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ENGLISH II

VERB TO BE IN PAST Tutor: ESP. FABIAN TORRES


1.1 PAST FORM OF “BE

Positive Negative
I Was at home Wasn’t at home
YOU Were at home Weren’t at home
HE/SHE/IT Was at home Wasn’t at home
WE Were at home Weren’t at home
THEY Were at home Weren’t at home
1.1 PAST FORM OF “BE
Question Form
Was I at home?
Were you at home?
Was he/she/it at home?
Were we at home?
Were they at home?
Examples
• • Kate is here today, but she wasn’t here yesterday.
• I was in Canada last year.
• Were you in Istanbul five years ago?
• It is cold this week, but it was sunny last week.
• Where were you last Sunday?
• How was your exam?
1.2 FORM OF THE SIMPLE PAST
TENSE
Positive Sentences
I Played football yesterday
You Played football yesterday
He Played football yesterday
She Played football yesterday
It Played football yesterday
We Played football yesterday
They Played football yesterday
1.2 FORM OF THE SIMPLE
PAST TENSE
Subject+Verb+Complement
• • I watched TV last night.
• The snow stopped a few minutes ago. Now the
weather is nice.
• Linda came home very late last night.
• Last year I traveled to Japan.
• Hasan studied hard all year. He passed all his
exams last week.
• Sally called the police yesterday because someone
stole her car.
NEGATIVE SENTENCES

I didn’t play (did not football yesterday


You didnt’play (did not) football yesterday
He didnt’play (did not) football yesterday
She didnt’play (did not) football yesterday
It didnt’play (did not) football yesterday
We didnt’play (did not) football yesterday
They didnt’play (did not) football yesterday
Negative Sentences
• • I didn’t go to a movie last night. I stayed at home.
• Nick didn’t come to school yesterday.
• We didn’t have breakfast this morning.
• I went to a movie yesterday but I didn’t enjoy it.
• It didn’t rain yesterday.
QUESTIONS
Question
Sentences
I
You play football yesterday.
He study english this morning.
Did She go to the cinema last night
It
We
They
Question Sentences
• We use “did” in front of the sentence in question
sentences Did+subject+V

• • Did you sleep well last night?


• Did you see the postman this morning?
• Did Mary have a good time at the party yesterday?
• Did you make your own dinner last night.
• Did they understand the question?
• Did the children feed the birds in the park yesterday
morning?
Some Irregular Verbs
GO WENT
TAKE TOOK
GIVE GAVE
CATCH CAUGHT
BREAK BROKE
CUT CUT
DO DID
MAKE MADE
HAVE HAD
DRIVE DROVE