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PAST SIMPLE
EXERCISE 1
Complete this chart of irregular verbs:
infinitive��past simplepast participle
��� do������ ���������
��� buy���� �����
��� sell���� ������
��� go������ ����� �
��� bring ��� �
��� come� �������
��� send� ������ �
��� write� ��� �
��� eat��� ������� �
��� read� ��� ��
��� get���� ������
EXERCISE�2
Now complete these sentences with the past simple of the following verbs:
1. He �(play) football yesterday.
2. We �(do) our homework last night.
3. They �(travel) to new York last month.
4. My sister��(be) very happy yesterday because it (be) her birthady.
5. There �(be) many people at the supermarket yesterday morning.
6. I �(send) you an e-mail.
7. My boss �(bring) a bottle of champagne to celebrate his promotion.
8. We �(eat) in that restaurant last weekend.
9. My mother��(work) in that factory for five years.
10. Angela �(sell) her old car last Monday.
11. Henry �(like) riding his bicycle when he �(be) a child.
12. Phil �(love) his wife very much but their love �(finish) and they �(get) divorced last month.
13. We �(be) at home yesterday evening.
14. Sandra �(live) abroad two years ago.
15. John �(go) to London last summer. He �(study) English there.
EXERCISE 3
Write the first ten previous sentences in negative:
1. He���football yesterday.
2. We �our homework last night
3. They�to New York last month
4. My sister� very happy yesterday because it�� her birthday.
5. There �many people at the supermarket yesterday morning.
6. I �an e-mail.
7. My boss �a bottle of champagne to celebrate his promotion.
8. We� �in that restaurant last weekend.
9. My mother in that factory for five years.
10. Angela �her old car last Monday.
EXERCISE� 4
Make questions for the following�answers in the past, ask about the underlined information:
1. �? -No, I didn't find my keys.
2. �? -They lived in Spain
3. �? -I ate a pizza yesterday
4.? - Yes, there was an accident.
5. �?� - I bought five CDs
6. �?� -We met him last weekend
7. �? -She was at home