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English Grammar Step by Step: • Contents
• Introduction
• Notes
• Unit 1:  Negative and interrogative sentences
• Unit 2:  Short answers
• Unit 3:  Question tags
• Unit 4:  Questions and exclamations
• Unit 5:  So, neither, nor, either
• Unit 6:  Be, used to, would, be/get/become used to, dare, have, get, become, grow, go, turn, fall and feel
• Unit 7:  Verb tenses: forms
• Unit 8:  Irregular verbs
• Unit 9:  Verb tenses: uses
• Unit 10:  Personal pronouns, possessives and reflexive pronouns
• Unit 11: The genitive case
• Unit 12: Singular and plural nouns
• Unit 13: Gender
• Unit 14: A, an, some, any, no, not, none, each, every and the; compounds of some, any, no and every
• Unit 15: Neither, not...either, none, not...any, both and all
• Unit 16: A few, few, a lot, lots, a little, little, many, much, no and plenty
• Unit 17: Enough, too, so and such
• Unit 18: Comparative and superlative sentences
• Unit 19: The adjective order
• Unit 20: Relative clauses
• Unit 21: Do and make
• Unit 22: Modal verbs
• Unit 23: Infinitives, gerunds and present participles
• Unit 24: Conditional sentences
• Unit 25: Passive sentences
• Unit 26: Reported speech
• Unit 27: Purpose
• Unit 28: Word order
• Unit 29: Inversion
• Unit 30: Connectors
• Unit 31: Prepositions
• Unit 32: Phrasal verbs


Intermediate English Grammar:
• Contents
• Unit 9:  Irregular verbs


English Grammar for Beginners:
• Contents
• Unit 1:  A, an, some any and the
• Unit 2:  Some, any + body/one, + thing, + where
• Unit 3:  Personal pronouns and possessives
• Unit 4:  Reflexive pronouns, the reciprocal pronoun "each other" and object pronouns
• Unit 5:  List of irregular verbs


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The Simple Past


Level: Beginners



1. How ...?
The room ... of gas, and he ... a cigarette.


the accident happened, smelled, lit
the accident happened, smelled, lighted
did the accident happen, smelt, lit
did the accident happened, smelt, lighted
did the accident happened, smelled, lit




2. How on earth ... them?
Someone ... me where they ... .


find you, told, were
did you found, told, were
found, told, were
did you find, told, were
did you find, was told, were




3. I ... my eyes when I ... my father dressed up as Little Red Riding Hood.

could not believe, saw
cannot believe, saw
can't believe, was seeing
could not believe, was seeing
did not believe, was seeing




4. Last night I ... a horrible headache, so I ... out. I ... at home.

was having, didn't go, stayed
had, didn't go, stayed
had, not went, stayed
had, didn't go, staied
was having, didn't went, stayed




5. Yesterday we ... a lot of things. We ... a lot of money.

buyed, spent
bought, spended
buyed, spended
bought, spent
didn't bought, spent




6. I ... yesterday morning, and I ... at work two hours late. My boss ... nothing.

overslept, arrived, said
oversleeped, arrived, said
oversleeped, arrived, sayed
overslept, arrived, sayed
overslept, arrove, said




7. ... that they ... last year?
No, I ... anything about it. Nobody ... me.


Did you know, gotten married, didn't know, told
Didn't you know, getted married, didn't know, told
Didn't you know, got married, didn't know, told
Did not you know, got married, didn't know, told
Did you know, got married, didn't knew, told




8. Why ... the party so early?
I ... very tired, and ... to rest.


you left, was, needed
did you leave, were, needed
did you leave, was, didn't need
left you, was needed
did you leave, was, needed




9. 'Last night I ... a lot because I ... an exam early this morning. Now I am going to bed because I am tired,' Miss Brown ... .

studyed, had, said
studied, had, said
studied, haved, said
studied, had, sayed
studed, had, said




10. If you ... to stay, then why ...?

didn't want, you stayed
didn't wanted, you stayed
didn't want, did you stay
wanted you, stay you
wanted, did you stayed


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