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Rabu, 28 November 2012

3. Simple Past

Form of Simple Past
  • P: He spoke.
  • N: He did not speak.
  • Q: Did he speak?

Use of Simple Past

Simple Past is used for actions and situations in the past.
  • Facts and situations in the past
    Expresses a fact or given situation in the past.
    Beispiele:
    Our secretary worked very hard.
    did not agree with you.
  • Actions in the past
    Actions in the past that took place never, once, several times or regualary. (see also: signal words)
    Examples:
    Mister Brown never attended any meeting. He always sent me.
  • Actions taking place one after another
    Actions in the past that took place one after the other.
    Examples:
    Mister Sanders came into the office, checked his mailbox and went straight to the briefing.
    What a horrible day: first my computer crashed, then our best customer cancelled their order and on my way home my car broke down.
  • Actions taking place in the middle of another action
    (Sudden) action that took place in the middle of another action. (see also: Past Progressive)
    Examples:
    I was sitting in a meeting, when my mobile suddenly rang.
    When I came in, John was playing solitaire.

Signal Words of Simple Past

yesterday, 2 minutes ago, in 1990, the other day, last Friday, If Clause Type II (If I talked, …)

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