S1 English Homework. Exercise 6.
The Past Tense
Copy the following note into your jotter.
The past tense is the tense we use to say what has happened before and is no longer happening.
Most ‘weak' verbs add ‘ed' to form the past tense.
I walked We walked
You walked You walked
He/She/It walked They walked
‘Strong' verbs change when they are put into the past tense.
eat to ate have to had
sing to sang drink to drank
is to was cry to cried
Change the following sentences into the past tense.
1. I swim.
becomes I _____________.
2. She cries at sad films.
becomes She _____________ at sad films.
3. John likes going on the roller coaster.
becomes John _____________ going on the roller coaster.
4. We watch T.V. in the afternoons.
becomes We _____________ T.V. in the afternoons.
5. They run to the swing park.
becomes They ________ to the swing park.