English Grammar - Past Simple - Structure -- TEFL Course This video explores the structure and usage of the past simple tense. The different structures of this tense are: Positive: Add --ed or --d to the base form of the verb She worked last night. Negative: Add did not or didn't before the base form of the verb He didn't teach yesterday. Question: Add did plus the subject before the base form of the verb Did she drive yesterday? The past simple tense is used to talk about completed actions in the past. For example: I watched television last night. In order to be a confident and successful English language teacher in the classroom, it is necessary to have a good understanding of the various English language tenses such as the one shown above. The best way to achieve this understanding is to complete a high-quality TEFL course as offered by ITTT. Our TEFL course will provide you with a general understanding of the English tense system, as well as all the skills and knowledge you will need to begin your TEFL career. To get started on a TEFL course, simply follow the link above for further information. -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Are you ready to Teach English Abroad? -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-

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Productive skills include writing and speaking. In the lesson teachers need to focus on accuracy and fluency of students. They are of equal importance. Base on the stage of the lesson, teacher will decide to focus on which one. Accuracy is that the students learn to produce correct English, and fluency is about them writing or speaking without stopping to think.This unit helped me understand the classroom, in essence how it should be viewed in terms of student/teacher placement.It is important to establish a set idea of a seating plan in order to encourage students to participate and encourage the less confident students. In addition, it helps me to understand where I should place myself in certain teaching situations.