THE SIMPLE PAST TENSE

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INSTRUCTIONS
 Slides 2 to 8 contain explanations on the use of the simple past.
On slide 6, elicit from students the past form of the verbs displayed
and click on the images to start the animation and see the answers.
 On slides 11 to 24 have students, in pairs, complete the sentences
using the simple past. Click on the slides to start the animation and
see the answers.
By Lilian Marchesoni
The simple past tense describes
an event that is completed.
It started and finished at a
specific time in the past.
Susan went to Paris last year.
AFFIRMATIVE FORM
 Regular Verbs
The simple past of regular verbs is formed by adding –d or
–ed to the base form of the verb.
Everyday they go to school
by bus. But, yesterday they
walked to school.
 Some examples of regular verbs
painted
paint
surfed
surf
walked
walk
listened
listen
played
play
brushed
brush
 Irregular Verbs
Each irregular verb has its own unique form in the past.
Tim usually goes to school
by car. But, yesterday he
went to school by bike.
 Some examples of irregular verbs
bought
buy
take
took
eat
ate
saw
see
go
went
have
had
do
did
NEGATIVE FORM
 To form a negative statement, use the auxiliary
verb did + not + the base form of the verb.
Bob usually goes to school by
bus. Yesterday he went
to school on foot.
He didn’t go by bus.
QUESTIONS
 To form questions in the past, use the auxiliary
verb did + subject + the base form of the verb.
Yesterday they went
to school by car.
They didn’t go by bus.
Did they go to school together?
Complete the sentences with the
simple past form of the verbs.
got together
Mike and his friends (get)
last weekend. They (have)
had a barbecue,
but they didn’t
(neg. go)
go out after that.
went to Rio last summer. She
Julia (go)
(stay) in a nice hotel. She visited
(visit) many
stayed
didn’tgo)
go to Corcovado.
places, but she (neg.
didn’tgo)
go
I (neg.
anywhere. I
(stay) home and
stayed
saw a movie on
(see)
TV.
Where
Where
/ you
did /
you
go /golast
last
night?
night?
Yes, I had
fun!
Did you
have fun?
Fred and his sister
(do)
did the homework
together yesterday.
didn’thave)
have
They (neg.
time for games.
No, it (neg.
didn’train)
rain
was
yesterday. It (be)
went
sunny and I (go)
to the cub.
Did it rain
It / rain / yesterday?
yesterday?
Did /
you
take
You
take
/
the test?
test?
the
took
Yes, I (take)
the test and I
think I (get)
got a
good grade.
got up)
up late
Sarah (get
yesterday and she
didn’t
go to school
(neg. go)
was
because she (be)
very sick.
What did
/ you
/ do
you
/yesterday?
yesterday?
I (go)
went to the mall
and bought
(buy) a camera.
took many photos
I (take)
yesterday!
Who did
you visit?
I visited
Beth.
What time
did you
arrive home?
I arrived
home at
2:30.
Bob and his friends
(be) very happy
were
because they (have)
had
time to play during
the break.
Did
have
You you
/ have
/ a good time at school?
Yes, mom.
was
School (be)
great. I (play)
played
soccer and
(study) a lot!
studied
Where did
you go?
I went to
the club.
Rebecca doesn’t like
vegetables. Yesterday
ate spaghetti,
she (eat)
didn’t
eat
but she (neg.
eat)
the green salad.
Authored by
Lilian Marchesoni – 2009
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