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Simple Past

Simple Past
[VERB+ed] or irregular verbs Examples: You called Debbie. Did you call Debbie? You did not call Debbie. Complete List of Simple Past Forms USE 1 Completed Action in the Past Use the Simple Past to express the idea that an action started and finished at a specific time in the past. I saw a movie yesterday. USE 2 A Series of Completed Actions We use the Simple Past to list a series of completed actions in the past. I finished work, walked to the beach, and found a nice place to swim. USE 3 Duration in Past The Simple Past can be used with a duration which starts and stops in the past. I lived in Brazil for two years. USE 4 Habits in the Past The Simple Past can also be used to describe a habit which stopped in the past. I studied French when I was a child. USE 5 Past Facts or Generalizations The Simple Past can also be used to describe past facts or generalizations which are no longer true. She was shy as a child, but now she is very outgoing. IMPORTANT When-Clauses Happen First Example:

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Past Continuous [was/were + present participle] Examples: You were studying when she called. Were you studying when she called? You were not studying when she called. Complete List of Past Continuous Forms My Favourite Sites for Teaching Phrasal Verbs by Janet Bianchini Posted by janetbianchini on Sunday, April 4th 2010 Part of the Cool Sites series An Xtranormal Kind of Introduction Gramatica inglesa gratis, ejercicios de ingles gratuitos Artículo Indeterminado (a / an) Artículo Determinado (the) Ejercicios Artículos Classroom PowerPoint Games and Resources from No preparation required, just have a sheet of vocabulary or review questions in your hand. Simply click "Spin the Wheel" and total up the points in the columns on the right. The Big Wheel Elementary is the same except that it has smaller numbers on the wheel. Photo two below is the regular wheel, and photo three is the elementary wheel version.. (Whole Class Participation Game) Instructions and Tutorials

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How to use English phrasal verbs exercise part 1 What is a phrasal verb? A phrasal verb is made of a verb and either an adverb or preposition or some times both. It's not really important to know if the verb is followed by either an adverb or preposition, so, we simply refer to them as a particle. So, a phrasal verb is made of a verb and one or two different particles. See the below examples of the structure of two phrasal verbs: Go awayVerb + Particle