all the past tenses

Past tenses
Past simple
past continuous
past perfect
past perfect continuous
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Past tenses
Past simple
past continuous
past perfect
past perfect continuous

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

Past Simple: wanneer?
Wordt gebruikt als iets in het verleden heeft plaats gevonden en is afgerond, het is echt voorbij. Vaak staat in de zin een tijdsbepaling die aangeeft dat het verleden tijd is

I went to Spain last year.
Yesterday I fell off my bike.

Slide 2 - Tekstslide

Past Simple: hoe?
bevestigend: ww  + ed (of 2e vorm)
He went to school this morning.
We talked to the teacher last week.
Vragend: did vooraan in de zin en het ww in de tegenwoordige tijd
Did he go to school this morning?
Did you talk to the teacher last week?
Ontkennend: Didn't voor het ww en het ww in de tegenwoordige tijd
He didn't go to school this morning.
We didn't talk to the teachers last week. 


Slide 3 - Tekstslide

signaalwoorden
past simple: last week, yesterday, this morning, 2017, a week ago, 10 years ago etc


Slide 4 - Tekstslide

Past Continuous: wanneer?
  • Iets wat op een bepaald moment in het verleden aan de gang was (en van korte duur).
    At 11 o'clock I was still doing my homework.
  • Iets was aan de gang en werd door iets anders onderbroken (past simple).
    Ted was talking when the teacher came in. 
  • Als twee handelingen tegelijkertijd plaatsvinden. 
    My sister was watching TV and I was doing my homework.

Slide 5 - Tekstslide

Past Continuous: hoe?
bevestigend: was/were + ww + ing
He was swimming in the pool. 
We were driving in the car. 
Vragend: was/were vooraan in de zin en ww + ing
Was he swimming in the pool?
Were we driving in the car?
Ontkennend: was + not (wasn't) of were + not (weren't) + ww + ing
He wasn't swimming in the pool.
We weren't driving in the car.

Slide 6 - Tekstslide

Past Perfect: wanneer?
  • Een handeling voor een andere handeling in het verleden.
    When I arrived, the bus had already left.
  • Als iets op een bepaald moment in het verleden een tijdje duurde.
    When I went to Het Rhedens, I had done primary education for 8 years.
  • Conditional sentences (if-zinnen)
    If she had left earlier, she might have been on time.
  • Indirecte rede.
    "I did not go there." -  She said that she hadn't gone there.

Slide 7 - Tekstslide

Past perfect: hoe?
Bevestigend: had + ww + ed (of 3e vorm):
I had already eaten dinner when you arrived.
Vragend: had vooraan in de zin
Had you already eaten dinner when I arrived?
Ontkennend: hadn't + ww + ed (of 3e vorm)
I hadn't eaten dinner when you arrived.

Slide 8 - Tekstslide

Past Perfect Continuous: wanneer?

Nadruk ligt op tijdsduur en het is in het verleden gebeurd.

  • I had been waiting when my mom finally came home.
  • We had been trying to open the door for hours when she finally found the key.

Slide 9 - Tekstslide

Past perfect continuous: hoe?
Bevestigend: had + been + ww + ing
I had been waiting for a long time when she decided to show up.
Vragend: had vooraan in de zin
Had I been waiting for a long time when she decided to show up?
Ontkennend: hadn't been + ww + ing
I hadn't been waiting for a long time when she decided to show up.

Slide 10 - Tekstslide

I was exhausted at the end of the exam. I ________
(write) for over two hours.
A
wrote
B
was writing
C
had written
D
had been writing

Slide 11 - Quizvraag

Please step out of the car, Mr. Jones. Do you realise you ______
(drive) at over 90mph?
A
drove
B
were driving
C
had driven
D
had been driving

Slide 12 - Quizvraag

I arrived over an hour late to the office and everyone was working. Actually, they _____(work) for over two hours on the new project and I felt really guilty.
A
have worked
B
had been working
C
had worked
D
were working

Slide 13 - Quizvraag

The kitchen was full of steam when we arrived. Joan was in the kitchen and she _____ (cook) a huge meal for everyone at the party.
A
cooked
B
had cooked
C
was cooking
D
had been cooking

Slide 14 - Quizvraag

It was a bit embarrassing to arrive at their house and find Mary looking so sad. I think she _____ (cry) before we got there.
A
cried
B
had cried
C
was crying
D
had been crying

Slide 15 - Quizvraag

Before we got home, they ______ (eat).
A
already ate
B
were already eating
C
had already eaten
D
had already been eating

Slide 16 - Quizvraag

An electrician _______(come) to our house yesterday.

Slide 17 - Open vraag

He ______ (want) to repair our washing machine that _____ (break) a few days before.

Slide 18 - Open vraag

Before he _____ (ring) at my door, he _____ (look) for a parking space for thirty minutes.

Slide 19 - Open vraag

While the mechanic ______ (repair) the washing machine, I ______ (watch) the news.

Slide 20 - Open vraag

When I ... (walk) down the road I ... (hear) footsteps.

Slide 21 - Open vraag

We _____ (go) to the cinema last week.

Slide 22 - Open vraag

When I ... (arrive) at school I ... (park) my bike.

Slide 23 - Open vraag

A bird pooed on the window that I _____ (clean) only a minute before.

Slide 24 - Open vraag

There was a man, he ... (smoke) a cigarette on the corner.

Slide 25 - Open vraag

When their mum _____ (get) home, the boys ______ (watch) TV for two hours.

Slide 26 - Open vraag

I also saw a woman, she ... (walk) a dog.

Slide 27 - Open vraag

Two months ago I ____ (meet) him for the last time.

Slide 28 - Open vraag

The teacher (correct) the essays that his students (write).

Slide 29 - Open vraag

The girls (laugh) at the pictures that they (take) the day before.

Slide 30 - Open vraag

I ... (turn around) and I ... (look) into the distance.

Slide 31 - Open vraag

Before we (take) Bob to the theatre, he (never see) a stage play before.

Slide 32 - Open vraag

I _____ (not drive) since I got my driving licence.

Slide 33 - Open vraag

While I ______ (do) the dishes, my brother was working in the garden.

Slide 34 - Open vraag

How confident are you on the past tenses?
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Slide 35 - Poll