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Simple Past Tense
-Form
-Meaning and Use
-Pronunciation
How do we form the simple past tense?

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
 studied
 taugh...
Regular verbs are verbs that end with -ed
Simple form verbs:

Past tense verbs:

walk

walked

study

studied

cry

cried
...
Rules for adding –ed:
 Add

–ed to most verbs
 Drop the “e” and add “ed” to verbs that end with
“e” (smile= smiled).
 C...
Irregular verbs are verbs that don’t end in
–ed……..
Sometimes with irregular
past tense verbs you
have to change the vowel...
Other irregular verbs have a different kind
of change…..you need to memorize
these!
teach

taught

bring

brought

leave

...
Why do we use past tense verbs?
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: play...
How can you practice past tense verbs?
 Phonemically

(word sorts)

 Bingo!
 Modeling
 Survey

says……
 Nancy Fetzer……...
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  1. 1. Simple Past Tense -Form -Meaning and Use -Pronunciation
  2. 2. How do we form the simple past tense? English has two types of verbs in the past: -regular -irregular
  3. 3. Let’s read the following list of past tense verbs….. Which are regular and which are irregular?  walked  studied  taught  gave  became  cried  lived  did regular regular irregular irregular irregular regular regular irregular
  4. 4. Regular verbs are verbs that end with -ed Simple form verbs: Past tense verbs: walk walked study studied cry cried live lived
  5. 5. 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).
  6. 6. Irregular verbs are verbs that don’t end in –ed…….. Sometimes with irregular past tense verbs you have to change the vowel to make the verb past tense: become give drive forget became gave drove forgot
  7. 7. Other irregular verbs have a different kind of change…..you need to memorize these! teach taught bring brought leave left hear heard buy bought
  8. 8. Why do we use past tense verbs? TO TELL THAT AN ACTION IS COMPLETED!!!!!! FINISHED!!! OVER!!!
  9. 9. 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!
  10. 10. How can you practice past tense verbs?  Phonemically (word sorts)  Bingo!  Modeling  Survey says……  Nancy Fetzer……… Direct instruction + muiltiple opportunities to practice = Skill mastery!!!!!
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