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935 FREE Past Simple Worksheets

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Was or Were? Worksheet

Was or Were? Worksheet

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This is a pretty simple for teaching or revising the past simple of the verb to be. Recommended for elementary students who are asked to complete the sentences with the past simple of the ver ...
10 Elementary
Noodle Battle - Teaching Composition

Noodle Battle - Teaching Composition

This worksheet is based on the cartoon serial ‘Minuscules’. The cartoon serial ‘Minuscules’ (France, 2007) which is the collection of 3-5 minute mini-stories. The dynamic ...
4 Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Song Worksheet: I Will Survive (for Past Simple)

Song Worksheet: I Will Survive (for Past Simple)

This is a worksheet with a song to practice the past simple tense. The song is I will survive by Gloria Gaynor. First, students write  past simple of some verbs. Then, they listen to the song ...
3 Elementary
'Be, Do, Have' Practice in Past Simple

'Be, Do, Have' Practice in Past Simple

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I needed a practice sheet for my EFL 4th graders learning about past simple. I couldn't find one that covers all three of those verbs so I made one. It is a simple, clear worksheet, good to print ...
8 Elementary
Song Worksheet: Roar by Katy Perry

Song Worksheet: Roar by Katy Perry

Roar, a song by Katy Perry to get the students to find the verbs in the past, regular and irregular verbs. A fairly easy listening exercise for pre-intermedite students. They have to listen to the ...
4 Pre-Intermediate
English Exam

English Exam

The test includes present simple, present continuous and past simple of regular and irregular verbs. It allows a teacher to learn  ss' level of knowledge of the mentioned topics.
2 Pre-Intermediate
Past Simple

Past Simple

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It's a presentation showing the usage of past tense in detail. You can both show the form of past tense, how to form questions, negative and affirmative sentences. There are also picture ...
11 Complete BeginnerElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Simple Past Presentation

Simple Past Presentation

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With this presentation you can both show the usage of past simple and compare it with present. It shows both forms and gives some examples using up-to-date pictures with the characters they may li ...
9 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Simple Past/Past Continuous Conversation Grid

Simple Past/Past Continuous Conversation Grid

This is a conversation grid activity designed to encourage the correct use of simple past and past continuous verb forms in a relaxed conversational setting. Students walk around the room asking ...
3 Pre-IntermediateIntermediate
Past Simple vs Past Continuous for Adult Students

Past Simple vs Past Continuous for Adult Students

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This is a worksheet which is aimed to revise and practise the differences between the past simple and  past continuous tenses. Students are asked to complete 35 different sentences putti ...
7 Pre-Intermediate
The Story of Man. Cavemen & Modern Men

The Story of Man. Cavemen & Modern Men

The worksheet contains a brief history of evolution, a brainstorming activity, discussion questions, a story for dictation (dictogloss) and additional pictures to be used. The focus is the differe ...
8 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Revision 4 - Project 3

Revision 4 - Project 3

Unit 4 test concentrates on testing of past continuous and past simple, matching the halves of the sentences according to their meaning with past simple and continuous, making questions according ...
6 Pre-Intermediate
Used To / Didn't Use To Elementary Worksheet

Used To / Didn't Use To Elementary Worksheet

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This is a very simple and easy worksheet for teaching or revising the structure used to/ didn't use to at elementary level. There are two different activities in which students are asked to c ...
15 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Detective Game: Who's the Murderer?

Detective Game: Who's the Murderer?

The game "Who's the murderer?" introduces the crime scene and the victim. Then there are pieces of evidence and the list of suspects. Read the introduction to the ss. Place the strips with evidenc ...
21 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
International Travel

International Travel

Presentation in Power point on international travel. Introduces new vocabulary and discussion questions as well as short assignments. New vocabulary is introduced at the beginning comprised main ...
10 Pre-IntermediateIntermediate
There Was / There Were Elementary Worksheet

There Was / There Were Elementary Worksheet

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This is a very simple worksheet for teaching or revising  past simple. There are 3 different activities in which students are asked to put the sentences given into the simple past , make ...
10 Elementary
Past Simple Regular and Irregular Verbs

Past Simple Regular and Irregular Verbs

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This is a pretty simple worksheet for teaching the past simple of regular and irregular verbs at elementary level. Students are asked to complete the sentences given with the right form of th ...
12 Elementary
Olympics History

Olympics History

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The brief history of the Olympics, their origin and revival plus some interesting facts about Games. Good for practicing past simple and revision of sport topic. You can read and discuss it in cl ...
12 Complete BeginnerElementary
Creating a Fun Group Story

Creating a Fun Group Story

This has been one of my favorite activities since childhood. A group of ss work in a group to create one story. But each time a student writes something, he/she folds the paper so that the others ...
8 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Early Memories (Phrases and Discussion Statements)

Early Memories (Phrases and Discussion Statements)

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I found topic “Childhood Memories” one of the most heartwarming topics ever. Ss brought their old photos to class and we guessed who is who. Also they took their favorite toys and shar ...
5 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
What's Your Alibi? Role Play (Past Simple vs Past Continuous)

What's Your Alibi? Role Play (Past Simple vs Past Continuous)

Any kind of “Alibi” game is perfect for practicing past tenses (esp past simple and past continuous). Make up any story that something was stolen at the party at 10 pm last night. You ...
21 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Important Events

Important Events

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I use this worksheet to discuss important events in the history of mankind with my students. There is information about some of them. They read it and decide how important each event is. They are ...
16 Pre-Intermediate
Stories in the Past

Stories in the Past

I use this worksheet to help my students practise telling stories in the past. They have to imagine that something quite unusual has happened to them (they've met a ghost/an alien; won a lottery e ...
10 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Song Worksheet: Begin Again (Simple Past)

Song Worksheet: Begin Again (Simple Past)

A beautiful song on simple past. Teach the past forms of the verbs on the board and ask ss to listen and complete the lyrics using the words. Don't forget to teach the right pronunciation of the w ...
3 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Turkey Information Sheet

Turkey Information Sheet

This is a vacation/holiday activity information sheet about Turkey. It includes sightseeing of three Turkish cities, food & drink, and festival and special events in Turkey. It can be used for ...
8 All levels

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