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Where Were You Born


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PAst simple and used to. Describing childhood.

Where Were You Born

  1. 1. A time to remember! Past tense/ Verb to be/ Used to By Profr. José M. Jaramillo S. August, 2008
  2. 2. What did you use to do as a kid?
  3. 3. Run Play Jump
  4. 4. Play TV games
  5. 5. Sing Ride Dance Cry
  6. 6. Laugh Swim
  7. 7. Fight Make a sandcastle Draw Climb
  8. 8. Play the piano
  9. 9. Play football Read Study Watch TV
  10. 10. Write the verbs in past tense, remember there are regular and irregular verbs. <ul><li>To be ________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Win ________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Travel ________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Do ________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Fight ________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Type ________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Save ________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Leave ________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Read ________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Have ________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Say ________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Write ________________ </li></ul>m. Go ______________ n. Hear ______________ o. Know ______________ p. Get ______________ q. Speak ______________ r. Cut ______________ s. Start ______________ t. Erase ______________ u. Eat ______________ v. Jump ______________ w. Add ______________ x. Use ______________
  11. 11. Past tense The simple past is a tense used to describe complete actions or events that took place in some time before now. The time can be specified by using some adverbs, for example: yesterday, last night, last week, last month, last year, and so on. <ul><li>My little brother played the piano when he was kid. </li></ul><ul><li>Jennifer cried a lot when she was eight. </li></ul><ul><li>We read a wonderful history with my grandfather. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Write the correct form of the verb on the lines. Use the Simple Past Tense. John Lennon (be) _________ born in 1940 in Liverpool, England, where he (grow up) ___________. As a teenager, he (meet) _________Paul McCartney, and they (begin) _________ to write songs together. After several years, they (form) _________ a new group called the Beatles, with George Harrison and Pete Best. However, Best (neg-stay) _______________ in the group. Bingo Starr (join) _________ the group in place of Best. In 1964 the group (perform) _________ its first hit son “Love Me Do”. ….. Next Page….
  13. 13. Write the correct form of the verb on the lines. Use the Simple Past Tense. Between the years 1962 and 1968 the Beatles (be) _________ the most famous group in the world. In 1969, Lennon (decide) _________ to perform alone. He (write) _________ the song “Give Peace a Chance” and __________(make) several albums alone. He also (act) _________ in films. From that time on, he (have) _________ many problems. For example, he (leave) _________ his wife, Yoko Ono, for a time. Finally, in 1983, Mark David Chapman (kill) _________ Lennon. Lennon’s life (end) _________, but his music lives on today.
  14. 14. You already know that to make interrogative sentences we need an auxiliary. In the present we used DO and DOES For the past tense we use DID: <ul><li>Did you fight with your brothers? </li></ul><ul><li>Yes, I did . No, I never fought with them. </li></ul><ul><li>Did you grow up in Teran? </li></ul><ul><li>Yes, I grew up in this town. </li></ul><ul><li>No, I grew up in Monterrey. </li></ul><ul><li>Did your parents work in U.S.A.? </li></ul><ul><li>Yes, they worked in Chicago ten years ago. </li></ul><ul><li>Did your brother play soccer in elementary school? </li></ul><ul><li>No, he played soccer in the junior high school. </li></ul>
  15. 15. You can also make questions in past using WH-WORDS like, where, when, what, who, how, etc. In this kind of questions you need to use the auxiliar did again. <ul><li>Where did you study elementary school? </li></ul><ul><li>I studied at Moises Saenz Garza. </li></ul><ul><li>What did you play after classes? </li></ul><ul><li>My friends and I played hide and seek after classes. </li></ul><ul><li>When did you graduate from junior high school? </li></ul><ul><li>I graduated in July 2001. </li></ul><ul><li>When did you start English courses? </li></ul><ul><li>I started four years ago. </li></ul>
  16. 16. FIND SOMEONE WHO... <ul><li>Name </li></ul><ul><li>1. watch the news. ____________________ </li></ul><ul><li>2. listen the radio. ____________________ </li></ul><ul><li>3. eat at a restaurant. ____________________ </li></ul><ul><li>4. visit your grandparents. ____________________ </li></ul><ul><li>study for an exam. ____________________ </li></ul><ul><li>6. go to the movies. ____________________ </li></ul><ul><li>7. clean your room. ____________________ </li></ul><ul><li>8. take a shower. ____________________ </li></ul><ul><li>9. play an instrument. ____________________ </li></ul><ul><li>10. work in the computer. ____________________ </li></ul>
