The PAST SIMPLE

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The PAST SIMPLE by Mind Map: The PAST SIMPLE

1. +form

1.1. (regular) VERB + ED

1.1.1. work -> worked

1.1.2. travel -> traveled

1.1.3. start -> started

1.1.4. Spelling NOTE

1.2. (1st irregular) -> 2ND

1.2.1. find -> found

1.2.2. eat -> ate

1.2.3. sleep -> slept

2. - form

2.1. Subject + DIDN'T + VERB

2.1.1. I didn't do ... (my homework)

2.1.2. Tom didn't feed ... (his pet)

2.1.3. Sally and Jerry didn't love ... (each other)

3. ? form

3.1. (What) + DID + Subject + VERB ?

3.1.1. Did you send ... (the letter)?

3.1.2. What did you say ... (to them)?

3.1.3. What did you give (Sam for his birthday)?

4. USING!

4.1. Short finished action in the PAST

4.2. Actions that are a part of HISTORY now

4.3. Chain of actions (STEP BY STEP)

4.4. ADVERBIAL markers

4.4.1. ... in 1987...

4.4.2. ...yesterday...

4.4.3. ...two months AGO...

4.4.4. ...LAST...

4.4.4.1. ...Monday...

4.4.4.2. ...week...

4.4.4.3. ...month...

4.4.4.4. ...year...

5. TO BE

5.1. Singular

5.1.1. I WAS...

5.1.2. You WERE...

5.1.3. WAS...

5.1.3.1. He

5.1.3.2. She

5.1.3.3. It

5.2. Plural