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Put in the Past Simple or Past Perfect.

1. Nobody (come)___________ to the meeting because she (forget)_____________ to tell people about it.

2. I (know)_______________ thatI (see)______________________ her before!

3. The car (break)_________down because he (not, check) the oil* (*ŠŚŪÁŤŪ).

4. She couldn't find the book that I (give) _______________________ her.

5. It was a firm that I (never hear)__________________________ of before.

6. When she (come)______________ in, we all knew where she (be)__________________ before.

7. The lesson (already start)_____________________when I (arrive)_______________________.

Past Story

Past Simple

We use PS when we talk about completed action in the past in general.

# I liked reading when I was 3.

Used to

We use used to when we talk about habits and long-lasting situations which now are different or finished.

# I used to dance like a ballerina.

Present Perfect

1) Result (when the past is connected with the present).

# Iíve broken my finger. I canít write!

2) News (when we announce a happening or news).

# He has bought a car!

3) With markers already, just, yet, never, ever, always, so far, recently/lately

# I havenít asked him so far.

4) With present markers. In my life, todayÖ.

# I have done many useful things today.

NB1When we give many details we use Past Simple.

# Today I met Tom, phoned Jim, lost my memory.

NB2 When, What time - Past Simple.

# What time did you wake up today?

NB3 When we ask additional questions - Past Simple

# - Oh! Iíve burnt myself! - How did you do that?

Present Perfect Continuous

1. We use PPC when we talk about the action, which began in the past and has just stopped

# Paul is very tired. He's been working very hard.

2. We use PPC w w t a t a which began in the past and is still happening now.

# Iíve been studying English for 2 years.

NB Some verbs arenít used in PPC (like, see, know...). Instead, we use them in Present Perfect.

Past Continuous

We use PC when the action was happening at a certain period of time in the past

# He was cooking yesterday when she came.

Past Perfect

We use PP when we talk about an action which had already happened before another action in the past or before a certain time in the past (+Reported Speech) # When she came he had already eaten lunch

Grammar Homework≠

Very Stupid Story

Past Story

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