Test on the Past Simple Tense
(The forms of the verb to be and the modal verb could)
Fill in the gaps. Use was, were, am, is, are, will be.
We … in Moscow last month.
… you happy to be here now?
It… her birthday in a week.
She … always late for school.
I … often busy in the evenings.
Ask questions to the following sentences.
Sir Edward`s nickname was Edward Strong Arm. (Was…)
Diandra`s hair was curly and long,….
The solder could describe the battle easily. (How…)
The boy was very hungry because he hadn`t eaten anything. (Why…)
Tom was very afraid of that big dog. (Who…)
Translate the sentences into Russian.
They were our neighbours five years age.
My brother was interested in horse riding last year.
Your breakfast was tasty, wasn`t it?
Where were my keys? I couldn`t find them.
Who was your best friend at school?
Translate the sentences into English.
Могла она показывать фокусы кода ей было шесть лет?
В тот момент наш учитель был с нами.
Мне было 11 лет в прошлом году.
Когда был последний автобус?
Где вы были час назад?