PAST SIMPLE BE (AFFIRMATIVE AND NEGATIVE)

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PAST SIMPLE BE (AFFIRMATIVE AND NEGATIVE)

Message  WISSAL BELGAOUT le Ven 21 Oct - 8:38

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Idea EXAMPLES:
I was in towen.
You weren't at school yesterday.
The Police weren't American.They were British.
There was one American in the group.
study RULES:
Like a Star @ heaven We use the Past simple of be talk about situations and facts that happend in the past.
Like a Star @ heaven There are two forms of the Past simple of be : was,were.
Like a Star @ heaven To make the negative form we add not after the verb;was not , were not.
There are also the contracted forms : wasn't, weren't.

AFFIRMATIVE FORME :
NEGATIVE FORM :
I was
I was not (wasn't)
You were
You were not (weren't)
He was
He was not (wasn't)
She was
She was not(wasn't)
It was
It was not(wasn't)
We were
We were not(weren't)
They were
They were not(weren't)

Time expressions with the past:

Yesterday I was at a birthday party.
You were in Paris five years ago.

study RULES:
Like a Star @ heaven We often use the past simple with a past time expression, which can go at the beginning or end of the sentence.


Past simple: time expressions.


Yesterday
On October 3rd,on Monday
Last August,Last Saturday
Two hours/Days/Months ago.
This morning,This afternoon
Yesterday morning/Afternoon/Evening.

Past simple be(questions and short answers):

A:Was she at the party?
B:Yes,she was.
A:Was the TV programme good?
B:No,it wasn't.
Where you
ill?
Basketball


*Interrogative form: Was I...?/Were you...?/Was he...?.

*Short answers:
AFFIRMATIVE:Yes ,I was./Yes,you were./yes,...
NEGATIVE:No,I wasn't./ No,you weren't./ No,you weren't./No,....


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