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PROGRAM DIDIK CEMERLANG (PDCA)2010

G 6 PAST TENSE

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Aim:
To practise using the simple past tense.
Instructions:
1. Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verbs in the brackets.
2. Do the task in your SAL exercise book.
3. Check your answers with the answer key provided.

Example :
1.
2.
3.
4.

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When I was a child, I wanted (want) to be a doctor.

I ___________ (not, go) to school yesterday because I _______ (be) ill.


Marias uncle __________(die) in 1989 in a road accident.
The police _________ (arrest) nine people for robbery two days ago.
Cats have whiskers but the one I _______(see) yesterday

_________(have) none.
5. Talibs mother _________(ask) him why his face _______(be) swollen.
6. She _________(celebrate) her birthday with her parents at a seafood
restaurant last week.
7. When I ________(be) young, I ________(can) climb tall coconut trees.
8. We ________(bathe) in that river thirty years ago.
9. A bee _______(sting) Zain when he was cycling home from school
yesterday.
10.
Rahim ________(think) they _______(be) police officers.
11.
What _________(do) you do last night?
12.
She _______(dress) smartly for the interview last week.
13.
Faridah _______(forget) to drink a glass of milk last night.
14.
They ________(watch) Madagascar at the cinema last Saturday.
15.
He _______(wash) some dishes last night.

Answer
1. did not go, was
2. died
3. arrested

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4. saw, had
5. asked, was
6. celebrated
7. was, could
8. bathed
9. stung
10. thought, were
11. did
12. dressed
13. forgot
14. watched
15. washed

Aim:
To practise using the simple past tense
Instructions:
1. Change the underlined verbs into the simple past tense.
2. Rewrite the sentences.
3. Do the task in your SAL exercise book.
4. Check your answers with the answer key provided.

Example:

I brush my teeth three times.


I brushed my teeth three times.

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1. I get up at six oclock.


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2. He understands me well.
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3. You eat too much.
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4. The maid takes the child out.
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5. The birds lay eggs in the nest.
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6. That kitten bites a man.
______________________________________________
7. This book costs RM5.00
______________________________________________
8. She speaks slowly so that they can understand her.
______________________________________________

Answers:

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.

got I got up at six oclock.


understood He understood me well.
ate You ate too much.
took The maid took the child out.
laid The birds laid eggs in the nest.
bit That kitten bit a man.
cost This book cost RM5.00.
spoke, could She spoke slowly so that they could understand her.

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Aim:
To practise using the simple past tense
Instructions:
1. Fill in the blanks with the correct verbs.
2. Do the task in your SAL exercise book.
3. Check your answers with the answer key provided.

appeared
lived

stared

frightened
found

saw
made

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changed
turned

took

Once there __( 1 )___ two widows called Wan Malini and Wan Empok. One
night ,they __( 2 )___ a strange glow in their paddy fields. They were too __( 3 )___
to go out and see and so they went to bed.
The next morning , they __( 4 )___ out what had caused the glow. Their
grains of rice had all ___( 5 )___ into gold and the leaves had turned into silver. The
widows __( 6 )__ at the lovely sight.

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Suddenly three young men __( 7 )__ in the field. They were the three princes
sent by their father to help the widows. It was them who __( 8 )___ the paddy into
gold.
Wan Malini and Wan Empok __( 9 ) __ the princes to meet the people of the
country. The people liked them and later__( 10 )___ one of them their ruler.

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Answer

1. lived
2. saw
3. frightened
4. found
5. turned
6. stared
7. appeared
8. changed
9. took
10. made

Aim:
To practise using the simple past tense
Instructions:
1. Fill in the blanks with the correct verbs to be.
2. Do the task in your SAL exercise book.
3. Check your answers with the answer key provided.

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Example :
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.

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Haris was in bed.

Last year she __________ nineteen years old.


The weather yesterday _______ very hot.
I _______ hungry so I had something to eat.
Where _______ you at eleven oclock last night?
I didnt know where the children _______
The keys ______ on the table but they are not there now.
Jalil _______ not at work last Wednesday because he _______ ill.
You ______ not at home last night. Where ______ you?
______ Suzana and June at the talk yesterday? Suzana _____ but June

______ not.
10. Yesterday ______ a holiday so all the shops _____ closed.

Answers:

1. was
2. was
3. was
4. were
5. were
6. were
7. was, was
8. were, were
9. Were, was, was
10.
was, were

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Aim:
To practise using the simple past tense
Instructions:
1. Rearrange the words to form questions.
2. Do the task in your SAL exercise book.
3. Check your answers with the answer key provided.

