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1 Simple Past Tense Chapters 6 & 7, Book 5A New Welcome to English (Second Edition)
2 Simple Past Tense We use this tense: to talk about things that happened in the past.e.g.People rode in sedan chairs a hundred years ago.People used lamps in the evenings fifty years ago.
3 Simple Past TenseIf there is no action in the sentence, we use ‘was’ or ‘were’ as the verb.am / is / are was / weree.g.I was short.
4 Simple Past Tense This tense has only one word. There are two kinds of past tense verbs:Regular verbsIrregular verbs
5 Simple Past Tense Regular verbs Spelling rules Examples base form + ed walk walkedplay playedverbs ending in -e + dlike likedmove movedcarry carriedstudy studiedverbs ending in a consonant + ychange y i + edSome verbs ending ina single consonant +the second last letter is a vowel double the last letter + edplan plannedstop stopped
6 Simple Past Tense Irregular verbs Spelling rules Examples no change in base formput putcut cutdifferent spelling from the base formgo wenteat atedig dugcome came
7 Base Form Simple Past Tense PracticeBase Form Simple Past Tensegetrideusetravellistentrystopenjoylightgotrodeusedtravelledlistenedtriedstoppedenjoyedlit
8 Simple Past Tense Hint words: yesterday last night last Sunday last yearagoNowyesterdaylast nightlast yearlast Sunday50 years ago
9 Practice 1 I _______ (sleep) late last night. 2 He _______ (go) to school by bus yesterday.3 I _______ (have) a dancing lesson last Tuesday.4 She _______ (watch) a film yesterday.5 They _______ (learn) to play the piano five years ago.6 We ________ (make) a big pizza last Sunday.sleptwenthadwatchedlearntlearnedmade
10 Simple Past Tense Negative sentences We add did not to make the sentence negative.Don’t change the verb after did not.e.g.He had a computer lesson last week. + notHe did not have a computer lesson last week.
11 Practice 1 I __________ (not go) to school by bus yesterday. 2 She ___________ (not have) a dancing lesson last week.3 Peter ____________ (not give) any flowers to his mum last Mother’s Day.4 He ____________ (not watch) the dragon boat races last year.did not godid not havedid not givedid not watch
12 Simple Past Tense Questions We use did to make questions. Don’t change the verb after did.e.g.Did people watch TV a hundred years ago?No, they didn’t.What did Billy drink last night?He drank a cup of milk last night.
13 Simple Past Tense Questions We can also use was or were to make questions.e.g.Were they at home last night?Yes, they were.Was he happy?No, he wasn’t.
14 Practice 1 _____ (be) there any computers a hundred years ago? No, there ______.2 _____ you ______ (come) to school by MTR yesterday?Yes, I ____.3 When ____ Grandpa ____ (get) married?He __________ when he was fifteen.Wereweren’tDidcomediddidgetgot married
15 Practice 4 How ______ you _________ (travel) when you were young? I _________ (travel) by bus.5 _____ you _______ (listen) to the radio last night?No, I _______.6 ______ (be) there an MTR eighty years ago?No, there ________.didtraveltravelledDidlistendidn’tWaswasn’t
16 Revision 1 Sam always _____ (ride) his bike in the park. 2 It _____ (be) Mother’s Day last Sunday.3 _____ you ______ (eat) a pizza last night?No, I ______.4 The children _______ (play) football every weekend.rideswasDideatdidn’tplay
17 Revision 5 My parents _____ (get) married twenty years ago. got 6 ______ (be) Sam and Susan in the office yesterday?Yes, they ______.7 Ken ___________ (not do) his homework last night.8 It ______ (be, not) cold last month.gotWereweredid not dowasn’t
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