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Some exercises to practise verb to BE in the present simple tense. BW version included.
Level: elementary
Age: 10-12
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Very simple exercises to practise Present Simple of the verb "to be"
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Age: 8-17
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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
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Verb to BE
A worksheet to practise the verb to BE in the present simple tense.
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 1957

 
"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
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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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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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