Past Simple. Exercises.
Ex. 1. Fill in the missing words.
go- … — ходить
… — read — читать
play — … — …
feed — … —
be — … — быть
stay — … — оставаться
… — found — находить
sit — … — сидеть
sleep — … — спать
write — … — писать
Ex. 2. Complete the stories using the verbs in Past Simple: be (2), feed, take, start, visit, listen.
The children went to London. The Tour ________at Hyde Park in the morning. The children_______the ducks and squirrels there. Then they ________photos of Trafalgar Square. The next stop __________the British Museum. They also ___________ the Tower of London. The children _______to the famous bell Big Ben. In the evening they ________ very tired.
see, find, help, be, put, catch, be
One day the children were on the ship. The sea was quiet. Suddenly they _________the pirates’ ship. The pirates_________ the children and _______them in a dark room, but Kevin ________ Steve and Maggie. In the room the children ________ the eighth magic pearl. Kevin put the eight pearls together and saved the Shell Kingdom. Kevin’s parents _______very happy.
Ex. 3. Complete the dialogue using Past Simple.
Kim: What __________ (you do) last night, Lisa?
Lisa: I went to the cinema.
Kim: What film _____________ (you see) ?
Kim: Who _____________ ( you go) with?
Lisa: Pete and Zoe.
Kim: _________ (you enjoy) it?
Lisa: Well, the special effects were brilliant, but the story wasn’t very good.
Kim: What time ____________ (it finish)?
Lisa: At ten o’clock.
Kim: What______ (you do) after the film?
Lisa: We went for a pizza.
Ex. 4. Complete the questions in the Past.
Neil : Did you stay at home last weekend?
Karen: No, I didn’t. I went to Brighton with my family
Neil: ____________to Brighton on the train?
Karen: No, we went by coach.
Neil: ___________ swimming?
Karen: Yes, we did. The water was very cold!
Neil: ______________Brighton Pavilion?
Karen: Yes, we did. It was fantastic!
Karen: Oh, yes!
Ex. 5. Complete the sentences using Past Simple.
- Last night I _________ (listen to) some CDs.
- The car__________ (stop) opposite the house.
- I ____________ (not watch) TV last night.
- James ___________ (not study) Greek before his exam.
- Peter and Ann__________ (travel) to Turkey last summer