4th May 2021
A simplified version of an omnibus blog which may be accessed here: https://thaypaulsnotes.com/2020/10/21/past-tense-various-exercises-2/
15 most common verbs:
infinite \ present // past // past participle (verb 3)
NOW … PRACTICE
What did you do yesterday ?
I (have) __________ some expensive soup
I (go) _________ to school. After class I (come) ________ home. Then I (do) ________ my homework.
I (see) _______ a great film called Moby Dick. It is about a whale. A whale is (very big) ________ and ______________ (very clever).
Run and Write game: Teacher calls out a present tense verb, students (in teams), have to run to the board and write the correct past tense.
say // make // think // take // use // find // come // go
Extra verbs: Bonus points – what is the past tense for:
eat // drink // play // practice // visit // read
Example: What did you do yesterday ? Yesterday, I played the drums.
NOW … YOUR TURN
What did you do yesterday ? Yesterday, I …
What did you do yesterday ? Yesterday I …
What did the dog do yesterday ? Yesterday the dog …
What did he do yesterday ? Yesterday he …
What did she do yesterday ? Yesterday she …
3 thoughts on “Young Learners, Level 4: Starting the Past Tense”
Beautiful pictures. The reading dog is the best. LOL.
Thank you. i shall use this lesson tonight, so I hope the students enjoy the clever, well-read dog.