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Pasadosimpleypasadocontinuo

  1. 1. English and culture I Past simple Curso: 8º A Subsector: Inglés.
  2. 2. Past simple <ul><li>Past simple refers to complete actions in the past </li></ul><ul><li>Ex. </li></ul><ul><li>Peter spent a lot of money </li></ul><ul><li>yesterday. </li></ul><ul><li>*This action started “yesterday” </li></ul><ul><li>And finished the same day. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Affirmative sentences <ul><li>Verbs in past. </li></ul><ul><li>Two types of verbs: regulars (-ed) and irregulars. </li></ul><ul><li>Ex. A regular verb is play = play ed and a irregular one is write=wrote. </li></ul>Watch ed Enjoy ed Saw , etc I You/we/they He/she/it Verb in past Pronoun
  4. 4. Example <ul><li>Mozart wrote more than </li></ul><ul><li>600 pieces of music. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Negative sentences <ul><li>In the negative form, we should use DIDN´T for all the pronouns. </li></ul><ul><li>Don't forget to write the verb in infinitive. </li></ul>Enjoy See Go, etc. Didn't I She/he/it They/we/you
  6. 6. Example <ul><li>The bed was uncomfortable. I didn't sleep very well. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Interrogative sentences <ul><li>As in the negative form, you should write the verb in infinitive. </li></ul>Enjoy? See? Go?, etc. I She/he/it We/you/they did
  8. 8. Example: <ul><li>Did you have to write the </li></ul><ul><li>letter? </li></ul><ul><li>No, I didn't. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Past continuous <ul><li>We use past continuous when we want to refer to an action in the past that haven't finished. </li></ul><ul><li>Ex. </li></ul><ul><li>She was playing tennis </li></ul>
  10. 10. Past continuous <ul><li>the order of a sentence in past continuous is quite similar to that of the present continuous. </li></ul><ul><li>The differences are: the tense of the verb be (is-pres, was-past) and the time the sentences refers to. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Ex. </li></ul><ul><li>She is liv ing in Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>(present continuous) </li></ul><ul><li>She was liv ing in Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>(past continuous) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Negative sentences <ul><li>Compare: </li></ul><ul><li>-Past. Continuous: </li></ul><ul><li>he was play ing . (an hour ago) </li></ul><ul><li>-Pres. Continuous: </li></ul><ul><li>he is do ing the homework. (now) </li></ul>
  13. 13. Interrogative sentences <ul><li>Compare: </li></ul><ul><li>What were you doing yesterday </li></ul><ul><li>at this time? </li></ul><ul><li>I was working. </li></ul><ul><li>What are you doing? </li></ul><ul><li>I am reading a novel. </li></ul>Yesterday Now

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