I was
you were
he / she/ it was
we were
you were
they were
I was not / I wasn’t
you were not / you weren’t
he / she/ it was not / he / she/ it wasn’t
we were not / we weren’t
you were not / you weren’t
they were not / they weren’t
was I?
were you?
was he / she / it?
were we?
were you?
were they?


the verb to be (was, were) in the past tense

useful pages

  • exercises for practising short yes/no answers (Are you tired? Yes, I am / No, I’m not)
  • exercises for practising the tag-question (He is going, isn’t he)
  • exercises for practising am/is/are
  • exercises for practising the simple past

more useful pages