Presentation on theme: "Regular Past Tense Verbs"— Presentation transcript:
1 Regular Past Tense Verbs What is past tense?Present tense explains what we are doing right now.Past tense explains something that already happened.Yesterday Today TomorrowPAST PRESENT FUTURE
2 Regular Past TenseWhen we want to explain what we did in the past we use the ending “ed” on our action verb.Some examples:Present Tense: We learn how to readPast Tense: Last week we learned how to read.Present Tense: I play the guitar.Past Tense: Yesterday I played the guitar.
3 Clue Words Some words that tell us something happened in the past: YesterdayLast nightLast weekLast monthLast yearAlreadyEarlier
4 Regular Past Tense We play outside at recess. (Present Tense) Past Present FutureYesterday, we played outside at recess. (Past Tense)Past Present Future
5 Your turn: Present or Past Tense I love tacos.We are using our new pencils.It rained three inches last night.I jumped over a puddle yesterday.Last year I attended Arndt.
6 ??? How did you know which sentences were in the past tense? What words did you see that told you the sentence was in the past tense?What letters were used to make the verb past tense?
7 Regular Past Tense Not all words use “ed” to make them past tense. We know we can change a verb into the past tense by adding “ed.”(play – played, work – worked, kick – kicked)BUT, If the verb ends with the letter e, only add d to make the sentence past tense.
8 Regular Past TenseSome verbs that end in e: move – moved chase – chased bounce – bounced love – loved dance – danced
9 Tom played on his school soccer team. He loved to kick the ball Tom played on his school soccer team. He loved to kick the ball. His team always worked on their passing skills. Tom passed the ball to his friend Jose. Jose lived on the same street as Tom. Jose and Tom liked to practice together. They even practiced on weekends. They learned new skills by working together. They worked hard during practice so they could play better. They enjoyed learning new soccer skills. Tom and Jose wanted to be the most skilled players on the team.
10 Write these sentences in the Past Tense He works in the café.2. She plays volleyball with her friends.3. I enjoy soccer.4. He lives in a purple house.5. I use a pencil to do my homework.
11 ??? What does it mean when something happens in the past? What are some words that tell us something happened in the past?How can we change a verb to make it past tense?
12 Pronouncing Regular Past Tense Verbs We pronounce / t / after voiceless sounds:/ p /, / k /, / s /, / f / and voiceless / th / soundExamples:stop = stoppedlook = lookedmiss = missedlaugh = laughedwash = washed
13 Pronouncing Regular Past Tense Verbs • We pronounce / d / after voiced sounds: / b / , / g /, / v /, / z/, / m/, /n /, / l /, / r / ,voiced / th / sound and all vowels.Examplesgrab = grabbedlive = livedbuzz = buzzedhum = hummedopen = openedcall = calledstay = stayed
14 Pronouncing Regular Past Tense Verbs • We pronounce / id / after / d / and / t / sounds.Examples:divide = dividedwant = wanteddecide = decidedvisit = visited