Talking about the past  GRAMMAR
Consider these sentences:  <ul><li>Yesterday I  had  lunch with Mary.  </li></ul><ul><li>Did  you  enjoy  your holidays la...
Past Simple Form Review  <ul><li>Shakespeare …………. (live) in London.  </li></ul><ul><li>She ………………. (go) to Paris last wee...
Past Continuous Form Review  <ul><li>I  ………………………….……. (have)  a shower when you called.  </li></ul><ul><li>You  ………………………...
Work in pairs:  <ul><li>Yesterday I  read  the paper. We  discussed  it in the seminar.  </li></ul><ul><li>I  read  the pa...
Work in pairs. Can you order the underlines events chronologically in each sentence? <ul><li>I  had eaten  when Bob  came ...
The Past Perfect The Titanic  had received   many warnings before it hit the iceberg. I   had   already   had lunch   when...
Form of the Past Perfect:   The Titanic had received…  Subject + …………. + ……………… ……… . + Subject + ………………………….…… Subject + ...
ANY QUESTIONS ?
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Presentation to review the past simple and past progressive and introduce the use and form of the past perfect.

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Talking about the Past Explanation

  1. 1. Talking about the past GRAMMAR
  2. 2. Consider these sentences: <ul><li>Yesterday I had lunch with Mary. </li></ul><ul><li>Did you enjoy your holidays last summer? </li></ul><ul><li>What were you doing yesterday at 8 o’clock? </li></ul><ul><li>James Bond was driving through town. It was raining . </li></ul>Past action in progress? <ul><li>Simple past </li></ul><ul><li>Not in progress </li></ul><ul><li>Past continuous </li></ul><ul><li>In progress </li></ul>
  3. 3. Past Simple Form Review <ul><li>Shakespeare …………. (live) in London. </li></ul><ul><li>She ………………. (go) to Paris last week. </li></ul><ul><li>He ………….……………. (enjoy) his last holidays. </li></ul><ul><li>…………… you …………… (send) any postcard while you were on holiday? </li></ul>Affirmative Negative Question
  4. 4. Past Continuous Form Review <ul><li>I ………………………….……. (have) a shower when you called. </li></ul><ul><li>You ………………………….…. (have) a shower when I called. </li></ul><ul><li>He ………….……………. (do) anything important when I called. </li></ul><ul><li>They ………..………..………… (do) anything important when I called. </li></ul><ul><li>What ……..…….. you …………… (do) when I called? </li></ul><ul><li>What ………….. she …………… (do) when I called? </li></ul>Affirmative Negative Question
  5. 5. Work in pairs: <ul><li>Yesterday I read the paper. We discussed it in the seminar. </li></ul><ul><li>I read the paper. We had discussed it in the seminar. </li></ul>Do we know the order of the events? The discussion happened first. NO Do we know the order of the events? YES
  6. 6. Work in pairs. Can you order the underlines events chronologically in each sentence? <ul><li>I had eaten when Bob came . </li></ul><ul><li>I had never flown , so I was very nervous. </li></ul><ul><li>She decided not to go to Acapulco because she had already been there. </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Past Perfect The Titanic had received many warnings before it hit the iceberg. I had already had lunch when my friend stopped by to visit. The Titanic had received many warnings I had lunch it hit the iceberg my friend stopped by to visit To show which of two PAST events happened first. PAST PRESENT
  8. 8. Form of the Past Perfect: The Titanic had received… Subject + …………. + ……………… ……… . + Subject + ………………………….…… Subject + ……….…. + …………………….……… Affirmative Negative Question
  9. 9. ANY QUESTIONS ?

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