Pattern and usage of Simple Past Tense

Pattern and usage of Simple Past Tense

Pattern and usage of Simple Past Tense

Pattern and usage of Simple Past Tense

       After sharing about Simple Present, Present Continuous and others for grammar, now is the time for me to share other kinds of tenses. In this case is sharing about Simple Past Tense. In this share I will share the pattern, the usage, time signal and examples so let’s discuss. (Also read : Types of Conditional Sentence)

 

Pattern

There are two pattern of Simple Past Tense

  1.   ( + ) Subject + Verb2

                          e.g  They worked together .

           ( – ) Subject + did not + Verb1

                    e.g  They did not work together.

            ( ? ) Did + Subject + Verb1

                    e.g  Did they work together?

  1. ( + ) Subject + was/were

       e.g  She was happy.

               They were happy

         ( – ) Subject + was/were + not

          e.g  She was not happy.

                   They were not happy

          ( ? ) Was/Were + Subject

            e.g  Was she happy? read more