Unit 6: I did/worked/went (simple past)

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They watch television (present simple)

Yesterday, they watchedtelevision (past simple)

Past Present Future

I went I worked I stopped

English verbs can be divided into two groups – regular and irregular. In the past simple, regular verbs end in –ed ; they do not change according to the subject:

  • I worked

  • You worked

  • He worked

  • She worked

  • We worked

  • They worked

Irregular Verbs

These verbs are called irregular because they do not end in ‘ed’ like regular verbs. You must learn these verbs by heart.

Examples of irregular verbs:

  • begin began

  • break broke

  • buy bought

  • come came

  • do did

  • drink drank

  • eat ate

  • find found

  • get got

  • give gave

  • go went

  • have had

  • know knew

  • leave left

  • make made

  • pay paid

  • put put

  • read read (pronounced ‘red’)

  • ring rang

  • say said

  • think thought

you will find a list of irregular verbs here:

http://anglais-facile.com/les-temps-anglais/verbes-irreguliers-anglais/

Negative and Questions

Use the auxiliary did for questions and negatives in the past:

Positive

I went

I worked

I had

Negative

I didn’t go

I didn’t work

I didn’t have

Question

Did you go?

Did you work?

Did you have?

Ago

We use ago for things in the past.

  • Giovanni moved to Rome in 1999

  • Giovanni moved to Rome 12 years ago

  • Did you meet The Queen?

  • Yes, but that was a long time ago

2 thoughts on “Unit 6: I did/worked/went (simple past)

  1. profanglais Post author

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