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1 Company Success Language School presents: Past SimpleHeadway Pre-IntermediateUnit 3
2 Use The Past Simple expresses a past action that is finished. Susan phones her sisterevery day.Susan phoned her sisteryesterday.phoned= Past Simple of phoneThe form of the Past Simple is the same in all persons
3 Spelling of regular verbs The normal rule is to add –ed.work workedstart startedIf the verbs ends in –e add –dlive livedlike likedIf the verb has only one syllable and ends in a vowel and a consonant double the consonant and add –edstop stoppedplan plannedVerbs end in a consonant and –y change to –iedstudy studiedcarry carried
4 Irregular verbsSome verbs have different Past Simple form. They don’t end in –ed. They are called irregular verbs. See the list on page 142. Here are some examples:present past simple past participleeat ate eatengo went gonesee saw seencome came comebuy bought boughtget got gotsay said saidread read readcut cut cutput put put
5 Sentences Positive Negative I He / She / It moved to London in 1985. WeYouTheymovedwentto London in 1985.NegativeWe use didn’t + infinitive (withouth to) in all personsdidn’t movedidn’t goto London.
6 Questions With question word Yes / No questions Did We use did+ infinitive (withouth to) in all persons+ infinitive (withouth to) in all personsWhenWheredidIhe / she / itwe / you / theymove?go?In 1985.To LondonYes / No questionsDidmovegoto London.Short answers: Yes, I did.No, she didn’t.