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What did you do

yesterday?
Simple Past Tense
Regular Verbs
Irregular verbs
Wh- and Yes / No questions in Past Tense
Be in Past Tense

T. NO ENGLISH
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I IA
E S Y E
L LO U
SA E NZ
REGULAR VERBS
Talk Spill

Pinch Want
Listen Jump

Walk Play
Open Close

Laugh Count
Play TV games Dance

Cry Watch TV
Wait Use a computer

Clean Climb
Play football Play the piano

Call Cook
Turn on Turn off

Share Study
Push Fix

Pull Look at
Wash Ask

Colour Look for


REGULAR VERBS
Spelling rules
To form the affirmative past tense of most regular verbs:
Add ed to the base form of the verb (wash-
washed).

If the verb ends in e, add d (live-lived)

If the verb ends in a consonant preceded by a vowel,


double the final consonant (stop-stopped)

If the verb ends in y preceded by a consonant,


omit the y and add ied ( copy-copied)
Write the past tense form.

1. Dance_________
1. Wash_________
2. Plan_________
2. Work_________
3. Clean_________
3. Shave_________
4. Type_________
4. Carry_________
5. Study_________
5. Listen________
6. Shop_________
6. Turn ________
7. Look_________
7. Ask ________
8. Play_________
8. Answer ________
9. Empty_________
9. Push ________
10. Stop_________
10. Wait ________
SIMPLE PRESENT

POSITIVE STATEMENT NEGATIVE STATEMENT


I work in Mushrooms Company. I dont work in The Coke Company.
He lives in that small house. He doesnt live in the big one.
We study in the CETis We dont study in the CBTis
Maria knows how to cook. Maria doesnt know how to make
tortillas
Today I have a party. Today I dont have classes.
My mom has my wallet My mom doesnt have her purse
SIMPLE PAST

POSITIVE STATEMENT NEGATIVE STATEMENT


I worked in Mushrooms Company in I didnt work in The Coke
May. Company.
He lived in that small house 2 years He didnt live in the big one.
ago.
We studied in the CETis last year. We didnt study in the CBTis
Maria knew how to cook. Maria didnt know how to make
tortillas
Yesterday I had a party. Today I didnt have classes.
My mom had my wallet last night. My mom didnt have her purse
PRONUNCIATION. Practice with a partner and locate the regular
verbs according to their pronunciation. (See the verb list in the
appendix).
/d/ /t/ / id /
Play played Walk walked Need needed
Mail mailed Stop stopped Wait waited
Try tried Look looked Visit visited
Expressions for Past Tense
last ago yesterday
last night 10 minutes ago yesterday

last Sunday an hour ago yesterday morning

last week three days ago yesterday afternoon

last weekend a week ago yesterday evening

last year a month ago the day before yesterday

last month a year ago


IRREGULAR VERBS
Win Break

Find Give
Cut Think

Take a picture Throw away


Hold Buy

Hurt Hit
Write Read

Sleep Run
Take a bath Win

Fly Put on
Catch Throw

Draw
Swim Speak

Make a sandcastle Fight


Come Go

Ride Sing
Eat

Drink
Look for the Past Form of the following
verbs in your list.

1. Drive ________ 7.- get ________ 13.- buy ________


2. Take ________ 8.- eat ________ 14.- ring ________
3.- run ________ 9.- see ________ 15.- sing ________
4.- do ________ 10.-forget ________ 16.- bring ________
5.- leave ________ 11.- make ________ 17.- read ________
6. -go ________ 12.- write ________ 18.- hear ________
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 (NO-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.
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.
Lennons life (end) _________, but his music
lives on today.
WH- AND DID QUESTIONS

QUESTION ANSWER

What did you do last I played soccer with my friends.


Sundays?
Where did you play soccer? I played soccer in the park.

How long did you stay there? We stayed there for about 2 hours.

Did you enjoy the match? Yes, I did. I got so exhausted but I
liked it.
Did you do something else that No, I didnt. Well, I just called my
day? girlfriend and went out with her.
Ask the following Questions to your
partener and answer back too
1. Where did you go on vacation?
2. What did you do?
3. Who did you see?
4. Which movie did you watch on vacation?
5. Did you like it?
6. Did you meet someone special?
7. Did you study anything?
8. Did you read a magazine?
FIND SOMEONE WHO...

Name
1. watched the news. ____________________
2. listened to the radio. ____________________
3. ate at a restaurant. ____________________
4. visited grandparents. ____________________
5. studied for an exam. ____________________
6. went to the movies. ____________________
7. cleaned your room. ____________________
8. took a shower. ____________________
9. played an instrument. ____________________
10. worked in the computer. ____________________
Now, Its time for practicing
in class!

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