viernes, 5 de agosto de 2016

PAST SIMPLE MADE EASY

The simple past tense is basic in order to communicate in English. Why? Because it is used to express finished actions in the past or past habits.

Let's watch the following animated powtoon to find out more



It is the same as the simple present, but IN THE PAST, think about it...


  • What is the auxiliary verb used in the simple present? .... DO
  • When is DO  used? .... IN NEGATIVE AND INTERROGATIVE
  • How is DO written in the past? ... DID, 
  • Can you guess the form of the simple past?

So, after this little bit of thinking, I recommend you to take a look at the following mind map on the form of the simple past  shared in GoConqur: 



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Now, let us practice some more with some BASIC activities:
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1. Write the affirmative form of the simple past in the following sentences:
  1. Amy ......................(be) born in 1983
  2. There ......................(be) some students in the corridors
  3. My cousin .....................(go) to Manchester last year
  4. Amanda ......................(study) science for a year
  5. Carlos and Jaime............................(plan) a camping holiday last year
  6. My sister ......................(write) a poem for her son
  7. The boys .....................(stand) up as the principal ..........................(pass) by.
2. Transform the previous sentences in the negative and interrogative KEY

Now, do the following activities in Goconqur


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