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Past Simple.

1. Fill in the past simple of the verbs.

8
9 5
1
4
3
2
7
6

1. be

2. meet
 
3. eat
 
4. see
 
5. swim
 
6. draw
 
7. go
 
8. visit
 
9. write

2. Use the past forms of the verbs and complete the sentences.

build   see   fly   tidy   drink   spend   eat   write   begin   run

1. I  this movie last week.

2. We  our room before 2 hours.
 
3. My friend Linda  an ice-cream, but I  an orange juice.
 
4. I  a letter to my penfriend.
 
5. The lesson  at 7 o'clock.
 
6. They  five kilometres.
 
7. I  all my money.
 
8. I  to London.
 
9. We  our house 10 years ago.
 
 

3. Where was each person last Friday at 11 o'clock.

1.    Tina .     2.    Kate and Liz .

 
3.    Children .     4.    Tony
 

4. Look at the pictures and make the sentences about what Ann's grandparents had / didn't have when they were young.

1.       2.      3.      4.      5.

         electric iron                                    camera                                clock                              computer                                  kettle
 
6.      7.      8.
 
     sewing machine                           scales                                      radio
 
 
1. They .     2. They .     3. They .     4. They .
 
5. They .     6. They .     7. They .     8. They .
 
 

5. Put the verbs into the present simple or the past simple.

A: Where  you from?

B: I  from Venezuela.
A:  you born there?
B: Yes, but we  when I  five years old.
A: Where ?
B: We  to the USA. We  there for ten years, but now we  here in England.
A: Well, how  your new life?
B: It  a bit difficult for me at the moment because I  my friends. I  a lot of friends back in the USA, but I  a lot of people here.
A:  to your friends?
B: Of course! Yesterday I  a letter from one of my friends with all her news.