English Grammar: Past Simple Tense

Hi everyone, as some of you may know, my goal is to become an English Language Teacher. I decided to create a blog post series where I study and review topics that I will need to be knowledgeable about. My last post was about present simple tense. This post will be about past simple tense!

Past simple= I did

Group of People Doing Marathon
Image. Example: I ran the marathon last week.

This tense includes the use of regular and irregular verbs. 
Regular verbs in the past use -ed at the end.
Irregular verbs change form differently. For example, I draw becomes I drew.

In questions, it can be shown as:
Did/didn't you/she/he/they do?
Or

Was I/he/she/it ...
Were we/you/they ...

Examples:
Was he out last night?
Were you on holiday last week?

Note:
The was or were part of the question can be after the did or didn't question e.g. did you paint last night or were you too tired? This is a past simple tense question.

In negative replies or sentences it is:
I/he/she/they didn't do

The past simple form I am or he/she is or they are:
I/he/she/it was/wasn't
We/you/they were/weren't


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