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Week 1 | English Grammar
Week 2 | English Grammar
Week 3 | English Grammar
Week 4| English Grammar
Week 5| English Grammar
Week 6| English Grammar
Week 7| English Grammar
Week 8| English Grammar
Week 9| English Grammar
Week 10| English Grammar
Week 11| English Grammar
Week 12| English Grammar
Week 13| English Grammar
- In the present tense we use ‘am/is’. In the past tense we use ‘was’.
Example: I am happy. She is happy = present tense
I was happy. = past tense
- In the present tense we use ‘are’. In the past tense we use ‘were’.
Example: You are early. = present tense
You were early. = past tense
- For I/he/she/it – Yes, ____ was or No, _______ wasn’t.
Yes, I was. No, I wasn’t.
Yes, she was. No, she wasn’t.
- For we/you/they – Yes, _____ were or No, _______ weren’t
Yes, they were. No, they weren’t.
Yes, we were. No, we weren’t.
1. Write either was/were next to the pronoun
- I _______
- He ______
- She ______
- It _______
- We ______
- You _______
- They ______
2. Next to each sentence write whether it is in the present tense or past tense.
- I am happy. __________________________________
- She was not upset. ____________________________
- He was angry. ________________________________
- They are crying. ______________________________
- We were late to school. _______________________
- You are late to school. ________________________
- I was not feeling well. ________________________
- My mum was tired. __________________________
3. Write the either was/were in the gap. Change the following sentences into negative sentences.
- I ___ hungry. ______________________________________________________________________
- He ___ excited to go on holiday. _______________________________________________________
- She ___ scared of her teacher. _________________________________________________________
- It ___ raining all morning. _____________________________________________________________
- We ___ happy because we have school tomorrow _________________________________________
- You ___ crying because mum shouted at you. ____________________________________________
- They ___ early. ____________________________________________________________________
Challenge: Create an interview for someone in your family, a friend or a neighbour.
Begin by writing 10 questions of your choice. (You can write more questions if you want)
You should have at least 6 questions starting with were/was.
Remember you can use where/why/who/how/when/what before were/was to form questions.
Where were you born?
Do you have a sister?
If the person replies ‘yes’, you could ask ‘Was she naughty as baby?’