PAST SIMPLE IN ENGLISH

USE

 

1. We use the past simple to tell about an action which finished in the past.

For example: I ate spaghetti yesterday.

 

STRUCTURE

 

- Afirmative: subject + verb ending in -ed (Regular verbs)/// Past form (Irregular verbs) + complements

- Negative: subject + didn't + infinitive (without -to) + complements

- Question: Did + sujeto + infinitive (without -to) + complements?

 

TEMPORAL EXPRESSIONS / ADVERBS (Tempotal expressions and adverbs  help to identify the verbal tense when we are doing a verbal tense exercise. In addition, they are crucial when we write or speak because they denote the verbal tense we are referring to).

 

- Yesterday

- Last day/month/week/year

- A specific date in the past (In 1979)

- Ago

 


PAST SIMPLE EXERCISES