Past Simple Exercise 1

The past simple (or simple past) is the most used tense in English to talk about the past. You use this tense for short actions and habits in the past. It’s important that those actions are completely over.

This is an exercise on how to form this tense.

You can find the exercise below:

Past Simple Exercise 1

Complete these sentences by filling in the correct form of the past simple.
1.
Last month, my cousin (to win) a prize.
2.
I (to fall) on my face when I was a kid.
3.
He (to score) a magnificent touchdown in the final seconds of the game.
4.
You (to marry) your best friend.
5.
Tenses (to be) a lot easier when I was in school.
6.
Michael Jackson (to receive) multiple awards in the nineties.
7.
She (to give) me a new computer.
8.
The neighbours (to have) a huge fight yesterday.
9.
I (to drink) too much last week.
10.
Eliud Kipchoge (to break) the world record in the marathon in 2018.

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