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2. Simple PastUse the Simple Past to express the idea that an action started and finished at a specific time in the past.Yesterday Yesterday 3. You can use auxiliars for specific times Some times the speaker may not actually mention the specific time, but they do have one specific time in mind.YesterdayLast nightLast year=The same thing 4. Some examplesREGULAR VERB(When you add ED) Verb: call (Not using specific time)Affirmative-You called RobertInterrogative-Did you call Robert?Negative-You did not call Robert 5. Some examples IREGULAR VERB (total or partial change)Verb : EatAffirmative-You ate hot dogs yesterdayInterrogative-Did you eat hot dogs yesterday?Negative-You did not eat hot dogs yesterday(Here the sepeaker is using specific time) 6. How can I use simple past? Use #1Completed Action in the Past We saw a movie yesterday. Last year, I traveled to Japan. Last year, I didnt travel to Korea. Did you have dinner last night? She washed her car. He didnt wash his car 7. Use #2Series of completed actionsWe use the Simple Past to list a series of completed actions inthe past. He arrived from the airport at 8:00, checked into the hotel at 9:00, and met the others at 10:00. 8. Formula 9. Past Continuous You can use Past continuos to discuss actions that werehappening at some point in the past. 10. Remember Continuous: You can use it when something is happening, even if its past or present . 11. Example AffirmativeYou were studying when she called. InterrogativeWere you studying when she called? NegativeYou were not studying when she called. 12. How can I use it? Use the Past Continuous to indicate that a longer action in the past was interrupted I was watching TV when she called. What were you doing when the earthquake started? I was listening to my iPod, so I didnt hear the fire alarm. You were not listening to me when I told you to turn the oven off. 13. Use #2 When you use the Past Continuous with two actions in the samesentence. I was studying while he was making dinner. Were you listening while he was talking? I wasnt paying attention while I was writing the letter. 14. Formula