GRAMMAR: PAST SIMPLE TENSE


GRAMMAR: past simple tense

THE PAST SIMPLE FORMS:

+ AFFIRMATIVE / POSITIVE / STATEMENT   form of the verb
–  NEGATIVE form
?  INTERROGATIVE / QUESTION form   and      SHORT ANSWERS

WE DIVIDE VERBS IN TWO GROUPS:  REGULAR AND IRREGULAR

REGULAR VERBS (PAST SIMPLE TENSE)

REGULAR VERBS (FORMATION)

REGULAR VERBS (EXAMPLES)

 IRREGULAR VERBS (PAST SIMPLE TENSE)

IRREGULAR VERBS (LIST)

IRREGULAR VERBS (EXAMPLES AND ACTIVITIES)

 

 

PAST WORDS AND PHRASES / EXPRESSIONS THAT WE USE WHEN TALKING ABOUT THE PAST (PAST SIMPLE TENSE) — CONNECTORS

While talking or writing about actions or facts in the past we need CONNECTORS. Some of the most used words or expressions to connect sentences in a paragraph are the following:

  • FIRST, FIRST OF ALL, NEXT, AFTER A WHILE, AFTER THAT, LATER, A FEW MINUTES LATER, TWO DAYS LATER, THEN…
  • YESTERDAY, LAST NIGHT, LAST WEEK/MONTH/YEAR/SUMMER/CHRISTMAS…
  • ON MONDAY/SUNDAY…, THE OTHER DAY, SOME TIME AGO, THREE DAYS/WEEKS/MONTHS/YEARS AGO…
  • IN 2010, DURING THE RAINSTORM /HOLIDAY/MEETING…

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That’s a nice using many verbs in the Past Simple tense. And it’s also a very effective way of learning how to build sentences (Subject + Predicates + …).
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