The past simple or simple past tense

Learning English grammar tense past simple

 

When to use past simple tense?

  • To talk about an action that finished in the past.
  • To inicate a past habit or an action already completed.
  • Can be used with or with adverbs of time.

Past simple examples 

Affirmative

Negitive

Question

I jumped 

You ate

He cooked

She wrote

It run

We shouted

You read

They opened

I didn’t jump

You didn’t eat

He didn’t cook

She didn’t write

It didn’t run

We didn’t shout

You didn’t read

They didn’t open

Did I jump

Did you eat

Did he cook

Did she write

Did it run

Did we shout

Did you read

Did they open

 

Simple past tense statements using regular verbs

 

Examples of how to use the past simple tense in positive, negative and question form

Examples of past simple to be

 

Examples of how to use the past simple tense in positive, negative and question form

 

Simple past tense joke and example

 

Simple past tense joke

 

Past simple verb to be presention 

 

 

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