Past Simple Tense

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Positive

Subject + was/ were + …

(I/ he/ she/ it + was)

(They/ we/ you + were)

I was sick yesterday.

They were sick last week.

Subject + Past simple

She went shopping last month.

We got up late yesterday.

Negative

Subject + was/ were + not + …

Was not = wasn’t

Were not = weren’t

I wasn’t sick yesterday.

They weren’t sick last week.

Subject + did not + Bare infinitive

Did not = didn’t

She didn’t go shopping last month.

We didn’t get up late yesterday.

Question

Were/ was + Subject + …?

Were you sick yesterday?

Were they sick last week?

Did + Subject + Bare infinitive?

Did she go shopping last month?

Did you get up late yesterday?

Usages


  •  to talk about actions finished in the past
  • I met him last week.
  • to talk about a series of actions completed in the past
  • I woke up, had breakfast and went to school.

Signal words:


Yesterday, last week, last month, last year, last Christmas, in 2017, ago

 

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