The Past Simple tense

Hello everybody!

Today we are going to learn  about the past. First read and find out which article is in the past.

Mario Vargas LLosa is over 74 years old. He lives in London, he is a famous  Peruvian  writer, politician, journalist, essayist.  Vargas Llosa is one of Latin America’s most significant novelists and essayists, and one of the leading authors of his generation. Some critics consider him to be one of the most important writers and with more audience than any other writer in Latin America.  He was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Mario Vargas Llosa was born to a middle-class family on March 28, 1936, he worked as a journalist and he published his first novel in 1963 ” the time of the hero (in Spanish:  la ciudad y los perros). He lived in lots of countries, and he wrote a lot of books.

Past simple form

Past simple use

Irregular verbs:

go  / went              take/took

get up   /    got up      wake up/woke up

get dressed / got dressed     


Practise with the Goldilocks story

another practice

a song to practise this past tense


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