Episode 6 - The English Verb

Quick – answer this question:

Why do we use the past simple tense?

Did you say, “Er … to talk about the past, obviously”?

Then how do you explain sentences like:

“I wish I knew.”

or

“What was your name again?”

But … but … these sentences aren’t about the past! What’s going on?

You know what this means?

It’s time to look at English verbs in a different way.