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Craig Wimsett Simple Past A Grammar Review Practice
Craig Wimsett Simple Past - A Time line The Simple past tense time line looks like this! ____________________________________ Beginning in the past Ending in past
Craig Wimsett Grammar When is it Used? 1. To describe events in the past 2. To describe completed events at a certain point in time, date, time. Words Used Yesterday Last week Last month Last year An hour a go
Craig Wimsett Examples I went to work at 7.00 oclock yesterday. I didnt go to the movies last Saturday. I finished my homework an hour ago. Questions What did you eat for dinner? I ate pizza. Where did he live? He lived in Rome. When did she get married? She, got married in Did they go away for the summer holidays? No, they didnt.
Craig Wimsett Regular Verbs Regular Verbs end in ed Rules 1. Just add ed to the infinitive of the verb. e.g. talk/talked, end/ended, walk/walked. 2. Just add d if verb ends in e. e.g. arrive/arrived, like/liked. 3. If the verb ends with a consonant and a y then change the y into I ad add ed. e.g. carry/carried, cry/cried. Try these! Change them to the past! talk carry marry cry ask smoke need follow open end Close try
Craig Wimsett Irregular Verbs Irregular Verbs just have to be learnt! go come have become got break take catch think eat put write bring feel leave teach hold feed meet
Craig Wimsett A Writing Exercise Write about your daily activities yesterday. Use the following words to help you! Get up, have a shower, get dressed, pray, eat breakfast, go to college, start college, break, eat lunch, finish college, go home, relax, do homework, exercise, eat dinner, watch television, read, go to bed. Also use connecting word to join your sentences! Then, after that, next, and then
Craig Wimsett Do you know how to…. Talk and write about actions that are completed in the past? Remember, the simple past can talk about actions along time ago. e.g. The First World War began in Or Actions that just finished a few minutes ago. e.g. I finished my lunch five minutes ago. Practice writing and talking about the above.