Exercise 2: past simple of ‘to be’ (was/were)
(Practise using the verb ‘to be’ in the past simple)
Past simple of ‘to be’ (was/were) – cloze test (difficulty: 2 of 5 – rather easy)
Fill the gaps with the correct form of the verb ‘to be’ in the simple past tense.
- Example: “They _____ at the museum last Friday.” → “They were at the museum last Friday.”
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