  17. 17. Be in Past Tense <ul><li>Present Past Negative </li></ul><ul><li>am was </li></ul><ul><li>BE is + not </li></ul><ul><li>are were </li></ul>SEMP
  18. 18. SEMP They weren’t crazy. They aren’t crazy. We were best friends. We are best friends. Sonia was not tall and thin. Sonia isn’t tall and thin. Manolo was in the cafeteria. Manolo is in the cafeteria. You were 17 years old last year. You ’re 17 years old. I wasn’t a liar. I ’ m not a liar. I was from USA. I ’m from Apodaca. BE IN PAST TENSE SIMPLE PRESENT
  19. 19. WH- and Yes / No QUESTIONS WITH BE IN PAST TENSE SEMP No, they weren’t. Were your parents born in N.L.? He was born in Monterrey. What city was he born in? No, he wasn’t . Was your brother born there, too? I was born in Montemorelos. Where were you born? Yes, I was . Were you born in Nuevo Leon? I was born in 1975. When were you born? ANSWER QUESTION
  20. 20. PRACTICE: Betty is talking about her family. Choose the correct verb form. <ul><li>My family and I ___________ ( was / were ) all born in Nuevo Leon, we ___________ ( wasn´t / weren´t ) born in Tamaulipas. I _______________ ( was / were ) in Montemorelos, and my brother ___________ ( was / were ) there, too. My parents ___________ ( wasn´t / weren´t ) in Linares.. They ___________ ( was / were ) in the capital, Monterrey. My sister ____________( was / were ) 3 years old when we moved to Linares and my brothers, the twins, __________ ( was / were ) in the elementary school. We ____________ ( was / were ) younger. </li></ul>SEMP
  21. 21. Complete the following questions with WAS or WERE . Then ask and answer the questions with a partner. <ul><li>____________ you born in this city? </li></ul><ul><li>When ____________ you born? </li></ul><ul><li>Where ____________ your parents born? </li></ul><ul><li>When ____________ your mother born? </li></ul><ul><li>When ____________ your father born? </li></ul><ul><li>____________ you and your family in this city last year? </li></ul><ul><li>____________ you at this school last year? </li></ul><ul><li>Who ____________ your English teacher? </li></ul><ul><li>What nationality ____________ your first English teacher? </li></ul><ul><li>What ____________ she / he like? </li></ul>SEMP
  22. 22. Childhood memories Before... Now... Now, I collect CD’s and video games. I used to collect stamps and coins.s Now, we fight for everthing. My brothers and I didn’t use to fight. Now, I wear formal clothes every day. I used to wear shorts and t-shirts. Now, I work the whole day. I used to spend all the afternoon in front of the television. Now, I visit the ranch twice a year. I used to visit my grandparents ranch. Now, I read every night. I love to do it. I never used to read books. Now, I play soccer in the school team. I used to play with my toys.
  23. 23. Used to... Used to refers to something that you regularly did in the past but don’t do anymore Structure for positive sentences: Subject Used to infinitive + + <ul><li>I used to be very smart in the junior high school, but I’m not anymore. </li></ul><ul><li>I used to collect comic books. </li></ul><ul><li>I used to sleep with my teddy bear. </li></ul><ul><li>I used to play beisball with my friends. </li></ul><ul><li>I used to cry for everthing. </li></ul><ul><li>I used to climb trees in my grandfather’s house. </li></ul>
  24. 24. didn't use to Structure for negative sentences: Subject + didn’t use to + Infinitive <ul><li>I didn’t use to go to parties, but now I go every weekend. </li></ul><ul><li>I didn’t use to talk , but now I’m very sociable. </li></ul><ul><li>My brother didn’t use to fight , but now we fight for everthing. </li></ul><ul><li>I didn’t use to pay attention in class, but now I must do it. </li></ul><ul><li>I didn’t use to be neat, but now I am. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Q's with used to <ul><li>Did you use to practice any sport? </li></ul>Yes, I used to practice soccer in the afternoons. <ul><li>Did you use to have a favorite toy? </li></ul>Yes, I used to have a teddy bear. c. Did you use to have a nickname? Yes, I used to have a nickname. d. What did you use to do after classes? I used to ride my bike. e. What game did you use to play? I used to play all kind of games. f. Where did you use to go in vacations? I used to go to my grandmother house in the beach.
  26. 26. Talk about your childhood <ul><li>Did you use to practice any sport? </li></ul><ul><li>Did you use to have a favorite toy? </li></ul>c. Did you use to have a nickname? d. What did you use to do after classes? e. What game did you use to play? f. Where did you use to go in vacations? g. Did you use to collect something? h. Did you use to have a favorite tv program? _____________________________ _____________________________ _____________________________ _____________________________ _____________________________ _____________________________ _____________________________ _____________________________ _____________________________
  27. 27. Let’s practice with some copies and with your books! More information: [email_address]