I was an English teacher one year ago. 一年前我是一名英语老师。
I bought a yellow dress yesterday afternoon. 昨天下午我买了一条黄裙子。
2. 否定句形式：①was/were+not; ②在行为动词前加didn't，同时还原行为动词
I wasn't an English teacher one year ago. 一年前我不是一名英语老师。
I didn't buy a yellow dress yesterday afternoon. 昨天下午我没买一条黄裙子。
Were you an English teacher one year ago? 一年前你是一名英语老师吗？
Did you buy a yellow dress yesterday afternoon? 昨天下午你买了一条黄裙子吗？
What were you one year ago? 一年前你是做什么的？
When did you buy a yellow dress? 你什么时候买了一条黄裙子？
1. 表示在过去某个时间所发生的动作或所处的状态（与现在无关）。常与yesterday, last week, in 1989, just now, a moment ago, the other day等过去具体时间状语连用。
He was here just now. 他刚才还在这里。
What did you do yesterday? 你昨天做了什么事？
We often played together when we were children. 我们小时候常在一起玩。
（注：表示过去经常发生的动作还可用used to 和would。）
He used to smoke a lot, but he doesn’t now. 他过去经常抽烟，但现在不抽了。
Whenever we were in trouble, he would help us. 每当我们遇到困难，他都会帮助我们。
At that time she was very good at English. 那时她英语学得很好。
4. 一般过去时有时可以表示现在，多与 want, hope, wonder, think, intend 等动词连用，使语气更委婉。
I wondered if you could help me. 不知你能不能帮我一下。
I didn’t know you were here. 没想到你在这里。
He opened the door, rushed out and then disappeared. 他打开门，冲了出去，然后就消失了。
——Your phone number again? I didn’t quite catch it. 请再说一次你的电话号码，好吗？我刚才没听清楚。
典型例题： Xiao Lin went fishing this morning.（改为一般疑问句）
答案： Did Xiao Lin go fishing this morning?
典型例题：I didn''t know you (be)in Paris.
解析：题干意思是“我不知道你在巴黎”。因为在说话时，我已经知道你在巴黎了。这句话指的是说话之前，所以只能用过去时表示。实际上，这句话暗指：But now I know you are here.
【典型考例1】（2019四川广元）---What did you do the day before yesterday?---I __________ for an English test.
A. study B. studied C. studying
【典型考例2】（2019江苏南京）----Wendy, how long have you had the Huawei P30 Pro？ ----A couple of days. I______it last week. A. bought B. buy C. will buy D. have bought
【典型考例3】（2019湖北鄂州）---Mary, I remember you ______several years ago.---Yes, I______ for 3 years.
A. married, have married B. married, married C. married, have been married D. have married, have been married
【典型考例4】（2019湖北武汉）. He_____ his English teacher when he was sightseeing in Paris.
A.has met B. had met C. met D. would meet
1.（2019江苏连云港） Leo wanted to catch the cat, but it ran away and_______（藏）behind the bushes in the garden.
2.（2019浙江宁波） At the meeting the boss ________ (赞扬) John for the progress he made.
3.（2019江苏苏州）Miss Zhang ________（订购）a dress online two weeks ago, but it hasn't arrived yet.
4.（2019江苏泰州）President Xi Jinping _______ (颁发) the Top Science Award to Liu Yongtan and Qian Qihu for their great contributions to science and technology in January, 2019.
5.（2019湖北荆门） The thieves （偷）many things from the supermarket and were put into prison.
6.（2019江苏镇江）Don’t give Eddie anything to eat. I ______(喂，喂养) him just now.
1.（2019江苏连云港）Louis Cha Leung--yung , one of the greatest writers, ____ (pass away) last year. He built a fantastic wuxia world and created different types of heroes.
2.（2019湖北武汉）Although the storm broke many things apart,it______(bright)families and neighbors closer together.
3.（2019湖北鄂州）A hen on my farm (lay) a green egg yesterday.
4.（2019广西北部湾经济开发区）In the playground, I threw the ball to her and she____(catch) it.
5.（2019黑龙江绥化）Jill cooked and _____ (lay) out the dishes on the table.
6.（2019黑龙江龙东地区）The teacher with his students _____ (be) proud of their performance after the School Music Festival.
