Exercise 1: past simple
(Practise your skills in forming the past simple)
Past simple of regular verbs – cloze test (difficulty: 1 of 5 – easy)
Use the regular verbs in brackets for filling the gaps with the correctly conjugated form in the simple past tense.
- Example: “My friend ______ me an interesting question.” (ask) → “My friend asked me an interesting question.”
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Exercises and explanations related to the ‘Simple past form of regular verbs’
The following exercises and explanations are related to the English grammar topic ‘Past simple of regular verbs (expressing the past)’ and also train your knowledge: