Simple Past – Verb to Be

Simple Past - Verb to Be
Simple Past – Verb to Be

Affirmative Form

Usamos a forma was para I, he, she, it e were para as demais pessoas.

I was (eu era ,eu estava)
you were ( você era ,você estava)
he was (ele era ,ele estava)
she was (ela era, ela estava)
it was (ele (a) era, ele (a) estava)
we were (nós éramos, nós estávamos)
you were (vocês eram, vocês estavam )
they were (eles (as) eram ,eles (as) estavam)

Negative Form

Usamos as formas negativas wasn’t (was not) para I, he, she, it e weren’t ( were not) para as demais pessoas.

I wasn’t
you weren’t
he wasn’t
she wasn’t
it wasn’t
we weren’t
you weren’t
they weren’t

Interrogative Form

Formamos a interrogativa colocando verbo to be antes do sujeito.

was I …?
were you…?
was he…?
was she…?
was it…?
were we…?
were you…?
were they…?

Exemplos:

Where were you? (Onde você estava?)
Was she home? (Ela estava em casa?)
He wasn’t there. (Ele não estava lá.)
When I was a child, I was very naughty.(Quando eu era criança, eu era muito levado.)
You were happy. (Você estava feliz.)
Were you at the party? ( Você estava na festa? )
Yes, I was.(Sim, estava.)
No, I wasn’t. (Não, não estava)

NOTE:

O passado de are é were e o passado de is é was.
O passado de am é was também.
No passado, só as formas negativas são abreviadas.

was not = wasn’t
were not = were
n’t

Exercises

Complete the sentences with Verb to be ( Simple Past)

1. She _______ in school yesterday. (be)



2. They ______ at the store. (be)



3. There ______ a good movie on TV last night. (be)



4. John and Anna ______ here last night. (be)



5. You and I _______ in the classroom this morning. (be)



6. Last night I ______ very tired. (be)



7. There ________ many people at the rally. (be)



The restaurant ________ busy on the weekend. (be)



. The offices ________ closed. (be)



10. You _______ a good soccer player ten years ago. (be)





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2 Responses to “Simple Past – Verb to Be”

  1. Giovana says:
    Como posso comprar a postila? O que ela oferece?
    Obrigada
  2. admin says:
    Hi Giovana,
    A apostila oferece vários exercícios de fixação da gramática.
    Para comprá-la,basta clicar no botão “Pague com PagSeguro” para efetuar a sua compra.
    Agradecemos o contato.
    Qualquer dúvida, pode escrever, OK?
    Have a nice day!

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