PAST SIMPLE
TENSE
-Form
-Meaning and Use
-Pronunciation
HOW DO WE FORM THE SIMPLE
PAST TENSE?
English has two types
of verbs in the past:
-regular
-irregular
OF PAST TENSE VERBS….. WHICH
ARE REGULAR AND WHICH ARE
IRREGULAR?
 walked regular
 studied regular
 taught irregular
 ...
REGULAR VERBS ARE VERBS
THAT END WITH -ED
Simple form verbs:
walk
study
cry
live
Past tense verbs:
walked
studied
cried
li...
RULES FOR ADDING –ED:
 Add –ed to most verbs
 Drop the “e” and add “ed” to verbs that
end with “e” (smile= smiled).
 Ch...
IRREGULAR VERBS ARE VERBS
THAT DON’T END IN –ED……..
Sometimes with
irregular past tense
verbs you have to change
the vowel...
OTHER IRREGULAR VERBS HAVE A
DIFFERENT KIND OF CHANGE…..YOU
NEED TO MEMORIZE THESE!
teach
bring
leave
hear
buy
taught
brou...
WHY DO WE USE PAST TENSE
VERBS?
TO TELL THAT AN ACTION IS
COMPLETED!!!!!! FINISHED!!! OVER!!!
PRONOUNCIATION OF
REGULAR VERBS……
The –ed ending in English has three different sounds:
t: walked, talked, jumped
d: playe...
1. We …………….(play) football all afternoon.
2. Dad and Ryan………..(wash) the car last week.
3. Julia ……………..(watch) TV last n...
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  1. 1. PAST SIMPLE TENSE -Form -Meaning and Use -Pronunciation
  2. 2. HOW DO WE FORM THE SIMPLE PAST TENSE? English has two types of verbs in the past: -regular -irregular
  3. 3. OF PAST TENSE VERBS….. WHICH ARE REGULAR AND WHICH ARE IRREGULAR?  walked regular  studied regular  taught irregular  gave irregular  became irregular  cried regular  lived regular  did irregular
  4. 4. REGULAR VERBS ARE VERBS THAT END WITH -ED Simple form verbs: walk study cry live Past tense verbs: walked studied cried lived
  5. 5. RULES FOR ADDING –ED:  Add –ed to most verbs  Drop the “e” and add “ed” to verbs that end with “e” (smile= smiled).  Change the “y” to “i” and add –ed to verbs that end with a consonant and “y” (carry= carried, study= studied).  Double the consonant and add –ed to verbs that end with one vowel and one consonant ( drag= dragged, stop= stopped).
  6. 6. IRREGULAR VERBS ARE VERBS THAT DON’T END IN –ED…….. Sometimes with irregular past tense verbs you have to change the vowel to make the verb past tense: become became give gave drive drove forget forgot
  7. 7. OTHER IRREGULAR VERBS HAVE A DIFFERENT KIND OF CHANGE…..YOU NEED TO MEMORIZE THESE! teach bring leave hear buy taught brought left heard bought
  8. 8. WHY DO WE USE PAST TENSE VERBS? TO TELL THAT AN ACTION IS COMPLETED!!!!!! FINISHED!!! OVER!!!
  9. 9. PRONOUNCIATION OF REGULAR VERBS…… The –ed ending in English has three different sounds: t: walked, talked, jumped d: played, loved, answered id: invited, waited decided.... *With –id sounding words, there is another syllable!
  10. 10. 1. We …………….(play) football all afternoon. 2. Dad and Ryan………..(wash) the car last week. 3. Julia ……………..(watch) TV last night. 4. She ………………..(be) my teacher last year. 5. Mum and grandma……………. (listen) to music yesterday. 6. She ………………..(walk) to the park with her dog yesterday afternoon. 7. She………………(buy) a present for you last weekend. 8. Laura ……………………(eat) an ice-cream last night. 9. Sally ……………………..(come) to school by bus today. 10. I……………………(take) my iPad home yesterday. Complete the sentences using the past simple 19/09/2013Past simple

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