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XPLORE 10

Unit 0.1. Checking My English

Teresa Pinto de Almeida ▪ Paula M. Araújo ▪ Telma
Coelho de Sousa

My family and I travelled to the seaside. We went to Sunny Beach and we didn’t regret it. Araújo ▪ Telma .Last summer I had a marvellous holiday in Bulgaria. Teresa Pinto de Almeida ▪ Paula M.

PAST SIMPLE We use the Past Simple tense to describe completed actions and states in the past. Araújo ▪ Telma .Last summer I had a marvellous holiday in Bulgaria. Teresa Pinto de Almeida ▪ Paula M. We went to Sunny Beach and we didn’t regret it. My family and I travelled to the seaside.

I had My family and I travelled We wewent didn’t regret REGULAR VERBS IRREGULAR VERBS Teresa Pinto de Almeida ▪ Paula M. Araújo ▪ Telma .

Araújo ▪ Telma .REGULAR VERBS we led travel I ed they stay ed ied we try visit infinitive without ‘to’ ed Pay attention to spelling! Teresa Pinto de Almeida ▪ Paula M.

IRREGULAR VERBS I had It was We went She found Have – had – Be – was – had been Go – went – Find – found – gone found The past form for irregular verbs is variable. You need to learn it by heart. Araújo ▪ Telma . Teresa Pinto de Almeida ▪ Paula M.

Use the Past Simple! were My summer holidays ________ (be) great! My travelled family and I ____________ (travel) the _________ (discover) many countryaround anddiscovered we interestingstopped places. I saw visited _________ (learn) a lot about Portugal! We ate _________ (see) great landscapes and _________ tried (visit) lots of monuments. We even different kinds of traditional Teresa Pinto de Almeida ▪ Paula M. We _________ (eat) were food. We _________ (stop) at learnt different cities. Araújo ▪ Telma _________ (try) surfing at Nazaré but all the . towns and tiny villages.

Araújo ▪ Telma .NEGATIVE FORM We went to Sunny Beach and we didn’t regret it. Teresa Pinto de Almeida ▪ Paula M. we didn’t regret didn’t did not infinitive without ‘to’ We didn’t go to France last summer.

Kate didn’t travel to France last summer. Araújo ▪ Telma . the holidays. 3. Kate didn’t find an antique watch on the beach. 4. 2.Rewrite the sentences in the negative fo 1. Kate studied Bulgarian during the Kate didn’t study Bulgarian during holidays. Kate travelled to France last summer. Teresa Pinto de Almeida ▪ Paula M. The Petersons’ holidays were spoiled. Kate found an antique watch on the beach. The Petersons’ holidays weren’t spoiled.

Araújo ▪ Telma .INTERROGATIVE FORM Did Kate visit Tasmania last summer? Did Kate visit … ? Did infinitive without ‘to’ Did the Petersons travel by car? Teresa Pinto de Almeida ▪ Paula M.

When did Kate visit the Marakoopa Caves? 2. Kate visited the Marakoopa Caves last summer. worms? Teresa Pinto de Almeida ▪ Paula M. What did Kate see in the cave? 3.Build questions about the underlined wo 1. Kate’s sister was very excited about was very excited about the the Who worms. She saw a platypus in the cave. Araújo ▪ Telma . They found glow worms inside the Where did they find glow worms? cave. 4.

Further Practice! Past Simple – Regular Verbs Past Simple – Irregular Verbs Teresa Pinto de Almeida ▪ Paula M. Araújo ▪ Telma .