Past simple to be

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Past simple to be

  1. 1. PAST SIMPLE<br />TO BE: Was, were<br />
  2. 2. USE<br />We use the past simple to describe things that happened at a particular time in the past.<br />
  3. 3. Positive: was, were<br />I<br />You<br />He, She, It<br />We<br />You<br />They<br />was<br />were<br />was<br />were<br />were<br />were<br />
  4. 4. Positive examples <br />I<br />You<br /> She<br />was<br />were<br />was<br />at home yesterday <br />with Jack last night <br />a teacher last year<br />We use phrases such as yesterday, last night and last year with the past simple.<br />
  5. 5. Negative: was, were<br />I<br />You<br />He, She, It<br />We<br />You<br />They<br />was not / wasn’t<br />were not / weren't<br />was not / wasn’t<br />were not / weren’t<br />were not / weren’t<br />were not /weren’t<br />
  6. 6. Negative Examples <br />I<br />You<br /> She<br />wasn’t<br />weren’t<br />wasn’t<br />at home yesterday <br />with Jack last night <br />a teacher last year<br />
  7. 7. How to make questions<br />Positive form<br />I was at school yesterday<br />Questionform<br />?<br />Was<br />at school yesterday<br />I<br />
  8. 8. Questions: was, were<br />I?<br />you?<br />he, she, it?<br />we?<br />you?<br />they?<br />Was<br />Were<br />Was<br />Were<br />Were<br />Were<br />
  9. 9. Questions examples <br />I<br />you<br />she<br /><ul><li>Was
  10. 10. Were
  11. 11. Was</li></ul>at home yesterday <br />?<br />with Jack last night<br />?<br />a teacher last year<br />?<br />
  12. 12. Short answers<br />
  13. 13. Questions and short answers examples<br />Was she at home yesterday?<br />Yes, she was || No, she wasn’t<br />Were you at the gym last night? <br />Yes, I was || No, I wasn’t<br />Were we postmen in 2004?<br />Yes, we were || No, we weren’t<br />

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