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Past Simple

When is the past simple tense used? The past simple tense is used for actions that happened before now. These actions might have happened once or even repeated in the past. Sentences that use past simple tense often use words indicating what time in the past something took place. For example: I ate breakfast this morning. Sarah went to school yesterday. The past simple tense can also be used for states rather than actions. For example: Tom lived in London in 2017. How is the past simple tense formed? The past simple tense is generally formed by adding -ed to the infinitive form of a verb. play ==> played jumped ==> jumped wash ==> washed However, some verb forms do not use -ed and use their own special past tense forms instead. For example: run ==> ran drink ==> drank drive ==> drove

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Here is a worksheet to practice simple past tense. Students will practice forming the past simple tense with regular and irregular verbs. This worksheet is suitable for Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, and Grade 6.

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Here is a worksheet to practice simple past tense. Students will practice forming the past simple tense with regular and irregular verbs. This worksheet is suitable for Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, and Grade 8.

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