Pengertian Past Tense

Past Tense adalah tata kalimat yang digunakan untuk menyatakan suatu gagasan atas peristiwa yang telah terjadi.

Rumus Past Tense

– Untuk yang menggunakan kata kerja : S + Verb 2
– Untuk yang menggunakan tobe saja : S + Was/were + Keterangan ( Noun, Adjectives, Adverb )

                          • Was digunakan untuk subyek : I, He, She, It, dan nama orang.

                          • Were digunakan untuk subyek : You, We, They.

 Contoh Past Tense

 – Menggunakan kata kerja.

• I studied math last hour.
• She ate mango last week.
• They played music 2 days ago.
• We spent holiday with family last week.

 – Menggunakan tobe.

• I was sleepy last hour.
• They were here 2 hours ago.
• We were short 2 years ago.
• Those laptop were on this table one hour ago.

Cara Merubah Kalimat Past Tense Positif Menjadi Kalimat Negatif dan Interogatif.

 – Rumus kalimat negatif : S + Did + Not + Verb 1.
– Rumus kalimat interogatif : Did + S + Verb 1

*Contoh Kalimat Negatif dan Interogatif Past Tense.

 1.

(+) I wrote some articles yesterday.
(-) I did not write articles yesterday.
(?) Did I write some articles yesterday ?

2.

(+) He began business last week.
(-) He didn’t begin business last week.
(?) Did he begin business last week ?

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 3.

(+) They danced on those yard 2 days ago.
(-) They didn’t dance on those yard 2 days ago.
(?) Did they dance on those yard 2 days ago ??

Cara Mengubah Kalimat Past Tense Menjadi Kalimat Interogatif yang Lebih Bervariasi.

 Rumus : Question + Did + S + Verb 1.
Contoh :

1. What did I write some articles yesterday ?
2. When did he begin business ?
3. Where did they dance 2 days ago ?

Cara Merubah Kalimat Past Tense yang Menggunakan Tobe Menjadi Kalimat Negatif dan Interogatif.

 – Rumus kalimat negatif : S + Was/were + Not + Verb 1
– Rumus kalimat interogatif : Was/were + S + Keterangan ( Noun, Adjective, Adverb )

 Contoh :
1.

(+) He was sick last monday.
(-) He was not sick last monday.
(?) Was he sick last monday ?

2.

(+) They were uglied man last afternoon.
(-) They were not ugly man last afternoon.
(?) Were they ugly man last afternoon ?

3.

(+) I was there 2 hours ago.
(-) I was not there 2 hours ago.
(?) Was I there 2 hours ago ?

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