Ya vimos en otro artículo un texto en presente simple. Hoy toca un texto en pasado simple. Si quieres repasar los verbos irregulares antes de empezar, aquí está la lista:
Los verbos regulares, por supuesto, terminan en -ed.
Sally left home when she was 18. She didn’t want to go to university, so she went to work in a book shop in London. One day, a customer came to the store. His name was Bill. He liked Sally, and asked her out.
They went out to dinner and had a nice time. Bill told Sally that he worked in a bank in the financial district. Sally smiled and said that she hoped she would see him again.
Nobody is sure how it happened, but Sally and Bill fell hopelessly in love, and ended up getting married. They moved into a small flat together, and paid incredibly high rent for a few years, until Sally announced that she was pregnant.
Bill asked for a loan from the bank so they could buy a nicer flat in a friendlier neighborhood outside London, and a few months later Sally had her baby. They named the baby Andrea.
Like most Europeans in the year 2005, they were very happy…
To be continued?
Ahí tienes 25 verbos en pasado simple! Algunos son, incluso, phrasal verbs! Para explicar un poco, aquí pongo los verbos en infinitivo, pasado simple y la definición.
announce – announced = anunciar
ask – asked = pedir
be – was/were = ser/estar
can – could = poder
come – came = ir, venir
end up – ended up = terminar, acabar (resultado de un proceso)
fall – fell = caer (fall in love = enamorarse)
go – went = ir
happen – happened = pasar, suceder
have – had = tener
hope – hoped = esperar (sentir la emoción de la esperanza)
move – moved = mover, mudarse
leave – left = irse, dejar, partir
name – named = bautizar, llamar, nombrar
pay – paid = pagar
say – said = decir
smile – smiled = sonreír
tell – told = contar
want — wanted = querer
will – would = verbos auxiliares que se usan para formar futuros