Elementary Level >> Grammar Structure >> This serves as a compact introduction to the past simple. The texts and the questions in the two pages are very similar deliberately to highlight the fact that the two structures are very similar but for the use of 'did' instead of 'do' or 'does'.

Charlie Parker


Yesterday was a terrible day for Charlie Parker. He was a very sad :- ( man. He got up at 8a.m. because his alarm clock was broken. So he didn't have a big breakfast and he was very hungry. He couldn't find his Rolls Royce car so he rode to work on his bicycle in the rain. His boss was very angry with him so he had lunch alone in the post office. He was very busy yesterday so he finished work at 6.30p.m. His wife went to the cinema with his boss so Charlie had dinner alone too! He didn't want to watch TV and he went to bed at 10p.m.

Q: ______ Charlie Parker happy yesterday?

A: No, he _______ .

Q: What time ______ he get up yesterday?

A: At ________.

Q: How ______ he _________ to work yesterday?

A: By ________.

Q: Who __________________ lunch with yesterday?

A: ______________

Q: Where ___________________ lunch yesterday?

A: In the post office.

Q: What time ____________________?

A: At 6.30p.m.

Q: _____________ have dinner with his wife yesterday?

A: No, he ___________.

Q: How long ___________________ TV yesterday?

A: ________________

Q: What time ______________________?

A: 10p.m.

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