Simple Past Tense
uses
1. Completed actions
• To talk about events, actions or situations which
occurred in the past and a...
Time signals
Yesterday

Last
night

Last summer

I saw Jane yesterday/last summer.
ago

Two years
ago

Ten minutes
ago

I ...
Regular verbs form
Regular verbs form

Ed for all persons
Play
Work
Stay
listen

played
worked
stayed
listened
Spelling
1. Verbs ending in -e add only d:

Phone
Smile
Love

phoned.
smiled.
loved.

Pronunciation /D/
after vowels and
/...
Spelling
3. Short verbs ending in one vowel + one consonant
Stop
Beg

stopped
begged

4.Verbs ending in consonant + y
stud...
Simple Past Tense
affirmative
Regular Verbs (ED) Irregular Verbs
I
You
He
She
It
We
You
They

played
played
played
played
...
Simple Past Tense
Negative
Regular Verbs
(didn´t + verb)
I

didn´t play

Irregular Verbs
(didn´t+ verb)
I

didn´t

go

You...
Simple Past Tense
Interrogative
Regular Verbs
(did+ subject + verb)

Irregular Verbs
(did+subject + verb)

did
Did

I
you
...
Simple Past Tense
Irregular Verbs
TO BE
I
You
He,she,it
We
They

was
were
was
were
were

Infinitive Past tense
Have
Had
Do...
Simple Past Tense
Irregular Verbs
Verbs which don´t Cut
change:
Hit
Fit
Verbs which their
vowel change:

Get
Sit
Drink

Ve...
gave

I

drove

Peter

(give ) the boy a present last year.
(drive) to Baltimore last Sunday.

We

enjoyed

(enjoy)

It

r...
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  • The day before yesterday
    Ago, meaning 'back from now'
  • Simplepast

    1. 1. Simple Past Tense uses 1. Completed actions • To talk about events, actions or situations which occurred in the past and are now finished, and the time reference must be given. •I walked with Julian yesterday. •It must be understood from the context: •I saw Peter in town. (i.e. when I was there this morning) •I never met my grandfather. (i.e. he is dead)
    2. 2. Time signals Yesterday Last night Last summer I saw Jane yesterday/last summer. ago Two years ago Ten minutes ago I met Robert many years ago in Berlin. a long time ago
    3. 3. Regular verbs form Regular verbs form Ed for all persons Play Work Stay listen played worked stayed listened
    4. 4. Spelling 1. Verbs ending in -e add only d: Phone Smile Love phoned. smiled. loved. Pronunciation /D/ after vowels and /B/ /l/ /g/ /v/ m/ n/ Pronunciation /t/ after /p/ /k/ /s/ /f/ /s/ /id/ after /t/ and /d/ and /B/ /l/ /g/ /v/ m/ n/ 2. Verbs not ending in -e add -ed:. Ask Clean Follow asked cleaned followed
    5. 5. Spelling 3. Short verbs ending in one vowel + one consonant Stop Beg stopped begged 4.Verbs ending in consonant + y study cry try studied cried tried. Pronunciation /D/ after vowels and /B/ /l/ /g/ /v/ m/ n/ Pronunciation /t/ after /p/ /k/ /s/ /f/ /s/ /id/ after /t/ and /d/ and /B/ /l/ /g/ /v/ m/ n/
    6. 6. Simple Past Tense affirmative Regular Verbs (ED) Irregular Verbs I You He She It We You They played played played played played played played played I went You went He went She went It went We went You went They went
    7. 7. Simple Past Tense Negative Regular Verbs (didn´t + verb) I didn´t play Irregular Verbs (didn´t+ verb) I didn´t go You didn´t play He didn´t play She didn´t play It didn´t play You He She It didn´t didn´t didn´t didn´t go go go go We didn´t play You didn´t play They didn´t play We didn´t You didn´t They didn´t go go go
    8. 8. Simple Past Tense Interrogative Regular Verbs (did+ subject + verb) Irregular Verbs (did+subject + verb) did Did I you play? play? Did Did I you go? go? Did Did Did he she it play? play? play? Did Did Did he she it go? go? go? play? play? play? Did Did Did we You they go? go? go? Did we Did you Did they
    9. 9. Simple Past Tense Irregular Verbs TO BE I You He,she,it We They was were was were were Infinitive Past tense Have Had Do Did
    10. 10. Simple Past Tense Irregular Verbs Verbs which don´t Cut change: Hit Fit Verbs which their vowel change: Get Sit Drink Verbs which Go change completely Bring brought Teach cut hit fit got sat drank went taught
    11. 11. gave I drove Peter (give ) the boy a present last year. (drive) to Baltimore last Sunday. We enjoyed (enjoy) It rained (rain) They received (receive) a letter two months ago. our vacation last summer. a lot here yesterday. Father told (tell) the boy a story last night. Mother made (make) an apple pie in may.

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