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PAST SIMPLE AND PAST CONTINUOUS

Simple Past Tense indicates an action which is completed at a definite time in the past.

Past Simple Tense – Detailed Expression

Past Simple Tense - Detailed Expression

POSITIVE (+)NEGATIVE (-)QUESTION (?)
I startedI did not  startDid I start
You startedYou did not  startDid you start
He startedHe did not  startDid he start
She startedShe did not  startDid she start
It startedIt did not  startDid it start
We startedWe did not  startDid we start
You startedYou did not startDid you start
They startedThey did not startDid they start

Past Simple Tense - Detailed Expression

Positive Sentences

  • We watched the news last night.
  • They went to the party yesterday.
  • She read the book.
  • He drew beautiful pictures last week.
  • learnt Spanish last summer.
  • You gave the present to your friend.
  • We bought a new car.

Negative Sentences

  • We did notwatch  the news last night.
  • They did not go to the party yesterday.
  • She did not read the book.
  • He did not draw beautiful pictures last week.
  • I  did not learn Spanish last summer.
  • You did not give the present to your friend.
  • We did not buy a new car.

Question Sentences

  • Didwe watch  the news last night?
  • Didthey go to the party yesterday?
  • Did sheread the book?
  • Did hedraw beautiful pictures last week?
  • Did Ilearn Spanish last summer?
  • Did yougive the present to your friend?
  • Did we buy a new car?

PAST SIMPLE AND PAST CONTINUOUS

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