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PAST SIMPLE
 
Exercise 1: 
   a) Find the past simple form of the given words in the wordsearch:
 

 

1) write                        
2) visit          
3) find          
4) stay         
5) watch       
6) break        
7) catch        
8) read          
9) dance        
10) pick         
11) go           
12) want        
13) buy          
14) play            
   
b) Write the verbs in two columns: regular and irregular verbs:
 
Regular Verbs                  Irregular Verbs
 
                                                
                                                 
                                                
                                                 
                                                 
                                                 
                                                 
 
Exercise 2: Put in the words from the table to complete the sentences.
 
 fed,     picked,     were,    watched,     was,     did,     didn't,     wrote,   stayed,     swam,     went,       caught,        go

1) In summer I    in the country with my brother and we ducks on a lake.
2) Last year my family   to the seaside. I crabs there and   in the sea.
3)   you   to the cinema yeaterday? - No, I . I at home all day.
4) Last Sunday Sam and Ted in the forest. They   mushrooms and berries there.
5) Mr Bell   TV yesterday and Mrs Bell a letter to her friend.
 
 Exercise 3:  Choose the right word from the list:
 
In April the Smiths   to the seaside. They   two weeks there. They   at the Beach hotel. They   to the seaside every day. Mr and Mrs Smiths   book on the beach. Their children, Sarah and Kate, in the sea,  crabs and  sandcastles. The children   a lot of nice pebbles and shells. The family a lot of good photos. They their holiday very much.