Past Simple Tense

The past simple tense is used to talk about something that happened and was completed in the past. For regular verbs we add -ed to the verb. Many verbs are irregular. Here is a list of irregular verbs.

  • I jumped into the river.
    (finished action/jumped)
  • Last week it was cold.
    (finished time/last week)
  • I played football when I was younger.
    (finished action/played football – finished time/when I was younger)