Example :

was / work / at / yesterday/ Halim ?


Was Halim at work yesterday ?
Yes, he was.

1. late / you / this morning / Why / were?


__________________________________________
The traffic was bad.

2. Was/difficult / mid-year/ your/ exam?


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No, it was easy.

3. last week / Where / Ann and Sue / were?


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They were on holiday.

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4. your camera / was / How much / new?


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RM60.00
5. angry / you / were / yesterday / Why?
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Because you were late.

6. Was / nice / the weather / last week?


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Yes, it was beautiful.

Answer

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

Why were you late this morning?


Was your mid-year exam difficult?
Where were Ann and Sue last week?
How much was your new camera?
Why were you angry yesterday?
Was the weather nice last week?

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Aim:
To practise using past perfect tense
Instructions:
1. Fill in the blanks with past perfect tense.
2. Do the task in your SAL exercise book.
3. Check your answers with the answer key provided.

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I'm sorry I left without you last night, but I told you to meet me early because the
show started at 8:00. I (try) had tried to get tickets for that play for months and I
didn't want to miss it. By the time I finally left the coffee shop where we were
supposed to meet, I (1. have).................. five cups of coffee and I (2. wait)
................. over an hour. I had to leave because I (3. arrange) .................. to meet
Kathy in front of the theatre.

When I arrived at the theatre, Kathy (4. pick) .................... up the tickets and she
was waiting for us near the entrance. She was really angry because she (5. wait)
........... for more than half an hour. She said she (6. Almost, give) ....................... up
and

(7. go) ........... into the theatre without us.

Kathy told me you (8. be) ................... late several times in the past and that she
would not make plans with you again in the future. She mentioned that she (9. miss)

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................. several movies because of your late arrivals. I think you owe her an
apology. And in the future, I suggest you be on time!

Answer
1. had had
2. had waited
3. had arranged
4. had already picked
5. had waited
6. had almost given
7. had gone
8. had been
9. had missed

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Aim:
To practise using past perfect tense.
Instructions:
1. Change each sentence into past perfect tense.
2. Do the task in your SAL exercise book.
3. Check your answers with the answer key provided.

Example:

I played baseball.
I had played baseball.

1. I ate vegetables. I ____________ vegetables.


2. I came. I ____________ .
3. My cousins sold their car. They ____________ their car.
4. I told a story. I ____________ a story.
5. They saw my friend. They ____________ my friend.
6. We cleaned our room. We ____________ our room.
7. I flew to Mexico City. I ____________ to Mexico City.

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8. I thought about going on vacation. I ____________ about going on vacation.


9. I spoke to Mary about you. I ____________ to Mary about you.
10. She chose the blue pants. She ____________ the blue pants.

Answer

1. had eaten
2. had come
3. had sold
4. had told
5. had seen
6. had cleaned
7. had flown
8. had thought
9. had spoken
10. had chosen

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Aim:
To practise using perfect tense.
Instructions:
1. Fill in each blank with a suitable word.
2. Do the task in your SAL exercise book.
3. Check your answers with the answer key provided.

notified

searched

hit

docked

examined

repaired

studied

driven

braked

lived

1. Zainab found her purse after she had searched the whole bedroom.
2. Hadnt Salim...............Azizah before she came?
3. The alarm clock started working after she had .................it.
4. They hadnt ................ English before they came here.
5. By the time the ship had ................., it was late evening.
6. The car skidded because the driver had .............too hard.

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7. After they had ................there for three years, they redecorated the apartment.
8. Before he bought the second-hand car, he had ..............it carefully.
9. The policeman pointed at the motorist who had ..................past a red light.
10. The wasp stung the farmer after he had ...............it.

Answers:

1. 2. notified
3. repaired
4. studied
5. docked
6. braked
7. lived
8. examined
9. driven
10. hit

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Aim:
To practise using past perfect tense.
Instructions:
1. Fill in each blank with a suitable verb.
2. Do the task in your SAL exercise book.
3. Check your answers with the answer key provided.

