Maribel Moreno MartínezCEIP Salvador Dalí (Villalbilla)
Irregular verbs are the ones you have to study from the list of irregular verbs. The past form is on the second column. INFINITIVE PAST PAST PARTICIPLE Be was/were been Become became become Begin began begun Bring brought brought
To write the affirmative form you only have to write the subject (I, You… Mary…) and then the verb in the past using the form from the second column. Ex. I wrote a letter yesterday Laura bought some bread
Affirmative I was You were He was She was It was We were You were They were
Fill in the gaps using the correct form of the verbto be in the past tense (was / were) 1. Laura _______________ my friend. 2. We _______________ in the kitchen an hour ago 3. You _______________ sad yesterday 4. I ___________ looking for my pencil 5. Susan and Peter ___________ dancing
Affirmative I wrote You read He bought She caught It ran We tookYou understood They saw
Write the past tense of the followingverbs* Be ________________ * Break _________________* Buy ________________ * Understand _____________* Read _______________ * See ___________________* Cut _________________ * Get ___________________* Write ________________ * Leave _________________* Begin ________________ * Do ____________________* Go __________________ * Drink __________________
Regular verbs are not on the list. These verbs follow certain rules to form the past. They add “ed” to the verb to form the past. ex. Listen (present) – listened (past) look (present) – looked (past)
These are the rules you have to take into account:1. If the verbs ends in “-y” and has a vowel before it, you have to change the “-y” by “- i” and then add “ed” ex. Study - studied try – tried2. If the verb ends in “-y” but before it has a vowel, you add “ed” without changing anything ex. Play - played
If the verb ends in “-e” you only add “-d” ex. Move - moved Sometimes you have to double the last letter(double the consonant when you have a consonantafter a short stressed vowel at the end of theword) ex. Stop – stopped plan - planned
Affirmative I lookedYou studied He criedShe stopped It moved We clappedYou listenedThey watched
Fill in the gaps using the verb in brackets inthe past tense (some of them are regular andothers irregular)1. Mary ____________ (come) to my house2. You _____________ (listen) to the radio this morning3. The cat ___________ (drink) milk4. The baby __________ (clap) his hands5. Peter _____________ (study) maths6. I ___________ (go) to the cinema7. The dog ____________ (break) its leg8. We ___________ (dance) all night long
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