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  1. 1. Simple Past Tense uses1. Completed actions• To talk about events, actions or situations which occurred in the past and are now finished, and the time reference must be given. •I walked with Julian yesterday. •This morning, I saw Peter in town. •I went to work this morning.
  2. 2. Time signals Last Yesterday night Last summerI saw Jane yesterday/last summer. Ten minutes a long time ago ago Two years ago agoI met Robert many years ago in Berlin.
  3. 3. Regular verbs form Regular verbs form Ed for all personsPlay playedWork workedStay stayedlisten listened
  4. 4. Spelling1. Verbs ending in -e add only d: Pronunciation /D/ after vowels andPhone phoned. /B/ /l/ /g/ /v/ m/ n/Smile smiled. Pronunciation /t/ afterLove loved. /p/ /k/ /s/ /f/ /s/ /id/2. Verbs not ending in -e add -ed:.Ask askedClean cleanedFollow followed
  5. 5. Spelling3. Short verbs ending in one vowel + one consonant Pronunciation /D/ Stop stopped after vowels and Beg begged /B/ /l/ /g/ /v/ m/ n/4.Verbs ending in consonant + y Pronunciation /t/ after /p/ /k/ /s/ /f/ /s/ /id/ after /t/ and /d/ study studied and /B/ /l/ /g/ /v/ m/ n/ cry cried try tried.
  6. 6. Simple Past Tense affirmativeRegular Verbs (ED) Irregular VerbsI played I wentYou played You wentHe played He wentShe played She wentIt played It wentWe played We wentYou played You wentThey played They went
  7. 7. Simple Past Tense Negative Regular Verbs Irregular Verbs (didn´t + verb) (didn´t+ verb)I didn´t play I didn´t goYou didn´t play You didn´t goHe didn´t play He didn´t goShe didn´t play She didn´t goIt didn´t play It didn´t goWe didn´t play We didn´t goYou didn´t play You didn´t goThey didn´t play They didn´t go
  8. 8. Simple Past Tense Interrogative Regular Verbs Irregular Verbs (did+ subject + verb) (did+subject + verb)did I play? Did I go?Did you play? Did you go?Did he play? Did he go?Did she play? Did she go?Did it play? Did it go?Did we play? Did we go?Did you play? Did You go?Did they play? Did they go?
  9. 9. Simple Past Tense Irregular Verbs TO BEI was Infinitive Past tenseYou were Have HadHe,she,it was Do DidWe wereThey were
  10. 10. Simple Past Tense Irregular VerbsVerbs which don´t Cut cutchange: Hit hit Fit fitVerbs which their Get gotvowel change: Sit sat Drink drankVerbs which Go wentchange completely Bring brought Teach taught
  11. 11. I gave (give ) the boy a present last year.Peter drove (drive) to Baltimore last Sunday.We enjoyed (enjoy) our vacation last summer.It rained (rain) a lot here yesterday.They received (receive) a letter two months ago.Father told (tell) the boy a story last night.Mother made (make) an apple pie in may.