Name___JOHAN SEBASTIAN ALVAREZ COLINA_______________________Date_05/09/2016_________ Course_B______

A) Put WAS, WASN’T, WERE or WEREN’T in the gaps in these conversations:
1. Peter : ….. Was …….. Paul at work today?
Julie : No, he WASN’T .. in the office. I think he’s sick.
2. Henry : Were you in South America last year?
Steve : Yes. I was in Bolivia on business, and then my wife and I were
in Brazil for a holiday.
3. Paula : Philip and I were at home in London last week. We were at
Mike’s house in Cornwall. It was lovely there. Do you know Mike?
Jane : Yes, I was at Mike’s party in Oxford in the summer.
Were you there?
Paula : No, we weren’t there. Philip and I were in Portugal in the summer.
B) Make questions using WAS / WERE:
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2.
3.
4.
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Jim / at home / last night.
You / at school / on Monday.
David / here / yesterday.
the cinema / open / on Sunday.
Kate and Jane / late / yesterday.

……… Was Jim at home last night?…?
………Were you at school on Monday ?
………Was David yesterday here?
………Was the cinema open on Sunday?
………Were kate and jane late yesterday?

C) Make negative sentences using WAS / WERE:
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Kevin / at my party.
Nick / in class yesterday.
It / warm / yesterday.
Tina and Jim / late.
Etty / on the bus.
We / at the match / yesterday.
Our teachers / pleased with us.
I / at the restaurant.

…… Kevin wasn’t at my party………...
……Nick wasn’t in class yesterday……
………it wasn’t warm yesterday ………
………tina and jim weren’t late ………
…… Etty wasn’t on the bus………
………We weren’t at the match yesterday……
………Our teachers weren’t pleased with us ……...
…………I wasn’t at the restaurant …...

D) Fill in the blanks with a verb from the box in the SIMPLE PAST: break
write spend
buy
drink
lose
wash
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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
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swim

have

make

sit

She made a cake an hour ago.
She bought a hat last week.
The boy wrote a letter yesterday.
They swam in the sea for an hour.
They drank a lot of Coke last night.
She broke her arm last week.
He spent all his money last week.
She washed a bath two minutes ago.
He lost his wallet last night.
She sat on the old chair a minute ago.
She have the clothes yesterday.

E) Fill in the blanks with the SIMPLE PAST of the verbs in brackets:
Last Saturday my father …. took…. (take) my friends and me to the circus. We saw (see)
lots of things. My father bought (buy) us some popcorn and orange juice. We
ate (eat) the popcorn and drank (drink) the orange juice.
We laughed (laugh) at the funny clowns. There was (be) a lion-tamer.
The lions did (do) tricks; they jumped (jump) through hoops. A girl rode (ride) an elephant around the ring. We all had (have)
a wonderful time.
F) Write what Jean DID or DIDN’T do yesterday:
go shopping ( - )
clean the house ( + )
feed the cat ( + )
telephone Mary ( - )
watch a film on TV ( - )
visit her grandparents ( + )
take them a cake ( + )

………… Jean didn’t go shopping yesterday. …………….
…………Jean did clean the house yesterday…………………
.……………jean did feed the cat yesterday …………………
………… jean did not telephone mary yesterday …………………
…………jean did not watch a film on TV yesterday ……………
…………jean did visit her grandparents yesterday…………
……… jean did take them a cake yesterday ……………………