Simple Past Exercises

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1

Select the verbs in the correct form for a Simple Past sentence.

In the Simple Past exercise, you must select the correct answer to form a positive Simple Past Sentence.

Tip for this Simple Past Exercise

The most important rule in this exercise is:

Just select the verb which is in the Simple Past.

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2

Select the verbs in the correct form for a negative Simple Past Sentence.

In the Simple Past exercise, you must select the correct answer so that a negative Simple Past sentence is formed.

Tip for this Simple Past Exercise

The most important thing to keep in mind during this exercise:

did not + infinitive

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3

Select the verbs in the right form for a question in Simple Past

In the Simple Past exercise, you must select the correct answer so that a question is formed in the Simple Past.

Tip for this Simple Past Exercise

The most important rule in this exercise is:

(Interrogative word) + Did + Subject + Infinitive

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Explanation of the answers for the Simple Past exercises

Explanation for the Level 1 Simple Past Exercise

Normal sentences are always structured according to the following scheme: subject, predicate, object. Here you only have to use the Simple Past Form instead of the infinitive for a Simple Present sentence (2nd verb form).

 

Level 2 Simple Past Exercise: Explanation

The sentences in the negation are similarly structured. Only that here a “did not” is inserted before the verb (in the infinitive).

 

Explanation: Level 3 Simple Past Exercise

However, the sentence structure of a question is as follows: Interrogative word, did, noun, verb (in infinitive), object?

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