Grammar 101

The course is to give you more practice in the grammar covered in units 2

Past Simple

I _____________________the watermelon yesterday.

Past Tense

 Choose the correct forms of these irregular verbs in simple past tense.

  • cutted
  • cuted
  • cuts
  • cut

You ______________ the door before it rained.

Past Tense

Choose the correct forms of these irregular verbs in simple past tense.

  • shut
  • shutted
  • shuted
  • shuts

They _______________________________ their knees on the rocks.

 Choose the correct forms of these irregular verbs in simple past tense.

  • hurts
  • hurted
  • hurtted
  • hurt

He ____________________ the book back to the library last Wednesday.

Choose the correct forms of these irregular verbs in simple past tense.

  • take
  • taken
  • took
  • takes

I ______________________ a new car yesterday.

Choose the correct forms of these irregular verbs in simple past tense.

  • bought
  • buyed
  • buys
  • boughted

They _________________each other years ago.

Choose the correct forms of these irregular verbs in simple past tense.

  • know
  • knew
  • known
  • knowed

Jake ______________________ the class last week.

  • teaches
  • teached
  • taught
  • taughted

Mariel ________________________ me her dress for the dance.

  • lended
  • lented
  • lent
  • lend

The box _______________________ in the same place for a month.

  • standed
  • stand
  • stooded
  • stood

Complete the text with the regular past form of the verbs in brackets.

My friend Maria  (move) away twenty years ago. She (travel) from Poland to Ireland and  (work) in a factory. She (marry) someone there and  (start) a family. We (try) to keep in touch and (call) each other sometimes.

But the days (pass) by and the letters

(not arrive) and the calls (stop). When her parents

(die), she (not visit) her hometown any more. Then last week I (receive) a text from her. She (invite) me to her wedding

with her second husband. 

Write questions for the answers.

Where 

Maria lived in Poland.

 

Where 

She worked in factory in Ireland.

 

When  

She left twenty years ago.

Choose the correct tense to complete the conversation

A: There aren’t many people here for the football match today. Where are Janos and Andras?

B: They to a restaurant last night and the food made them sick.

A: And what about Jack – he doesn’t look very healthy today.

B: Yes, he decided to get fit so he didn’t the bus today. He here and  

    his leg.

A: And where’s Ahmed?

B: Oh, he crashed his car this morning. He didn’t a car in front of him and drove straight

    into it.

A: And what happened to you? I think you were at the cinema last night.

B: I’m just tired. I didn’t well last night and went up very early.