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The past simple – irregular verbs

The past simple – irregular verbs
Some verbs are irregular. Their past forms do not end in -ed. So how do I know which verbs are regular and which are irregular? Learn them from the list? Oh no! It's not so bad. I took a taxi to the airport. I see what you mean. Exactly! What did you do all day in the airport? OK, you're right, that's not too bad. Yes the verb to be. It was horrible not being able to phone you two! So what about this verb list? Wow! There are lots of things you can try: Make cards to test yourself – put the infinitive on one side and the past on the other. OK, I'm going to start learning them now!

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Teach 9 irregular verbs in one lesson It is much more memorable to teach or learn irregular verbs in a story. The verbs, especially their meaning, are easier to remember and retrieve from memory. Moreover, teaching verbs in a story is fun. In this post there are several activities: a mind map, a worksheet, an MP3 drill and an interactive quiz. These activities will make the teaching and learning enjoyable and fun.

The past simple – regular verbs The past simple is the most common way of talking about past events or states which have finished. It is often used with past time references (e.g. yesterday, two years ago). Please explain past events or states! A past event could be one thing that happened in the past, or a repeated thing. I stopped at a zebra crossing. Irregular Verb Page Englishpage.com's Irregular Verb Dictionary for English learners contains over 370 irregular verbs used in modern English. To view our Extended Irregular Verb Dictionary, which contains over 470 verbs including rare and antiquated forms, Click Here. Alternate forms are separated by /.

The present simple We use the present simple to talk about repeated actions or events, permanent states or things which are always true. To find out more about the present simple, read and listen to the conversation below. Can you give me some examples? Yes, of course. We use the present simple to talk about things which are repeated every day, every week, every year, etc. I usually get up at 7 o'clock. Elementary Reading Read the following text, then do the exercise below. On Sunday, Tom gets up at 10 o'clock. Then he reads his newspaper in the kitchen.

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There is / There are and It We often use there + to be and It…as a subject but they do not refer to any object. There is / are is used to introduce a topic, or say that something exists. It … is often used for the weather, time and distance. Can I have some examples of there is / there are, please? There's so much happening.Is there anything much going on at the moment? Irregular verbs in context - Scream Teaching irregular verbs can be fun. The verbs are easy to use to tell stories and stories are interesting for everyone. In the following post I am going to tell a story and you can learn the past tense of ten irregular verbs there.

Personal pronouns and possessives Oliver: Hey, Alfie. How's things? Alfie: Cool, great. Daily Schedule More of Randall's Favorite Learning Resources [ Quiz Script | Text Completion Quiz ] What is your daily schedule? ESL Reading Worksheets - Short Stories - Free Arbor Day - Marla and Tio plant a tree in the yard. Breakfast - Jack has high cholesterol and has to stop eating donuts. Bus Driver - Adan wants to retire next year when he turns sixty-two. Camping - Bears take over a campsite!

Tour of London Tour guide: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to this fantastic tour of London by bus. My name’s Greg and I’m your guide this afternoon on our tour of London. As you can see, we’re on an open-top bus, so you can see all the attractions from your seat and you don’t need to walk anywhere. And please don’t worry about the rain, I’m sure it’ll stop soon. A-a-and please ask any questions at any time.Tourist 1: I have a question.Tour guide: Yes?Tourist 1: Do you have extra umbrellas?

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