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Past simple

  1. 1. INTEGRANTS MAIRA DIÁZ VIVIANA GALEANO MARTHA FLÓREZ GLORIA VARGAS
  2. 2. The simple past: is used to describe an action that occurred and was completed in the past.
  3. 3. Base form + ed Simple Past WALK → WALKED PUSH → PUSHED GREET → GREETED COVER → COVERED •For regular verbs, the simple past is formed by adding -ed to the base form of the verb (infinitive with out to).
  4. 4. The simple past tense of all regular verbs is the same for all persons. I → worked yesterday. YOU → worked yesterday. HE, SHE, IT → worked yesterday WE → worked yesterday. THEY → worked yesterday.
  5. 5. For regular verbs ending in the vowel -e, add -d. Base form Hate Seize Hope Assume Tie Free Simple past Hated Seized Hoped Assumed Tied Freed
  6. 6. For the very few English verbs that end in a vowel other than - e, add -ed. Base form simple past Ski skied echo echoed Exceptions The verbs DO and GO are irregular
  7. 7. For regular verbs that end in a vowel + y, add -ed. Base form simple past play played decay decayed survey surveyed enjoy enjoyed Exceptions The verbs SAY and BUY are irregular
  8. 8. For regular verbs that end in a consonant +y, change the - y to -i and add -ed. Base form simple past Cry cried Dirty dirtied Ready readied Magnify magnified Exception The verb FLY because is irregular
  9. 9. For regular verbs ending in short vowel sounds followed by a consonant, double the final consonant before adding -ed. Base form simple past Dam dammed Beg begged Sin sinned Stop stopped Rub rubbed Do not double final w or x Sew sewed Mix mixed

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