WE USE THE SIMPLE PAST: TO DESCRIBE FINISHED EVENTS IN THE PAST. YESTERDAY I WATCHED A GREAT FILM ON TV.
AFFIRMATIVE SENTENCES IRREGULAR VERBS (do not have –ed endings. Each verb has its own form) Yesterday I drank Japanese beer. Harry always came later. We made dinner last night REGULAR VERBS (we form it by adding –d or –ed to the base form) We played football yesterday. The bus arrived at 9.30. I went to the cinema.
Negative sentences We need to use the auxiliary did + not (didn’t). When we use the auxiliary we put the verb in the INFINITIVE form KatyDIDN´T EATan ice-creamyesterday SheDIDN´T GO toschool.
questions In the question form we need to use the auxiliary “Did” and we have to write the verb in the INFINITIVE form What did you do yesterday? Where did Maria go last week? Did you like the movie?
Short answers: AFFIRMATIVE DidI study yesterday? Yes, Idid. Didyou study yesterday? Yes, Idid. Didhe study yesterday? Yes, hedid. Didshe study yesterday? Yes, shedid. Didit eat yesterday? Yes, itdid. Didwe study yesterday? Yes, wedid. Didthey study yesterday? Yes, theydid.
Short answers: NEGATIVE DidIstudyyesterday? No, Ididn´t. Didyoustudyyesterday? No, Ididn´t. Didhestudyyesterday? No, hedidn´t. Didshestudyyesterday? No, shedidn´t. Diditeatyesterday? No, itdidn´t. Didwestudyyesterday? No, wedidn´t. Didtheystudyyesterday? No, theydidn´t.
LET´S PRACTICE! Because You Loved Me (BY Celine Dion -1996) I. Listen to the first and second stanza and complete the blank spaces with the missing verbs: found – made (3) – stood – brought – saw - held For all those times you ___________ by me For all the truth that you __________ me see For all the joy you ____________ to my life For all the wrong that you __________ right
For every dream you __________ come true For all the love I _____________ in you I'll be forever thankful baby You're the one who ___________ me up Never let me fall You're the one who _______ me through, through it all
II. Circle the correct option. Chorus You WAS/WERE my strength when I WAS/AM weak You were my voice when I WOULDN´T/COULDN´T speak You were my eyes when I couldn´t see You SO/SAW the best there was in me Lifted me up when I couldn't REACH/RICH You GAVE/GIVE me faith 'coz you believed I'm everything I am because you loved me III. Match the sentences. You gave me wings I could touch the skyYou touched my hand, no star was out of reachI lost my faith, and made me flyYou said you gave it back to meYou stood by me I had it allI had your love and I stood tall
I'm grateful for each day you gave me Maybe I don't know that much but I know this much is true I was blessed because I was loved by you Chorus. You were always there for me The tender wind that carried me A light in the dark shining your love into my life You've been my inspiration Through the lies you were the truth My world is a better place because of you Chorus