Simple Past FORM [VERB+ed] or irregular verbs Examples: You called Debbie. Did you call Debbie? You did not call Debbie. Complete List of Simple Past Forms USE 1 Completed Action in the Past
a series of completed actions
We use the Simple Past to list a series of completed actions in the past. These actions happen 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and so on.
Examples: I saw a movie yesterday. I didn't see a play yesterday. Last year, I traveled to Japan. Last year, I didn't travel to Korea. Did you have dinner last night?
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uso de could
simple past; did
Duration in Past
The Simple Past can be used with a duration which starts and stops in the past. A duration is a longer action often indicated by expressions such as: for two years, for five minutes, all day, all year, etc.
Examples: I lived in Brazil for two years. Shauna studied Japanese for five years. They sat at the beach all day. They did not stay at the party the entire time.
Habits in the Past
Examples: I studied French when I was a child. He played the violin. He didn't play the piano. Did you play a musical instrument when you were a kid? She worked at the movie theater after school. They never went to school, they always skipped class.
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pasado simple (simple past)
Hay muchas maneras de hablar del pasado en inglés pero el pasado simple es la forma más común, El pasado simple en inglés es equivalente al pretérito imperfecto y pretérito indefinido del español Usamos el pasado simple para acciones completas en el pasado El período de tiempo de estas acciones no es importante como en el español En el pasado simple hay verbos regulares y verbos irregulares.
simple past describe actions that are finished
irregular vebs all of them are goint to change its form
regular verbs change in the third person
structure: subjet + main verb + complement