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Simple Past Tense. - Form - Meaning and Use - Pronunciation. How do we form the simple past tense?. English has two types of verbs in the past: -regular -irregular. Let’s read the following list of past tense verbs….. Which are regular and which are irregular?. walked regular

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simple past tense

Simple Past Tense

-Form

-Meaning and Use

-Pronunciation

how do we form the simple past tense
How do we form the simple past tense?

English has two types of verbs in the past:

-regular

-irregular

let s read the following list of past tense verbs which are regular and which are irregular
Let’s read the following list of past tense verbs….. Which are regular and which are irregular?
  • walked regular
  • studied regular
  • taught irregular
  • gave irregular
  • became irregular
  • cried regular
  • lived regular
  • did irregular
regular verbs are verbs that end with ed
Regular verbs are verbs that end with -ed

Simple form verbs:

walk

study

cry

live

Past tense verbs:

walked

studied

cried

lived

Do you know the rule for choosing -ed or ied?

rules for adding ed
Rules for adding –ed:
  • Add –ed to most verbs
  • Drop the “e” and add “ed” to verbs that end with “e” (smile= smiled).
  • Change the “y” to “i” and add –ed to verbs that end with a consonant and “y” (carry= carried, study= studied).
  • Double the consonant and add –ed to verbs that end with one vowel and one consonant ( drag= dragged, stop= stopped).
irregular verbs are verbs that don t end in ed
Irregular verbs are verbs that don’t end in –ed……..

Sometimes with irregular past tense verbs you have to change the vowel to make the verb past tense:

become became

give gave

drive drove

forget forgot

other irregular verbs have a different kind of change you need to memorize these
Other irregular verbs have a different kind of change…..you need to memorize these!

teach

bring

leave

hear

buy

taught

brought

left

heard

bought

why do we use past tense verbs
Why do we use past tense verbs?

TO TELL THAT AN ACTION IS COMPLETED!!!!!! FINISHED!!! OVER!!!

YESTERDAY

LONG AGO

LAST WEEK

ONCE UPON A TIME...

RECENTLY

pronounciation of regular verbs
PRONOUNCIATION OF REGULAR VERBS……

The –ed ending in English has three different sounds:

t: walked, talked, jumped

d: played, loved, answered

id: invited, waited decided....

*With –id sounding words, there is another syllable!