SimplePastTense-Form-Meaning and Use-Pronunciation
How do we form the simple pasttense?English has two types of verbs in the past: -regular -irregular
Let’s read the following list of past tense verbs….. Which are regular and which are irregular? walked regular studied regular taught irregular gave irregular became irregular cried regular lived regular did irregular
Regular verbs are verbs that endSimple form verbs: Past tense verbs: with -edwalk walkedstudy studiedcry criedlive lived
Rules for adding –ed: Add –ed to most verbs Drop the “e” and add “ed” to verbs that end with “e” (smile= smiled). Change the “y” to “i” and add –ed to verbs that end with a consonant and “y” (carry= carried, study= studied). Double the consonant and add –ed to verbs that end with one vowel and one consonant ( drag= dragged, stop= stopped).
Irregular verbs are verbs that don’tend in –ed…….. Sometimes with irregular past tense verbs you have to change the vowel to make the verb past tense:become becamegive gavedrive droveforget forgot
Other irregular verbs have a different kindof change…..you need to memorizethese! teach taught bring brought leave left hear heard buy bought
Why do we use past tenseverbs? TO TELL THAT AN ACTION IS COMPLETED!!!!!! FINISHED!!! OVER!!!
PRONOUNCIATION OF REGULAR VERBS……The –ed ending in English has three different sounds: t: walked, talked, jumped d: played, loved, answered id: invited, waited decided.... *With –id sounding words, there is another syllable!
How can you practice pasttense verbs? Phonemically (word sorts) Bingo! Modeling Surveysays…… Nancy Fetzer………Direct instruction + muiltiple opportunities to practice = Skill mastery!!!!!
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