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Affirmative
Negative
Interrogative
I, he, she it             
was
I, he, she it             
wasn’t
Was
I, he, she it   … ?          
We you, they         
were
We you, they         
weren’t
Were
We you, they  … ?       
 
 
1. Complete the sentences using the VERB to BE affirmative in the past.
a. She  in the park yesterday morning.
b. They  in the supermarket.
c. We  tired last Monday.
d. I  bored.
e. Susan  at home last night.
f. Mark and Peter  on the beach last Sunday.
g. Kevin  at school last Tuesday.
h. The cat  under the tree. 

 

2. Complete the sentences using the VERB to BE negative in the past.
a. He  sick last week.
b. They  at the restaurant.
c. You   with your mum.
d. I  at the cinema with Paul.
e. Paul  near the house.
f. Kate and Michael   on holidays.
g. We  in London last month.
h. The bear  in the forest.

 

3. Complete the interrogative sentences the VERB to BE in the past.
a.  the map on the table? Yes,
b.  Sam and Peter in the hospital? No,
c.  they in the bank ? Yes,
d. you bored during the class? Yes,
e.  the teacher near the door? No,
f.  your friends at school yesterday? Yes,
g.  Amy in New York? Yes,  
 

 

       

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