The simple past tense is used to talk about actions that happened at a specific time in the past. You state when it happened using a time adverb.
You form the simple past of a verb byadding -ed onto the end of a regular verb but, irregular verb forms have to be learned.
|To be |To be |Questions ?|
|Statements |Statements | |
|+|- | |
|I was. |I wasn't. |Was I?|
|He was. |He wasn't. |Was he? |
|She was.|She wasn't. |Was she? |
|It was. |It wasn't. |Was it?|
|You were. |You weren't. |Were you? |
|We were.|We weren't. |Were we? |
|They were. |They weren't. |Werethey? |
|Regular Verb |Regular Verb (to|Questions |Short answer |Short answer | |I worked. |
|(to work) |work) Statements||+ |- | | |
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