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Verb Review - The Past Tenses

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A brief review of past simple, progressive, and perfect tenses with a bit of practice. Created by Coleman's Classroom.

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Verb Review - The Past Tenses

  1. 1. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Verbs Past Verb Tense
  2. 2. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net All Verbs Have… Form Function
  3. 3. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Past Simple Usually One Verb
  4. 4. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Simple Past Form Regular: Add –ed to infinitive form of verb. Greg walked to class. Irregular: Various rules and forms. Some patterns but mostly must memorize. Greg ate dinner.
  5. 5. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Simple Past Function At a specific time in the past, the action occurred. It both began and ended in the past. I watched American Idol on Tuesday. Joe went to Disneyland on Sunday. Catherine cooked lemon chicken yesterday.
  6. 6. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net 15 % of verbs are irregular. You MUST memorize forms.
  7. 7. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Past- Progressive Two Verbs (Be + ING) Be MUST Agree w Subject
  8. 8. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Past Progressive Form ALWAYS Takes minimum TWO verbs PAST form of be verb + Base form of Verb + ing He was + eat + ing = He was eating. Hint: Only difference between present and past is the form of be verb!
  9. 9. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Past Progressive Function An action that occurred before the present time and was in progress at a specific point in time that another actionoccurred. He was driving when it began to rain. Hint: Used when TWO actions occur in the past. Note: Second Action is simple past!
  10. 10. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Past - Perfect Two Verbs (Have + Past Participle) Have MUST Agree w Subject
  11. 11. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Past Perfect Tense I had gone … He had talked… They had had a good time.
  12. 12. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Past Perfect Form ALWAYS Takes minimum TWO verbs Past form of have + past participle of verb He had called his mother before it started to rain. She had already driven to school when the phone rang. Hint: Used when two actions occurring in past!
  13. 13. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Past Perfect Function An action which was completely finished before another past action was finished. Catherine had just turned on the TV when the phone rang. Hint: All actions take place in the past!
  14. 14. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Possible Problems Should I use simple past: I went to the store or present perfect: I have gone to the store?
  15. 15. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Simple Past vs. Present Perfect 1. Definite & specific time in past 2. Continuous or competed events in past 3. Repeated past events that are finished 4. Recently completed 1. Indefinite or Unspecified past time 2. Unfinished past events or states 3. Repeated past events that can occur again 4. Recently completed that affects present
  16. 16. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net A: ____ you ever ______ (go) to Yellowstone Park before? B: Yes, I _____ (go) there three years ago. Past or Present Perfect?
  17. 17. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net A: ____ you ever ______ (go) to Yellowstone Park before? B: Yes, I _____ (go) there three years ago. Past or Present Perfect? Have gone went
  18. 18. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Jill _______(go) to Disneyland five times before. Last year, Jill ____ (take) her parents there when they _____ (come) to visit her. Past or Present Perfect?
  19. 19. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Jill _______(go) to Disneyland five times before. Last year, Jill ____ (take) her parents there when they _____ (come) to visit her. has gone took came Past or Present Perfect?
  20. 20. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Jennifer is quite excited about going to the Train concert since she (negative, see) them in concert before. Past or Present Perfect?
  21. 21. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Jennifer is quite excited about going to the Train concert since she them in concert before. has never seen Past or Present Perfect?
  22. 22. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net A: Can you give me a ride downtown? B: Sorry, I can’t. I _________ (have) an accident and I’m a nervous wreck. Past or Present Perfect?
  23. 23. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net A: Can you give me a ride downtown? B: Sorry, I can’t. I _________ an accident and I’m a nervous wreck. just had Past or Present Perfect?
  24. 24. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Dear Mom, Sorry that I ___________ (write) you last week, but I _________ (be) so busy lately at the hospital. Three of the doctors ____ (be) sick and so I ___ (have) to fill in for them all last week. Past or Present Perfect?
  25. 25. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Dear Mom, Sorry that I ___________ you last week, but I _________ so busy lately at the hospital. Three of the doctors ____ sick and so I ___ to fill in for them all last week. didn’t write have been were had Past or Present Perfect?
  26. 26. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Daniel and I finally ____ (go) to see the Nutcracker Performance. I _______________ (negative, see) such a crowd at our local theater! Our seats ____ (be) quite good, and we could see the dancers very well. Past or Present Perfect?
  27. 27. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net Daniel and I finally ____ to see the Nutcracker Performance. I _______________ such a crowd at our local theater! Our seats ____ quite good, and we could see the dancers very well. went had never seen were Past or Present Perfect?
  28. 28. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net We ____ (be) all surprise, though, when the prima ballerina ______ (slip) and ____ (fall) during the first act. She _____ (break) her leg and they ____ (take) to the hospital immediately. Past or Present Perfect?
  29. 29. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net We ____ all surprise, though, when the prima ballerina ______ and ____ during the first act. She _____ her leg and they ____ to the hospital immediately. were slipped fell broke took Past or Present Perfect?
  30. 30. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net I ________ (negative, make) airplane reservations yet to go home for Christmas. Past or Present Perfect?
  31. 31. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net I ___________ airplane reservations yet to go home for Christmas. haven’t made Past or Present Perfect?
  32. 32. Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net For More Information Email Mrs. C ccoleman@clmn.net Visit Coleman’s Classroom www.clmn.net

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