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I

was

at home.

very hungry.

happy.

You

were

He

was

She

It

We

were

You

They

1. Choose was or were.

She �sad yesterday. We �at the Zoo yesterday. Mum and Dad �in a restaurant.
They �in the disco club last night. You �late for school yesterday. I �very hungry.
It �cold yesterday. I �in London in 2008. She �pretty when she was young.
Sally �a good pupil. He �born in May. Our teacher �very tired yesterday.
Tom and Bill �best friends. My cousin �at school. The children �excited yesterday.


2. Complete withwas or were.

It cloudy yesterday morning. We �excited about going to America.
We �lucky. We won the first prize. The�dogs �in the park.
Jason �a great swimmer when he was young. They �at the beach last Sunday.
She �the prettiest girl in our class. I �very ill last week.
I �sad because�I broke Mrs Smith's window. He �born in 1995.


There

was

an apple in the bowl.

There

were

three apples in the bowl.

3. Complete withthere was or there were.

a bank near my house. �ten children in the park.
�two kittens in the basket. �a small shop between the bank and the supermarket.
�many bottles of milk in the fridge. �some pencils on the desk.
�only one book on the table. �an old man in the street.
�a lot of noise in the classroom. �a huge crocodile in the river.

4. This is a very famous place in London called Piccadilly Circus.�The photo was taken in 1896. Look at the photo and choose the correct option.�

hundreds of people. �any traffic lights.
�a double-decker bus. �a flag on top of�the building on the left.
�many horse-drawn carriages. �a lot of traffic.
�any zebra crossings. �a roundabout.
�some old buildings. �a great number of tourists.


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