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Past Simple by Mind Map: Past Simple

1. Examples: She went to the store this afternoon. They called the police. He came, he saw, he conquered. I lived in London for three years. She owned three dogs throughout her childhood. I never trusted what they told me.

2. Simple past tense. It is used if the event occurred at a certain time in the past and does not continue in the present. Past Simple often uses words such as ago (5 days ago – 5 days ago), last ... (last year – last year), yesterday( yesterday), in ... (in 1980 – in 1980), and so on.

3. Indicates a simple action in the past, regular or repeated actions in the past, or a list of subsequent actions in the past.

4. How is Past Simple formed? To form Past Simple, you need to use the second form of the verb. In most verbs, it is formed by adding the ending "- ed " to the infinitive. If the verb ends with "e“, just “d" is added, if the verb ends with "y", it is replaced with” i " before )

4.1. to walk –> walked to answer –> answered to want –> wanted to smile –> smiled to cry –> cried

5. Exercise

5.1. 1. Yesterday evening I _____________ TV. 2. I only _____________ my teeth four times last week. 3. Bruce_____________ his mountain bike yesterday evening. 4. The concert last night _____________ at 7.30 and _____________at 10 o'clock. 5. The accident _____________ last Sunday afternoon. 6. When I was a child, I _____________ to be a lawyer. 7. Mozart_____________ from 1756 to 1791. 8. We _____________ our holiday last week. 9. Today the weather is nice, but yesterday it _____________ . 10. It was hot in the room, so I_____________ the window. 11. The weather was good yesterday afternoon, so we _____________ tennis. 12. William Shakespeare_____________ in 1616.