7.（2019江苏无锡）---Can you pour me some tea, please, Jenny? ---Are you sure? I _______(think) you preferred coffee.
8.（2019江苏无锡）"I _______(fail) over and over again in my life and there is why I succeed, " said Michael Jordan, a famous basketball player.
9.（2019江苏南通）We (discover) this beach while we were sailing around the island.
1.（2019四川达州）---Alex, why didn’t you answer my call at nine last night ? ---Sorry, I _____ my mobile phone at home. I ______ basketball in the park with my friends.
A.forgot; played B.forgot; was playing C.left; played D.left; was playing
2.（2019甘肃庆阳）---I cant find my English textbook---Is it possible that you________ it at home?
A. lost B. saw C. left D. gave
3.（2019江苏扬州）---My feelings for you have not changed. ---But you have changed. You are not as you _____.
A. are B. were C. will be D. have been
4.（2019四川德阳）---Could you tell me__________your holiday, Jim? ---Yes. In Singapore.
A.where did you spend B.how you spent C.where you spent D.how will you spend
5.（2019河北）He_________ me his name, but I can’t remember it now.
A. tells B. will tell C. told D. is telling
6.（2019湖南邵阳）---Jack, you look more handsome in your new shirt today. ---Oh, really ? I _____ it in a cheap store with my mom.
A.buy B.will buy C.bought
7.（2019大庆）---My car ____ yesterday. Could you please give me a ride tomorrow? ---I’m sorry I can’t. I’m ____ Dalian tomorrow morning.
A.breaks down; flying at B.has broken down; flying at B.broke down; flying to D.had broken down; flying to
8.（2019广西桂林）He hasn’t communicated much with his parents since he _____ a mobile phone last year.
A.got B.get C.gets
9.（2019昆明）---Where did you go last winter vacation?---I______to London with my family.
A.go B.have gone C.went D.was going
10.（2019青海）---______ a big clock on the wall ? ---Yes, but it was broken in the earthquake.
A.Have you got B.Did you have C. Was there
11.（2019河北）He_________ me his name, but I can’t remember it now.
A. tells B. will tell C. told D. is telling
12.（2019甘肃天水）The teacher asked Li Hua .
A. why is he late for class B. why he is late for class C. why was he late for class D. why he was late for class
13.（2019贵州铜仁）“Could you tell me ___ last night?” “About ten.”
A. when was the party over B. when the party was over C. when is the party over D. when the party is over
1.（2019天津）上周，我的朋友大卫带着一本新书到我家来访。Last week. my friend David with a new book.
2.（2019甘肃敦煌）自我开始学英语以来，我结识了很多外国朋友。I have made many foreign friends_________ I ________learning English.
3.（2019四川眉山）当爸爸承诺给我买一个ipad的时候，我多么激动啊！When my father to buy me an ipad, excited I was！
4.（2019江苏连云港）Yesterday afternoon my brother __________（花了两个小时安装）a new light in our bedroom.
5.（2019江苏连云港） Suddenly, Lucy saw a policeman near the bus station. "I may ask him for help" She___________（自言自语）
6.（2019江苏淮安）今天早晨我们吃光了所有的蔬菜，最好去超市买一些。We _____ all the vegetables this morning, so we _______ buy some in the supermarket.
7.（2019湖北黄冈）2019年亚洲文明对话大会上个月在北京举行。(take)Asian Dialogue Conference 2019 in Beijing last month.
8.（2018江苏无锡）赫本在《罗马假日》中扮演一位公主，堪称经典。Hepburn __________a princess in Roman Holiday and it is a classic.
9.（2019江苏无锡）写作占去了我四分之三的假期，但我乐在其中。Writing _______________my holiday, but I enjoyed myself.
10.（2019辽宁抚顺）弗兰克想出了这个好主意。Frank _________________________ this good idea.
11.（2019内蒙古赤峰）上周, Jack从图书馆借了 5本书。Jack the library last week.
14.（2019四川达州）2019四川达州）Steve with me read Yu Gong Moves a mountain in the library last month.Steve with me _______ _______ Yu Gong Moves a mountain in the library last month.
15.（2019黑龙江绥化）2019黑龙江绥化）He cut the watermelon into four pieces. ______ he______ the watermelon into four pieces?