Past Simple

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Past Simple by Mind Map: Past Simple

1. use

1.1. an action which happened one after the other in the past.

1.1.1. fist, they had lunch.

1.2. an action which stated anh finished in the past.

1.2.1. we went shopping yesterday.

1.3. for repeated actions which happened in the past but don't happen any more. In this case we can use adv of frequency

1.3.1. when i was having breakfast, the phone suddenly rang.

1.4. adverbs:

1.4.1. yesterday

1.4.2. ago

1.4.3. last ( week, year, month...)

2. be

2.1. +

2.1.1. S+ Was/ were + Object

2.1.1.1. I/he/she/it + Was

2.1.1.1.1. my computer was broken yesterday.

2.1.1.2. we/ you/ they + Were

2.1.1.2.1. they were friends.

2.2. _

2.2.1. S + was not/were not + Object

2.2.1.1. I/he/she/it + Wasn't

2.2.1.1.1. my computer wasn't broken yesterday.

2.2.1.2. we/ you/ they + Weren't

2.2.1.2.1. they weren't friends.

2.3. ?

2.3.1. Was/Were + S + …?

2.3.1.1. Was/ Were + S

2.3.1.1.1. Were they friends?

3. Verbs

3.1. +

3.1.1. S + V-ed + Object

3.1.1.1. She watched this film yesterday.

3.2. _

3.2.1. S + did not + V

3.2.1.1. He didn't play football last Sunday.

3.3. ?

3.3.1. Did + S + V ?

3.3.1.1. Did she work yesterday?