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To express what already happened.
Regular or irregular???
Brush ² Go ² Want ² Kick ² Hit ² Drive ² Eat ² Study ² Talk ² Ride ² See.
Regular Verbs Brushed Wanted Kicked Studied Talked Irregular Verbs Went Hit Drove Ate Rode Saw
Why use the simple past?
Use the simple past for activities and situations already started and ended. Example: Last week, Homer ate a pizza. Example: Our class took a quiz yesterday. Both the time adverb and the verb typically indicate past tense.
What is the simple past?
To create the simple past, add ²ed to most simple present verbs. Verbs: kiss, start, live, close, study, play, cook. Yesterday Kahn Studied English for two hours. ____ Mayra ____ tennis last monday. Played Yesterday Ana ____ her boyfriend. Kissed Roberto Cooked an apple pie yesterday. ____ Closed Kim ____ the door and turned the lights off. Jo Started learn French when he ____ in ____to Lived France.
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Some time expressions
Last Night Last week Yesterday Last Monday/Friday etc. Last week/weekend Last Year In April Last month
Present simple Bart does not play soccer doesn·t Past simple Bart did not play soccer yesterday didn´t
I went to school I didn·t go to school
She studied all night She didn·t study all night They ate a lot We had lunch They didn·t eat a lot We didn·t have lunch
In the negative form we need to use the auxiliary did + not (didn·t). remember that when we use the auxiliary we put the verb in the INFINITIVE (present)form.
Do you use irregular past verbs?
1. Most irregular verbs change vowels. ² Begin/began, come/came, give/gave 2. Some irregular verbs end in t.µ ² Build/built, feel/felt, sweep/swept 3. A few irregular verbs don·t change. ² Cost/cost, fit/fit, let/let
Is the past form of ¶understand· irregular?
Which is the past form?
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. The wind blow/blew very hard. Alfredo drew/drawn a cool picture. Minh kept/keep his place in class. The bank lend/lent Foram $5,000. The professor tore/tear the paper. Krupal stood/stand in the back. The girl wear/wore red lipstick.
Can you fill in the verbs?
Verbs: finish, get, put, want, use, forget, find, talk, be, lose, call, do, and remember. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Poor Carmen __ her cell phone inside her own car. She __ that it __ in her car just the day before. She __ her friend Abdul to talk about their date. When she __ speaking, she __ the phone down. She __ out of the car, leaving the phone in there. She __ busy in her house and __ think about it. Then she __ to call someone, and __ it again.
Do you know the past verbs?
present begin buy drive fail feel go grow hear past ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ present 9. know 10. leave 11. lose 12. mean 13. pay 14. sell 15. sit 16. think past ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
Can you use the academic vocabulary?
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Words to use: achieve, effect, approach, chapter, and context. How do you complete or __ your goals? How do you __ change in your life? How do you __ the way of learning? What division or __ are you reading? In what situation or __ can you study?
Watch for these words on the next quiz.