Simple Past

VerbalNominal
(+) S + V2 + O + (ANA)(+) S + was/were + ANA
The Doctor went to the hospital yesterdayHe was a teacher
(-) S + did + not + V1 + O + ANA(-) S + was/were + ANA
The Doctor did not go to the hospital yesterdayHe was not a teacher
(?) Did + S + V1 + O + ANA ?(?) was/were + S + ANA ?
Did the Doctor go to the hospital yesterday?Was he a teacher?

Penggunaan :

Menyatakan suatu aktivitas atau situasi yang terjadi diwaktu tertentu di masa lampau (at a particular time in the past).

Andi went to Jakarta last night.

Keterangan :

Kejadian tersebut menerangkan bahwa, Andi sudah pergi ke jakarta tadi malam (diketahui waktu perginya).

Ciri-ciri Simple past adalah “definite time” yaitu diketahui waktunya.

Time signal

-yesterday/kemarin
-Last night/tadi malam
-this morning/tadi pagi
-two days ago/dua hari yang lalu
-last,

Baca Juga : SIMPLE PRESENT

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