Category Archives: The Simple Past Tense

The Simple Past Tense: Exercise 1

By | February 14, 2015

Instruction: Put each of the following sentences into the simple past tense. After that, make the sentence into an interrogative and negative one. Use ‘yesterday’ as the time signal. Example: Maria is budy today. a. Maria was busy yesterday. b. Was Maria busy yesterday? c. Maria was not busy yesterday. 1. Lisa is happy today. 2. The room… Read More »

The Simple Past Tense

By | February 1, 2015

The Simple Past Tense is used to talk about: 1. things that happened at a specified time in the past. If you include a time signal, e.g. yesterday, last night, last year, last month, in your sentence, you should use the simple past tense. You use the simple past tense to say that an action started and ended… Read More »