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"I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him." Galileo Galilei


Use The Simple Past to express the idea that an action started and finished at a specific time in the past. - Examples She cleaned her house

I broke the window


Types of past tense verbs Regular verbs

Irregular verbs

• Add "ed“

• Don't add "ed“. The verbs change their form entirely

Simple

Past

Simple

Past

Work

worked

Be

was/were

Live

lived

Get

got

Move

moved

Go

went

Walk

walked

Put

put

Open

opened

Eat

ate

Wait

waited

Have

had


Verb BE Changes its form for singular and plural Singular

Plural

I

was / wasn’t

You

were / weren’t

He

was / wasn’t

We

were / weren´t

She was / wasn’t

It

was / wasn´t

They were/ weren´t


Negative Subject + did not/ didn’t + infinitive verb + complement John didn't wash the dishes yesterday evening.

Question Did + subject + infinitive verb + complement Did John wash the dishes yesterday evening?


Used To Used to refers to something that you regularly did in the past but don't do anymore. Affirmative Sentence Subject + used to + verb He used to smoke a pack of cigarettes a day, but he quit last year. Negative sentence Subject + didn’t + use to + verb We didn't use to go away on holiday very often when I was young.


ď ąInterrogative Sentence Did + subject + use to + verb .. ? Did they use to go to the beach in the summers?


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