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Verb to BE
Some exercises to practise verb to BE in the present simple tense. BW version included.
Level: elementary
Age: 10-12
Downloads: 5266

 
to be
Very simple exercises to practise Present Simple of the verb "to be"
Level: elementary
Age: 8-17
Downloads: 3043

 
verb to be
A simple worksheet about use and form of the verb to be. Includes exercices.
Level: elementary
Age: 7-12
Downloads: 2622

 
Back to School series - Focus on grammar: am, is, are (1/2)
You can give half the class this worksheet and the other half the other one. It gets much more interesting when they present it to the class.Students read the text - a student introducing himself and her friend to the class - and fill in the gaps with the simple present of verb to be. Have a nice evening! Hugs, mena :)))
Level: elementary
Age: 8-12
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VERB TO BE - SIMPLE PAST (1/2)
This is a worksheet I made for my students to review the Simple Past of the verb "To Be". The rules to form the SPast are at the top. Students solve 2 exercises: an easier one first, crossing the wrong form out, and then sentence completing with the 3 forms. KEY included in case you need a transparency. Hope you like it! I certainly enjoyed making ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 2171

 
Verb to BE
A worksheet to practise the verb to BE in the present simple tense.
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 1951

 
"WAS / WASN`T - WERE / WEREN`T" - PAST SIMPLE OF VERB "TO BE"
"WAS / WASN`T - WERE / WEREN`T" - PAST SIMPLE OF VERB "TO BE" Students must complete the sentences with the PAST SIMPLE of the verb TO BE and then match the sentences with the pictures.Hope it`s useful! Have a nice weekend!!
Level: elementary
Age: 9-17
Downloads: 1903

 
VERB TO BE
SS COMPLETE SENTENCES WITH AFFIRMATIVE AND NEGATIVE FORMS OF THE VERB TO BE. THEN, THEY ANSWER SOME QUESTION...
Level: elementary
Age: 7-17
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THERE WAS/THERE WERE, WAS/WERE

1. ________ a terrible earthquake in Japan in 2005.
 There was
 Was
 There were
2. The cake _________on the table when I arrived home.
 were
 wasn't
 there wasn't
3. _________ any apples left when I came back home yesterday.
 There weren't
 There wasn't
 There were
4. How many children __________ at the party?
 there were
 was there
 were there
5. _________ any water in the bottle? No, _________ any!
 Was there / wasn't there
 Was there / there wasn't
 Were there / there weren't
 
EXERCISE 2: Complete with WAS, WERE, THERE WAS, THERE WERE in the affirmative, interrogative or negative.
 
a) Annie  at home when I phoned her. We were speaking for half an hour!
b) My sister  at school yesterday. She fell ill and she stayed at home.
c) Our teachers  angry because we didn't do the homework.
d)  many students at the theatre play, just a few.
e)  enough time to finish the exam. I couldn't do the last part!
f)  many people at the party?
g)  enough food for everyone?
h) I phoned Mary, but  anyone home.
i) We  at the party until midnight.
j) Alice  in my house yesterday afternoon. We  doing our homework together.
 
 
 
 

 

       

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