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U2: Simple Past


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1. Word cloud
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Name 2 simple past verbs
2. Slide
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"Identify the order of events. Use the simple past with regular and irregular verbs. Describe events, states, and situations in the past. Discuss past events and situations."
Learning objective:
3. Slide
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Simple past verbs describe actions that happened in the past. Simple past verbs usually end in -ed or -d. Examples: walk, talked, jumped, enjoyed.
ESL Simple Past Verbs
4. Slide
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Simple Past: A tense used to denote a completed action in the past. It is formed by adding 'ed' to the end of regular verbs, and 'irregular verbs' take on different forms. Regular Verbs: Verbs that are conjugated in a predictable pattern. Examples include: 'walk, walked, walking,' and 'jump, jumped, jumping.' Irregular Verbs: Verbs that are conjugated in an unpredictable pattern. Examples include: 'go, went, gone,' and 'be, was, been.'
5. Slide
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Time expressions
Past time expressions signal the past: yesterday last week in the 20th century by 1500
6. Poll
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Which verb form is used in the simple past tense?
  • Past Participle
  • Present Participle
  • Base Form
7. Poll
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What is the simple past tense of the verb 'eat'?
  • Eaten
  • Eating
  • Ate
8. Poll
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Which sentence uses the correct simple past tense?
  • She plays soccer yesterday.
  • She played soccer yesterday.
  • She play soccer yesterday.
9. Poll
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What is the simple past tense of the verb 'buy'?
  • Bought
  • Buyed
  • Buying
10. Poll
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What is the simple past tense of the verb 'go'?
  • Gone
  • Went
  • Going
11. Personalised Feedback
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Can you provide an example of a sentence using a simple past verb tense?
12. Open question
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Give a sample sentence using simple past.

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