The Past Tense. Past simple, perfect, and progressive. Verb Forms . plane / arrive / France. ✔ The plane arrived in France. Past Simple. Function : An action that ended at a point in the past. Form : subject + verb + “-ed” / irregular verb form.
Past simple, perfect, and progressive
✔ The plane arrived in France.
subject verb + “-ed”
✔ The girl was writing a postcard.
subject aux verb + “-ing”
✔ He had seen the pyramids.
subject aux past participle