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past simple downloadable worksheets:
PAST SIMPLE TENSE
PAST SIMPLE OF REGULAR AND IRREGULAR VERBS
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 8030

 
PAST SIMPLE TENSE
POSITIVE, NEGATIVE AND QUESTION FORM (REGULAR AND IRREGULAR VERBS)
Level: elementary
Age: 8-12
Downloads: 4591

 
Simple Past Tense test
25 test questions about past simple tense. With these tests I find it easy to identify where Ss have problems because options are so similar and they give clue for the major mistake types.You can also see my other tests(not all of the are visulized yet)..Hope you also find it useful.If you have any questions or advices,they are all welcome..Thanks...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-14
Downloads: 4154

 
Past simple wordsearch
A worksheet to revise the past simple of regular and irregular verbs. Students have to find the past simple of the verbs in the grid, then complete the sentences with those verbs and match the sentences with the pictures.
Level: elementary
Age: 11-17
Downloads: 4100

 
Past simple
Very useful worksheet to practice past simple tense. Maybe it isn´t very attractive but it works really well
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 3370

 
Simple Past - gap filling
2 stories in which you insert a proper verb form in simple past, mind that there are affirmative sentences, negatives or questions!!!!
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 2883

 
WHAT DID THEY DO YESTERDAY?
Past Simple: label the pictures, form sentences.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-12
Downloads: 2359

 
THE PAST SIMPLE TENSE
Form and use of the past simple, including rules of spelling and pronunciation of the "-ed" suffix. There is an exercise in which students have to fill in the blanks with the past simple of one of the verbs in the list, again there are pictures to help them choose the right one. I hope you like it and find it useful. Have a wonderful week and thank...
Level: elementary
Age: 12-14
Downloads: 2236

 
 

PAST TENSE: NEGATIVE, POSITIVE & QUESTIONS

 
1 Write the past form of the irregular verbs 
take       
know     
hear       
come     
be          
find       
run        
go          
think    
do         
 
2 Write the sentences into past simple (positive)
 
You / football /yesterday / play  
 
I / 8 o'clock /a sandwich / have 
 
Peru / in /The Incas /live            
 
eat / an apple / Billy                      
 
see / Fiona / the explorers         


have /We /of the mountains/ a map
 

is / very / tired / James

 
 
3 Rewrite the sentences into negative form                
 
He had a computer            
 
They saw an old house in the mountains
 
Andy washed his father's car
 
The children ran in the garden
 
Fiona studied French at school


David cooked lunch at home


They were at the cinema

 
4 Write questions in past tense
 
you / in the garden / work ?
 
Greg / visit / his grandma?
 
they / speak / English?
 
eat / what / she / last night?
 
the door / open / when / David?


the Incas / live / where  ?


 

       

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