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WAS/WERE THERE WAS/WERE
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I

was

at home.

very hungry.

happy.

You

were

He

was

She

It

We

were

You

They

 

 

1.   Choose was or were.

She  sad yesterday. We  at the Zoo yesterday. Mum and Dad  in a restaurant.
They  in the disco club last night. You  late for school yesterday. I  very hungry.
It  cold yesterday. I  in London in 2008. She  pretty when she was young.
Sally  a good pupil. He  born in May. Our teacher  very tired yesterday.
Tom and Bill  best friends. My cousin  at school. The children  excited yesterday.


2.   Complete with was or were.

It cloudy yesterday morning. We  excited about going to America.
We  lucky. We won the first prize. The dogs  in the park.
Jason  a great swimmer when he was young. They  at the beach last Sunday.
She  the prettiest girl in our class. I  very ill last week.
I  sad because I broke Mrs Smith's window. He  born in 1995.


There

was

an apple in the bowl.

There

were

three apples in the bowl.

 

3.   Complete with there was or there were.

 a bank near my house.  ten children in the park.
 two kittens in the basket.  a small shop between the bank and the supermarket.
 many bottles of milk in the fridge.  some pencils on the desk.
 only one book on the table.  an old man in the street.
 a lot of noise in the classroom.  a huge crocodile in the river.

4.   This is a very famous place in London called Piccadilly Circus. The photo was taken in 1896. Look at the photo and choose the correct option. 

 
 hundreds of people.  any traffic lights.
 a double-decker bus.  a flag on top of the building on the left.
 many horse-drawn carriages.  a lot of traffic.
 any zebra crossings.  a roundabout.
 some old buildings.  a great number of tourists.


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created by teacher Jelena

 

       

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