SIMPLE PAST Use It is used to talk about facts that took place in a specific moment in the past. in 1992 Structure affirmative Subject Verb 2(past) Complements negative Subject Didn’t Verb 1(infinitive) Complements interrogative (Wh) Did Subject Verb 1 Complements? Time expressions thirty years ago yesterday last summer when I was at school
SIMPLE PAST AFFIRMATIVE Subject Verb 2(PAST) Complements Yo visité Londres el año pasado . I visited London Mi hermano se rompió la pierna ayer. My brother broke his leg yesterday. last year. Ellos jugaron al fútbol cuando eran jóvenes. They played football when they were young.
SIMPLE PAST NEGATIVE Subject didn’t Verb 1(INFINITIVE) Complements El avión no llegó a la hora . The plane didn’t arrive on time. No fuimos a la fiesta ayer por la noche . We didn’t go to the party yesterday night. No terminaron la universidad en 2006 . They didn’t finish University in 2006.
SIMPLE PAST INTERROGATIVE (Wh) Did Subject Verb 1(INFINITIVE) Complements? ¿A qué hora te levantaste ayer? What time did you get up yesterday? ¿Vio a Jane en el dentista? Did he see Jane at the dentist? ¿Cuándo trabajaste en París? When did you work in Paris?