Simple past : Negative form To form the negative of a sentence in the Simple Past you need to use the past form of the auxiliary verb ‘do’ – that is ‘Forming the Negative of the simple past To form.
Video Lesson 1 of 3 Forming the Simple Past, sometimes called the Preterite tense, is really pretty easy… at least for regular verbs. You take the subject, follow it with the verb ending in –ed and there you have it..
Question from Cathy in Canada: Can we say I arrive to work at 9 o’clock or do we need to use “at”? Also can we say I was late to class or do we need to use “in”? Thank you..
Question from English4Today member Gireesh in the United Arab Emirates: Which one of the following sentences is correct having the meaning like “cannot accept…” ? 1) We regret to accept your letter….. 2) We regret not to accept your letter…….
Question from Jadie in the USA How would the word hunter be spelled in the following sentence? The sentence might go something like, “The hunter’s steel trap secured my foot to the forest floor.” Would the correct spelling be hunters,.
[display_podcast] Question from Rima in the USA: This sentence is driving us crazy! I realize it could be called compound, complex, compound-complex, or just crazy, but I have to ask: Is this sentence technically written wrongly? “In Canada, the Smith.
[display_podcast] Question from Randall in the USA: In quoting a line from a book, is it correct to use the word “wrote” or “writes” as in; In his book, Good English, Joe Smith writes, “English is good.” or In.
[display_podcast] Question from English4Today student, Vincent in Spain: I hear a lot of English people talking about the Saxon Genitive – what is it? Answer: Thanks for this question, Vincent. From time to time I’m amazed by the questions asked.
[display_podcast] In previous posts I’ve talked about how English is a living, changing and very flexible language. Contributing to this is the way that writers often change, stretch and bend the framework of language – grammar, vocabulary and syntax –.
[display_podcast] Question from Mural Mahtab in Iran: What are the differences between these adjectives: very,rather,quite,fairly,extremely,terribly? Which one is the strongest? Thanks a million Answer: Hi Maral, thanks for the question. Your question focuses on another rather (or should I say,.