PAST SIMPLE We use the Past Simple to talk about: 1. Finished actions in the past : She climbed the stairs and went to her room. I saw an accident yesterday. 2. Past situations that were repeated or continued, and past habits: The weather was horrible yesterday. I went to primary school in England. Form: Regular verbs We add ending – ed /d/ smiled opened pulled /t/ cooked escaped laughed /id/ wanted landed needed Irregular verbs: / Mini dictionary/ Latviski infinitive past Salauzt Pirkt Nākt Griezt Braukt break buy come cut drive broke bought came cut drove Latviski infinitive past Ēst Krist Atrast Sist Turēt Dot Uzaugt Doties Dzirdēt Turēt eat fall find hit hold give grow up go hear keep ate fell found hit held gave grew up went heard kept Latviski infinitive past Gatavot Satikt Maksāt Likt Sūtīt Sēdēt Domāt Uzvarēt Rakstīt make meet pay put send sit think win write made met paid put sent sat thought won wrote In questions and negative sentences, we use the infinitive and Did or didn’t Did you see the match last night? Yes, I did/ No, I didn’t. We didn’t like the play, it was too slow. Where did she get this beautiful dress? We can use the following time adverbials with the past simple: yesterday last month last week last Monday two days ago three years ago in 1999 Their position in a sentence can be at the beginnning or end: Last week I bought a new bike. My parents got married twenty years ago.