Teach English in Pingding Zhen - Maoming Shi

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This unit covered the past tenses: past simple, past continuous, past perfect, and past perfect continuous. To form an affirmative past simple sentence with regular verbs ?-ed? or ?-d? is added to the base form of the verb. To form a negative, add ?did not? or ?didn?t? before the base form. To form a question, add ?did? + subject before the base form. The past simple is used for actions completed at a definite time in the past. The past continuous tense uses the auxiliary verb ?be? + the present participle (verb+ing). This tense is used for interrupted past actions, indicating gradual development that took place in the past (without a time expression), expressing an action which began before that time and probably continued after it, and finally it?s used in descriptions. The past continuous almost always requires some form of time reference. The past perfect is formed using the subject + ?had?/\"had not? + past participle. This is used for the past in the past; completely finished actions. The past perfect continuous is formed using the subject + ?had?/?had not? + verb+ing. It?s used to talk about longer actions or situations in the past that had been going on continuously up to the past moment in discussion. What I learned from this unit was that formula for creating these sentences seem easier than others, however the rules for when these tenses are used are a bit more complicated. Thinking as a student learning these rules, I would be very overwhelmed by this unit. As such, I think it would be important to have multiple activities to practice these language points using many of the teaching ideas provided. The more students are able to practice, the better they'll be able to effectively use this language point in communication.