English klass 8 past tense

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English klass 8 past tense

  1. 1. The simple past tense Tunaholmsskolan klass 8 English Grammar Form (structure) Meaning & Use Pronunciation
  2. 2. How do we form the simplepast tense . . .?English has two typesof verbs in the past  taughttense:  walked Regular verbs  studied Irregular verbs  gaveLook at the  becamefollowing list of  criedpast tense verbs…  livedwhich verbs are  didregular, and whichare irregular?
  3. 3. Regular verbs are verbs that ….…end with –edSimple Form Past TenseWalkStudyCryLive
  4. 4. Irregular verbs are verbs that . .. .…DON’T end with – edsome irregular verbsHave a vowel change in the past tense: Simple Form Past Tense become became give gave drive dr ove forget forgot
  5. 5. other irregular verbsHave a different kind of change: Simple Past teach taught bring brought Leave left Hear heard Buy bought
  6. 6. And some irregular verbsdon’t change at all . . .Simple Pasthit hitput putset setThe children set the table every Sunday.The children set the table last night.
  7. 7. For regular verbs, simply use the –ed form of theverb in a positive sentence.When I was a child, I ___________ the piano.Donna ______________ and _______________ inParis when she was younger.
  8. 8. For irregular verbs, use the correctpast tense form in positive sentences.Last week, I ___________ you aletter.The students _____________ aspeech in English. They __________a great job!
  9. 9. For negative sentences,USEI went to workyesterday.Carl didn’t go to workbecause he was sick.
  10. 10. Exception = VERB BE!The verb be is special.Never use DID NOT or DIDN’Twith the verb BE. Instead, just use:
  11. 11. Meaning & UseIn what situations do English speakers usethe simple past tense? Completed actions in the past What are some common time expressions used with the past tense?
  12. 12. Examples:I saw Maria yesterday. yesterdayLast week, 8C took their listening tests. weekThey got married two years ago. ago
  13. 13. pronunciationThe –ed ending in English has:
  14. 14. Some regular verbs endwith a “ t ” sound:Walked LaughedWashed Talkedjumped
  15. 15. Some regular verbs endwith a “ d ” sound:planned playedlearned answeredloved
  16. 16. Other regular verbs endwith an “ id” sound: id These verbs have an extra syllable/stavelse:Simple Form Past Tense
  17. 17. There are rules that tellus how to pronounce the–ed.However,It’s a good idea for students to makea list of which –ed verbs have a tsound, which have a d sound, andwhich have an id sound.And with practice, you can start to learnand memorize correct pronunciation.
  18. 18. Student Practice:Go to this website to practice whatyou have learned today:http://www.quia.com/quiz/66441

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