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Was & Were




Downloadable worksheets:
VERB TO BE - SIMPLE PAST (1/2)
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
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"WAS / WASN`T - WERE / WEREN`T" - PAST SIMPLE OF VERB "TO BE"
Level: elementary
Age: 9-17
Downloads: 3011

 
PAST SIMPLE TO BE (WAS-WERE) - (B&W + KEY included)
Level: elementary
Age: 8-17
Downloads: 2944

 
Verb To Be - Past Simple (was/were)
Level: elementary
Age: 9-12
Downloads: 2667

 
WAS/WERE and DID QUESTIONS
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 1923

 
Verb to be in the past Was and Were
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 1586

 

Write am / is / are or was / were.
 
Example:
Last year she was 22, so she is 23 now.
 
  1. Today the weather  nice, but yesterday it  very cold.  
  2. I  hungry.  Can I have something to eat?  
  3. I feel fine this morning, but I  very tired last night.  
  4. Where  you at 11 o'clock last Friday morning?  
  5. Don't buy those shoes.  They  vey expensive.  
  6. I like your new jacket.   it expensive?  
  7. "Where  the children?"  "I don't know.  They  here ten minutes ago." 
 
Write was / wasn't / were / weren't.
 
Example:
We weren't happy with the hotel.  Our room was very small, and it wasn't very clean.
 
  1. Bill  at work last week because he  sick.  He's better now. 
  2. Yesterday  a holiday, so the banks  closed.  They're open today.
  3. " Kate and John at the party?"  "Kate  there, but John ." 
  4. "Where are my keys?"  "I don't know.  They  on the table, but they're not there now." 
  5. You  at home last night.  Where  you? 
 
Write quesstions.  Use the words in parenthesis in the correct order + was / were.
 
Example:
(late / you / this morning / why)  Why were you late this morning?  The traffic was bad.
 
  1. (hard / your exam)  ?  No, it was easy. 
  2. (last week / where / Beth and Bill)  ?  They were on vacation. 
  3. (angry / you / yesterday / why)  ?  Because you were late. 
  4. (nice / the weather / last week)  ?  Yes, it was beautiful.