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The simple past tense
 Form (structure)
 Meaning & Use
How do we form the simple past tense . . .?
English has two types of
verbs in the past tense:  taught
 walked
 studied
 gave
 became
 cried
 lived
 did
Look at the following
list of past tense
verbs…
Which verbs are
regular, and which
are irregular?
 Regular verbs
 Irregular verbs
Regular verbs are verbs that ….
Infinitive Past Tense
Walk
Study
Cry
Live
…end with –ed
Irregular verbs are verbs that . . . .
…DON’T end with –ed
some irregular verbs
Have a vowel change in the past tense:
Infinitive Past Tense
become became
give gave
drive drove
forget forgot
other irregular verbs
Have a different kind of change:
Infinitive Past
teach taught
bring brought
Leave left
Hear heard
Buy bought
And some irregular verbs
don’t change at all . . .
Infinitive Past
hit hit
put put
set set
The children set the table every Sunday.
The children set the table last night.
For regular verbs, simply use the –ed form of the
verb in affirmative sentences.
When I was a child, I ___________ the piano.
Donna ______________ and _______________ in
Paris when she was younger.
For irregular verbs, use the correct past
tense form in affirmative sentences.
Last week, I ___________ you a letter.
The students _____________ a speech
in English. They __________ a great
job!
For negative sentences,USE
I went to work yesterday.
Carl didn’t go to work
because he was sick.
Infinitive
For questions,USE
Infinitive ?SUBJECT
Did you go to work yesterday?
No, I didn’t.
I stayed at home because I didn’t feel
very well.
Exception =
VERB BE!
The verb be is special.
Never use DID or DIDN’T with the verb BE. Instead,
just use:
Meaning & Use
In what situations do English speakers use
the simple past tense?
 Completed actions in the past.
 What are some common time expressions
used with the past tense?
Examples:
I saw Maria yesterday.
Last Friday, the students took their spelling
and vocabulary tests.
They got married two years ago.
Student Practice:
Go to this website with a classmate to
practice what you have learned or
reviewed today:
http://www.quia.com/quiz/664
418.html

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Past simple

  • 1. The simple past tense  Form (structure)  Meaning & Use
  • 2. How do we form the simple past tense . . .? English has two types of verbs in the past tense:  taught  walked  studied  gave  became  cried  lived  did Look at the following list of past tense verbs… Which verbs are regular, and which are irregular?  Regular verbs  Irregular verbs
  • 3. Regular verbs are verbs that …. Infinitive Past Tense Walk Study Cry Live …end with –ed
  • 4. Irregular verbs are verbs that . . . . …DON’T end with –ed some irregular verbs Have a vowel change in the past tense: Infinitive Past Tense become became give gave drive drove forget forgot
  • 5. other irregular verbs Have a different kind of change: Infinitive Past teach taught bring brought Leave left Hear heard Buy bought
  • 6. And some irregular verbs don’t change at all . . . Infinitive Past hit hit put put set set The children set the table every Sunday. The children set the table last night.
  • 7. For regular verbs, simply use the –ed form of the verb in affirmative sentences. When I was a child, I ___________ the piano. Donna ______________ and _______________ in Paris when she was younger.
  • 8. For irregular verbs, use the correct past tense form in affirmative sentences. Last week, I ___________ you a letter. The students _____________ a speech in English. They __________ a great job!
  • 9. For negative sentences,USE I went to work yesterday. Carl didn’t go to work because he was sick. Infinitive
  • 10. For questions,USE Infinitive ?SUBJECT Did you go to work yesterday? No, I didn’t. I stayed at home because I didn’t feel very well.
  • 11. Exception = VERB BE! The verb be is special. Never use DID or DIDN’T with the verb BE. Instead, just use:
  • 12. Meaning & Use In what situations do English speakers use the simple past tense?  Completed actions in the past.  What are some common time expressions used with the past tense?
  • 13. Examples: I saw Maria yesterday. Last Friday, the students took their spelling and vocabulary tests. They got married two years ago.
  • 14. Student Practice: Go to this website with a classmate to practice what you have learned or reviewed today: http://www.quia.com/quiz/664 418.html