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Past Simple Tense
   Tick the box which is true for these verbs. Write the past tense form for these verbs in your notebook.
 

 

BASE VERBS

REGULAR VERBS IN PAST SIMPLE

have pronunciations

IRREGULAR VERBS

IN PAST SIMPLE

ED     /id/

ED     /t/

ED     /d/

allow

 

 

 

 

be

 

 

 

 

book

 

 

 

 

comb

 

 

 

 

draft

 

 

 

 

earn

 

 

 

 

feel

 

 

 

 

grow

 

 

 

 

help

 

 

 

 

insure

 

 

 

 

lead

 

 

 

 

make

 

 

 

 

paint

 

 

 

 

rise

 

 

 

 

sleep

 

 

 

 

tip

 

 

 

 

 
                 

Spelling rules

verbs ending in –e

(arrive)

arrived

verbs ending in one consonant

(stop)

stopped

verbs ending in  consonant + y

(study)

studied

verbs ending in two or more consonants

(help)

 

helped

verbs ending in a  vowel + y

stayed

Write the past tenses of these verbs:
enjoy  try  visit
plan  invite  play
appear  save  ask
wait  carry  use
 
 
Write was/were or did.
 
1.  you do your homework yesterday?
2. What  the teacher tell you?
3.  she very surprised?
4. Where  you go last night?
5.  it rain last week?
6.  your new shoes expensive?
7. Where  you for the weekend?
8.  your sister angry because you took her    teddy?
9. When  you read this book?
10.How many times  you run around the park?
 
Write wasn't/weren't or didn't.
 
1. She  with me last night.
2. Tom  meet them at the station.
3. We  busy yesterday afternoon.
4. My friends  visit me last week.
5. Mary want to sing with us.
6. The bus driver  stop at the bus stop.
7. That boy  guilty of anything.
8. Her dresses cheap at all.
9. This game  boring.
10. They  sleep well last night.
 
 
 
 
Look at the example and do the same.
                                        Are you bringing your toys today?  black and green animated arrow    No, I brought them yesterday.        


 

 

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