T4 1.10.21 SHONA AND GILLIAN

 

CAN YOU SAY THE PAST OF THE VERB TO BE ?

TALK ABOUT THE BOY AND THE GIRL. WHERE WERE THEY IN SUMMER?

WHERE WERE YOU IN SUMMER?

WERE YOU IN MADRID? WERE THEY IN FUERTEVENTURA?

 

I was was tired this morning.
You were You were very good.
He was He was number 1 in his class.
She was She was happy.
It was It was sunny yesterday.
We were We were at home.
You were You were on holiday.
They were They were in Corralejo.

To Be – Negative Sentences

The negative of To Be can be made by adding not after the verb (was or were).

Subject To Be Examples
I was not was not in Tetir this morning.
You were not You were not in Las Rotondas.
He was not He was not 15 years old.
She was not She was not famous.
It was not It was not hot yesterday.
We were not We were not in Fuerte English.
You were not You were not born in La Asomada.
They were not They were not hungry.

 

 

To Be – Negative Contractions

The can make negative contractions of the verb To Be in the Past tense by joining the verb (was or were) and n’t (e.g. were not = weren’t). We don’t make a contraction of the subject and the verb (e.g. I was).

was not tired this morning. OR wasn’t tired this morning.
You were not crazy. OR You weren’t crazy.
He was not married. OR He wasn’t married.
She was not famous. OR She wasn’t famous.
It was not hot yesterday. OR It wasn’t hot yesterday.
We were not invited. OR We weren’t invited.
You were not at the party. OR You weren’t at the party.
They were not friends. OR They weren’t friends.

To Be – Questions

To create questions with To Be, you put the Verb before the Subject.

Affirmative You were happy.
Subject Verb
Question Were you happy?
Verb Subject

 

 

Affirmative Question
I was late Was I late?
You were sick. Were you sick?
He was surprised. Was he surprised?
She was from Italy. Was she from Italy?
It was a big house. Was it a big house?
We were ready. Were we ready?
You were early. Were you early?
They were busy. Were they busy?

 

 

was, were - English ESL Worksheets for distance learning and physical classrooms

PRACTICE THE QUESTIONS WITH YOUR PARTNER OR CHOOSE A QUESTION TO ASK ONE OF YOUR CLASSMATES

 

WERE YOU SAD YESTERDAY?

WERE WE AT THE ZOO YESTERDAY?

WERE YOUR MUM AND DAD IN A RESTAURANT LAST WEEK?

WERE THEY IN A DISCO CLUB LAST NIGHT?

WERE YOU LATE FOR CLASS TODAY?

WERE YOU VERY THIRSTY YESTERDAY?

WAS IT COLD YESTERDAY?

WERE YOU AND YOUR SISTER IN LONDON IN 2008?

WAS YOUR  MUMMY PRETTY WHEN SHE WAS YOUNG?

WAS SAM A GOOD STUDENT?

WAS ELVIS A GOOD SINGER?

WERE THEY ON HOLIDAYS IN BRAZIL LAST SUMMER?

WAS THE TEACHER UPSET YESTERDAY?

WERE YOU BORN IN MAY ?

WHEN WERE YOU BORN?

 

 

 

GAME TO PRACTICE WAS/WERE

 

WAS/WERE - Speaking board game - English ESL Worksheets for distance  learning and physical classrooms

Scroll to Top
Esta web utiliza cookies propias y de terceros para su correcto funcionamiento y para fines analíticos. Al hacer clic en el botón Aceptar, acepta el uso de estas tecnologías y el procesamiento de tus datos para estos propósitos. Ver Política de cookies
Privacidad