B: I WAS CLEANING my house. 7) Last year I VISITED Paris and Rome. 8) I WAS VISITING Paris when I met my husband
W RITE QUESTIONS TO BE ANSWERED WITH THE INFORMATION UNDERLINED 1. Yes, I did. I remembered grandma’s birthday Did you remember grandma’s birthday? 2. No, he wasn’t, he was sleeping when I arrived Was John studying when you arrived? 3. While I was cleaning, she was studying What was she doing while you were cleaning? 4. Lots of people went to the party Who went to the party? 5. It was raining very heavily when we left How was it raining when you left? 6. We didn’t realise that it was late because we were having a lot of fun Why didn’t you realise it was late?