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TO BE WAS/WERE exercises


Interactive exercises with the verb to be in the past grammar structure.

VERB TO BE IN THE PAST INTERACTIVE EXERCISES:
  1. affirmative sentences writing exercise
  2. negative sentences writing exercise
  3. questions writing exercise
  4. affirmative sentences multiple choice exercise
  5. negative sentences multiple choice exercise
  6. questions multiple choice exercise
  7. WAS / WERE random exercise (multiple choice)

ABOUT TO BE in the past

To use to be in past tense you need to use irregular verb of to be, which is was / were. The main difference between the past tense and the present tense is whether the action you are describing occurred now or in the past. Look below to understand the formulate of ‘to be’ verb.

Sentences - e. g.
She was a teacher.
I was a doctor.

She wasn’t a teacher.
They weren't doctors.

Was she a teacher?
Were they doctors?

VERB TO BE in PAST SIMPLE
AFFIRMATIVE NEGATIVE QUESTIONS
I I was I was not Was I ?
He, She, It He was
She was
It was
He wasn't
She wasn't
It wasn't
Was he ?
Was she ?
Was it ?
We, You, They We were
You were
They were
We weren't
You weren't
They weren't
Were we ?
Were you ?
Were they ?

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