Past simple irregular verbs

Irregular verbs, as the name suggests, don’t follow a pattern. You simply need to learn them. In this lesson you will find an irregular verbs list. We suggest you try to learn a few each day. But before we look at an irregular verbs list, we need to think about how to form regular verbs. … Read more

Pronunciation of the past simple

Pronunciation of regular past tense verbs can change. For example, ‘He worked’ sounds like ‘He workt’ Base verb Sounds like /t/ Sounds like /d/ sounds like /id/ Work Worked Look Looked Talk Talked Like Liked Watch Watched Laugh Laughed Wish Wished Listen Listened Open Opened Learn Learned Change Changed Climb Climbed Try Tried Paint Painted … Read more

Structure of the past simple

In English grammar, the past simple is used to talk about finished events or actions in the past. Here are some example sentences including regular past simple verbs: I worked last Monday. They studied for an English test last week. She smiled when she saw him. The past simple can also be used to talk … Read more