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1. Ive never been here before. Salman said he had never been there before.
2. Norita has just left, he said that Norita .....................
3. They didnt wait for me. She said that they ................. for her.
4. I tried to call her this morning, I told you I ............. to call her this morning.
5. Did you buy it? I asked her if she .............. it.
6. Youve made a terrible mistake! I told him he .................... a terrible mistake.
7. Did you speak to Rahim yesterday? I asked him if he ................ to Rahim.
8. Have you sold your house yet? I asked them if they ..............their house.

had never been

had sold

had tried

had not waited

had bought

had spoken

had just left

had made

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Answer
1. 2. had just left
3. had not waited
4. had tried
5. had bought
6. had made
7. had spoken
8. had sold

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Aim

: To give the past tense of irregular verbs.

Instructions

: 1. Look at the irregular verb below.


2. Give the past tense of the verbs.
3. Do this exercise in your SAL book
4. Check your answers with the answer key.

1. shake
2. begin
3. sing
4. hold
5. put
6. drive
7. know
8. run
9. bring
10. lie
11. teach
12. think
13. read

1. shook

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14. lay
15. blow

Answer
1. shook
2. began
3. sang
4. held
5. put
6. drove
7. knew
8. ran
9. brought
10. lay
11. taught
12. thought
13. read
14. laid
15. blew

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Aim

: To give the past tense of irregular verbs.

Instructions: 1.Write the past tense of the verbs.


2. Do this exercise in your SAL book
3. Check your answers with the answer
key.

1. speak : spoke
2. ring

: __ __ __ __

3. do

: __ __ __

4.finish : __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __
5.fly

: __ __ __ __

6.ride

: __ __ __ __

7.eat

: __ __ __

8.drink : __ __ __ __ __
9.see

: __ __ __

10. go : __ __ __ __

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Answer

1. spoke

2. rang

3.did

4. finished

5. flew

6. rode

7. ate

8. drank

9. saw

10. went

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Aim

: To practise using past continuous tense

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Instructions : 1. Change the verbs in the brackets into past


continuous tense.
2. Do this exercise in your SAL book
3. Check your answers with the answer key.
1. She ___________ when he came yesterday. (eat)

2. Rohani _________at the dinner party last night. (dance)

3. Ali ____________football when it rained yesterday evening. (play)

4. Ahmad _________ at the concert last night. (sing)

5. Siti ____________lunch when Siew May arrived last night. (cook)

6. The tree ____________ by the municipal workers. (cut)

7. Raju and Ah Meng ____________badminton at the hall when the fire broke
out. (play)

8. The thieves ______________ by the police. (chase)

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9. Eddie ___________ in the drama when Susan attended the interview


yesterday. (act)

10.The clothes _________________. (wash)

Answer

1. was eating

2. was dancing

3. was playing

4. was singing

5. was cooking

6. was being cut

7. were playing

8. were being chased

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9. was acting

10.were being washed

Aim

: To practise using past perfect tense

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Instructions : 1. Change the verbs in the brackets into past


perfect tense.
2. Do this exercise in your SAL book
3. Check your answers with the answer key.
1. Robbie __________ out when Bala arrived. (go)
2. We telephoned Carol but she _________. (leave)
3. Doris was sad because she _________ the test.(fail)
4. Eng Hoe said that he _______ the book which he borrowed from Kamal. (lose)
5. Fauzi told me that he _______ the pen because he thought it was
his.(take)
6. The girls _______ their housework before they came.(do)
7. We_______ the room before she arrived. (tidy)
8. Mr. Gan ________ the boys not to smoke again. (warn)
9. En. Hamid _______the doors before leaving the house.(lock)
10. Mrs. Rama _______ the vase while dusting it. (break)

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Answer

1. had gone

2. had left

3. had failed

4. had lost

5. had taken

6. had done

7. had tidied

8. had warned

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9. had locked

10.had broken
Aims

: To practise Simple Past Tense of regular verbs.

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Instructions:
Study the notes below.
Write the Simple Past Tense for the regular verbs given.
Do this exercise in your SAL book
Check your answers with the answer key provided.

