The past tense of regular verbs

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The past tense of regular verbs

Message  Mrs HILMI le Jeu 29 Déc - 7:23






The past tense of a verb is usually formed by adding "ed" to the end of the verb. If the word ends with an "e," then just add "d".

The past tense of the verb "to listen"

Person Singular Plural
first
I listened
we listened
second
you listened
you listened
third
he listened
they listened
third
it listened

third
she listened


Further Examples:

Infinitive Past form Sentence form
live
lived
Elizabeth and I lived in France last year.
watch
watched
You and the man watched tennis in 1986.
talk
talked
The people talked last night.
use
used
The team used a bus to travel to the last game.

TEST YOURSELF:

Type the correct past form in the box in the following sentences:

1. Tony (work) in Berlin last week.
2. Tony (walk) to school this morning.
3. Tony (live) in Toronto last summer.
4. Tony (wait) on the staircase for the past five hours.
5. Tony (need) a book yesterday.
6. Tony (watch) your game last night.
7. Tony (expect) to shop last weekend.
8. Tony (prefer) the yellow bubble gum at recess.
9. Tony (use) an eraser ten minutes ago.
10. Tony (talk) to my mother over the weekend.

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the past

Message  amal boudchich 1SEG4 le Sam 7 Jan - 8:01


TEST YOURSELF study study
1. Tony worked in Berlin last week.
2. Tony walked to school this morning.
3. Tony lived in Toronto last summer.
4. Tony waited on the staircase for the past five hours.
5. Tony needed a book yesterday.
6. Tony watched your game last night.
7. Tony expected to shop last weekend.
8. Tony prefered the yellow bubble gum at recess.
9. Tony used an eraser ten minutes ago.
10. Tony talked to my mother over the weekend.
lol!

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