Past simple

Discover the past simple of verbs! Learn how to form it using videos, rules and examples. Download printable worksheets and do exercises to practice with different activities and improve your knowledge of this verb tense!

Notes

What is the past simple?
The past simple, also known as simple past, is a verb tense used to talk about things that happened or existed before now.

We use the simple past with words like yesterday, ago and the other day.

Have fun learning the basics of this tense!

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Past simple - Videos with examples

Watch the videos above and listen to sentences with examples of past simple!

"WHAT DID YOU DO YESTERDAY? I PLAYED TENNIS.

WHAT DID YOU DO AFTER THAT? I STUDIED GEOGRAPHY.

WERE YOU TIRED? YES, I WAS. BUT I LIKE GEOGRAPHY!

LAST YEAR I TRAVELLED TO MEXICO AND I DIDN’T GET LOST."

Past simple - Affirmative form

Past simple - Affirmative form

Past simple - Negative form

Past simple - Negative form

Past simple - Interrogative form

Past simple - Interrogative form

TO BE

TO BE

TO HAVE

TO HAVE