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  • 1. PAST SIMPLE TENSE -Form -Meaning and Use -Pronunciation
  • 2. HOW DO WE FORM THE SIMPLE PAST TENSE? English has two types of verbs in the past: -regular -irregular
  • 3. 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
  • 4. REGULAR VERBS ARE VERBS THAT END WITH -ED Simple form verbs: walk study cry live Past tense verbs: walked studied cried lived
  • 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. 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 became give gave drive drove forget forgot
  • 7. OTHER IRREGULAR VERBS HAVE A DIFFERENT KIND OF CHANGE…..YOU NEED TO MEMORIZE THESE! teach bring leave hear buy taught brought left heard bought
  • 8. WHY DO WE USE PAST TENSE VERBS? TO TELL THAT AN ACTION IS COMPLETED!!!!!! FINISHED!!! OVER!!!
  • 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. 1. We …………….(play) football all afternoon. 2. Dad and Ryan………..(wash) the car last week. 3. Julia ……………..(watch) TV last night. 4. She ………………..(be) my teacher last year. 5. Mum and grandma……………. (listen) to music yesterday. 6. She ………………..(walk) to the park with her dog yesterday afternoon. 7. She………………(buy) a present for you last weekend. 8. Laura ……………………(eat) an ice-cream last night. 9. Sally ……………………..(come) to school by bus today. 10. I……………………(take) my iPad home yesterday. Complete the sentences using the past simple 19/09/2013Past simple