Simple Past Tenses


NOTES:
1. The simple past is used to talk about activities, events or situations that began
and ended in the past.
2. Most simple past verbs are formed by adding ed.
Example:
destroy
fry
clap

- destroyed
- fried
- clapped

1. appear

- _appeared_

13. bury

- ______________

2. dry

- ______________

14. decide - ______________

3. bark

- ______________

15. reply

4. burn

- ______________

16. hasten - ______________

5. collect

- ______________

17. try

- ______________

6. enjoy

- ______________

18. slip

- ______________

7. rely

- ______________

19. flip

- ______________

8. finish

- ______________

20. watch

- ______________

9. host

- ______________

21. park

- ______________

- ______________

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10. look

- ______________

22. talk

- ______________

11. open

- ______________

23. stop

- ______________

12. turn

- ______________

24. travel

- ______________

Answer
1. appeared
2. dried
3. barked
4. burned
5. collected
6. enjoyed
7. relied
8. finished
9. hosted
10. looked
11. opened
12. turned
13. buried
14. decided
15. replied
16. hastened
17. tried
18. slipped
19. flipped
20. watched
21. parked
22. talked
23. stopped
24. travelled

Aims

: To practise Past PerfectTense.

Instructions:
Identify the errors in the sentences given and rewrite them correctly.
Do this exercise in your SAL book.
Check the answers with the answer key provided.

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The headmistress have taught in the school for 15 years.


The headmistress had taught in the school for 15 years.
The fat boy had just sit on the swing when it broke.
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When Julia and Haslinda reached the bus-stop, the bus have left.
____________________________________________________
Brenda have won the first prize in the Art Competition.
____________________________________________________
Before I could close the gate, the dog has run out.
____________________________________________________
I have cleaned the table by time she got here.
___________________________________________________
If I have gone to Europe, I would not have to see her.
___________________________________________________
Lucy has post the letter.
___________________________________________________
After Adam has had his lunch he went back to work.
____________________________________________________________
By the time the police arrived, the robbers had already escape.
____________________________________________________________

Answer

1. The headmistress had taught in the school for 15 years.

2. The fat boy had just sat on the swing when it broke.

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3. When Julia and Haslinda reached the bus-stop, the bus had left.

4. Brenda had won the first prize in the Art Competition.

5. Before I could close the gate, the dog had run out.

6. I had cleaned the table by time she got here.

7. If I had gone to Europe, I would not have to see her.

8. Lucy had posted the letter.

9. After Adam had had his lunch, he went back to work.

10. By the time the police arrived, the police had already escaped.

Aim

: To use the correct form of Past Tenses.

Instructions:
Read the sentences and write the correct form of past tenses.
Do this exercise in your SAL book.
Check the answers with the answer key.
1. I was driving along Jalan Gasing when I saw Mrs. Tan. (drive)

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2. The robbers _____________ when the police arrived. (escape)


3. After the seminar __________, we went to tea. (end)
4. While the cat was away, the mice __________. (play)
5. The bell rang before I _________ my exercise. (complete)
6. I wish we ________ not __________ to Lionel!. (listen)
7. Rahman stated that he __________ the robbery. (witness)
8. The girl fainted before the doctor __________ examining her. (finish)
9. Ponish told me that he _________ not _________ for a long time. (smoke)
10. Mrs. Selvam ____________ her dinner last night. (burn)
11. My brother ___________ that he was a pilot last night. (dream)
12. The girls _____________ when the lecturers walked into the class. (laugh)
13. He _________ how to repair a radio when he was young. (know)
14. The people in the stadium ____________ as the singer was going on stage.
(clap)
15. When we _________ younger, we used to climb fruit trees. (be)
16. The wind _________ gently when we arrived at the hillside resort. (blow)
17. They ________ what the prefect was saying. (understand)
18. Kamariah mentioned that they _________ not __________ on the wedding
day. (decide)
19. The hungry wolves _________ the village in search for foods. (attack)
20. I __________ a cruel man beating a dog on my work to work yesterday. (see)

Answer

1. was driving
2. had escaped

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3. had ended
4. were playing
5. had completed
6. had listened
7. had witnessed
8. had finished
9. had, smoked
10. burned
11. dreamed / dreamt
12. were laughing
13. knew
14. were clapping
15. were
16. was blowing
17. understood
18. had, decided
19. attacked
20. saw

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