Simple Past Tense

POSITIVE STATEMENTS

Subject Verb

I

You

We

They

He

She

It

played tennis 3 years ago.

NEGATIVE STATEMENTS

Subject Did + not Regular Verb

I

You

We

They

He

She

It

did not

didn’t

play tennis 3 years ago.

QUESTION STATEMENTS

Question Subject Regular Verb Answer
Did

I

you

they

we

he

she

it

play tennis 3 years ago?

Yes, I did.

No, I didn’t.

Information Question Did Subject Verb
Activity/Thing What

did

I

he

do in class on Monday?
Time

When

What time

did

you

she

go to school this morning?
Place Where

did

we

it

eat lunch yesterday?
Reason Why

did

they

he

study English last year?
Way How

did

I

he

open this box last time?
Frequency How often

did

you

she

visit her family last month?