*Make sure that the students had already given regular and irregular verbs
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was an Austrianmusician and composer. He lived from 1756 to1791. He started composing at the age of fiveand wrote more than 600 pieces of music. Hewas only 35 years old when he died.Lived/started/wrote/was/died are all pastsimple
•The simple past indicates that an activity or situationbegan and ended at a particular time in the past.• The simple past is a verb that is used to expressrepeated, habitual actions in the past.• Time markers : yesterday, last ; last week, last year etc, ago; two weeks ago, two days ago, etc in; in 1999, in 1885 etc
PRONOUN BE NEGATIVE FORM QUESTION FORM I Was Was not/ wasn’t Was I? You Were Were not/ weren’t Were you? He Was Was not/ wasn’t Was he? She Was Was not/ wasn’t Was she? It Was Was not/ wasn’t Was it? We Were Were not/ weren’t Were we? They Were Were not/ weren’t Were they?
AFFIRMATIVE (+) S + Be (was/were) + C• I was angry because they were late.• It was warm and we were happy.NEGATIVE (-) S + Be (wasn’t/weren’t) + C• They weren’t able to come because they were busy.• The film wasn’t very good.QUESTION (?) Be (was/were) + S + C• Was the weather good when you were on holiday?• Were they scientiests?
PRONOUN VERB 2 NEGATIVE QUESTION FORM I WENT Did not/ didn’t Did I? YOU WORKED Did not/ didn’t Did you HE CUT Did not/ didn’t Did he? SHE GOT Did not/ didn’t Did she? IT ATE Did not/ didn’t Did it? WE LEFT Did not/ didn’t Did we? THEY Lost Did not/ didn’t Did they?
Affirmative (+) S + V2• She saw sheep in the sea shore yesterday.• I went to cinema three times last week.Negative (-) S + didn’t + V1• They didn’t do anything all day long.• She didn’t want to go alone.Question form (?) Did + S + V1• Did you go out last night or were you too tired?• Did they enjoy the music concert?
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