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848 FREE Past Simple Worksheets

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Past Simple of the Verb to Be (Communication Activity)

Past Simple of the Verb to Be (Communication Activity)

• » » Past Simple
It's a communicative activity about the simple past of the verb to be. Students will ask each other about the famous character they have. Once they're done, they'll change sides and do the same t ...
5 Elementary
Song Worksheet: I Remember You by Skid Row

Song Worksheet: I Remember You by Skid Row

This is a nice Skid Row song. You can practice the past tense and listening with the students. This song contains some verbs in the past tense, and it's pretty good to pratice how the verbs c ...
3 Pre-Intermediate
Find Someone Who (Was/Were)

Find Someone Who (Was/Were)

•Past Simple,
Student's role in this activity is to find someone who filled the information in the spots, by practicing the past forms of be. It can also be used as a warmer or a filler. I like it best to be do ...
16 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Find Someone Who (Past Regular and Irregular)

Find Someone Who (Past Regular and Irregular)

•Past Simple,
Student's role in this activity is to find someone who filled the information in the spots, by practicing the regular and irregular forms of the verbs in simple past. It is useful to wrap up the s ...
17 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Irregular Verbs-Mnemonic Rhyming Groups

Irregular Verbs-Mnemonic Rhyming Groups

•Past Simple,
Irregular verbs: a reference list (colored edited version ). Learning can be fun with mnemonics. When we were kids, rhyming songs and phrases were some of the gimmicks used to make us rememb ...
17 All levels
Birthday Questions to Role Play

Birthday Questions to Role Play

This activity could be designed for one- to one class, if using for groups, you need to change its rule. Here is the rule for one-to-one class.One asks and one answers in order to complete the b ...
2 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Biographies of Famous People (Past Simple)

Biographies of Famous People (Past Simple)

The worksheet includes four biographies of famous people (Thomas Edison, Ada Lovelace, Elvis Presley, Leonardo da Vinci) with gaps to fill in correct past simple forms. My suggestion is to divide ...
21 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Movie Worksheet: Wacky Inventions (the Flintstones)

Movie Worksheet: Wacky Inventions (the Flintstones)

This worksheet can be used either like vocabulary expansion + comparing life in the past with present after watching a cartoon or to practice conditionals. Here’s what I did: 1) Ss read the ...
11 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Past Simple and Continuous - Revision

Past Simple and Continuous - Revision

•, Past Simple
I used this worksheet as a test. It tests the knowledge of past simple, irregular verbs, past continuous, and in the last exercise the students have to decide which of the two tenses should be use ...
11 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Pronunciation - Regular Verbs - Past Endings

Pronunciation - Regular Verbs - Past Endings

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Activity to practice the pronunciation of the regular verbs in the past. Students are supposed to separate the verbs in the past according to the past -ed pronunciation. Teachers are supposed to p ...
4 All levels
Alibi (Game)

Alibi (Game)

•, Past Simple,
Activity type: a role play based on a very old idea in which students have to act as criminals and police people. Level: Pre-intermediate and above.This is a very good review of the past simp ...
21 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Verb

Verb "to Be"

•Past Simple,
In this file you can find the subjects used in English with the proper conjugation for the verb to be in present and past tense! Also yes/no questions are introduced! This is mostly for beginners ...
4 Complete Beginner Elementary
Fashion through Decades - Past Continuous and Past Simple

Fashion through Decades - Past Continuous and Past Simple

Great worksheet for practicing past continuous and past simple as well as for describing clothes and commenting on fashion during the 20th century. You can use this worksheet to introduce past con ...
8 Pre-Intermediate
Past Simple Matching

Past Simple Matching

•Past Simple,
In this worksheet the students are expected to match the sentences with their respective image, in which the main verb of the sentence is represented. The idea is that students can figure out the ...
9 Pre-Intermediate
Jokes. Matching Game

Jokes. Matching Game

Question and answer type of jokes to practise object and subject questions and wh- words, both in the present and past simple tenses. Divide the class in two groups A and B, choose as many jokes ...
15 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Verbs

Verbs

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Students have to write the past tense of the verb in the crossword blocks. It is very easy. After doing this, the teacher can walk around the class and ask the students to make sentences with the ...
4 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Present Simple / Present Continuous / Past Simple

Present Simple / Present Continuous / Past Simple

This is a worksheet to recall the present simple, present continuous and past simple tenses. Easy exercises to start a new school year. In this worksheet you will find different exercises to ...
21 Elementary
Speaking with Past Simple Regular Verbs

Speaking with Past Simple Regular Verbs

•Past Simple,
These speaking cards were designed to make simple controlled conversation using regular verbs in the past for elementary students. There are two cards labelled A/B and eight questions in each card ...
20 Elementary
Revision: Was/Were/Where

Revision: Was/Were/Where

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This is a worksheet for elementary learers for EFL students. The worksheet revises the past simple of to be -> was and were. Students will need to form questions and negations. Additionally, th ...
11 Complete Beginner Elementary
Movie Worksheet: Sense and Sensibility

Movie Worksheet: Sense and Sensibility

It's a worksheet to work with the movie Sense and Sensibility, a classic of English literature. Maybe it is great to read a short version of the novel first with your students and then compare it ...
2 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Choosing the Correct Tense

Choosing the Correct Tense

•Past Simple,
This worksheet explains when it is appropriate to use the simple past or simple present form of a verb. The basic rules are presented, and examples of each usage are included. The guide also lists ...
4 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Song Worksheet: Cats in the Cradle by Ugly Kid Joe

Song Worksheet: Cats in the Cradle by Ugly Kid Joe

A very nice song with interesting and true lyrics. It's a song about a father and son relationship. The father would like to spend time with his son but he is often too busy and before he realizes ...
3 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Movie Worksheet: Out of a Forest

Movie Worksheet: Out of a Forest

This is a worksheet based on a funny and weirdly awesome cartoon "Out of Forest". The tasks draw students' attention to details of the animation and provoke their creativity. I planned this video ...
5 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Song Worksheet: All I Wanna Do Is Make Love to You by Heart ( Past Simple)

Song Worksheet: All I Wanna Do Is Make Love to You by Heart ( Past Simple)

An easy and funny way to practice simple past verbs -regulars and irregulars- by this amazing song by the band called Heart and the song called All I wanna do is make love to you.Enjoy! Activity 1 ...
4 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Song Worksheet: Because You Loved Me by Jesuton

Song Worksheet: Because You Loved Me by Jesuton

After teaching the past simple tense I used this worksheet to practise it. First students fill in the gaps in the song lyrics with the past tense of the verbs given in brackets, then they listen t ...
4 Pre-Intermediate

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