The simple past tense form is the same with all subjects. It is usually formed by adding -ED to the verb. you will find in this page the rules for forming this tense.
The past tense is a verb tense expressing action, activity, state or being in the past.
Usually we form the simple past by using: – Subject + Infinitive + ed
There are some irregular cases :
- we add(d) to verbs ending by (e) like: live.
- we double the consonant to some verbs like: trap.
- we add (ied) to verbs ending by (y) like: cry.
I learned We learned
You learned You learned
He/She learned They learned
Some verbs are totally different, they are conjugated differently like TO BE and TO HAVE:
– For the verb “ to have” we say:I/you/we/they/He/She/It had.
– For the verb “To Be” it’s different, we say :
I was We were
You were You were
He/She/It was They were
There are some verbs that are conjugated by using : Subject + Past Particple , we call them Irregular Verbs: Click here to see more informations about these verbs.