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LESSON 15
WAS - WERE

VERB "TO BE"



SUBJECT PRESENT PAST
I am was
You are were
He, she, it is was
We, you, they are were

AÇIKLAMALAR:
  • "Be" fiili 3 yapıda kullanılır.
    a) Subject + be + noun
    b) Subject + be + adjective
    c) Subject + be + prepositional phrase

    a) Subject + be + noun

    Present : I am a teacher now.
    Past: I was a student 20 years ago.

    Present: We are students at the University now.
    Past: We were students at the high school 5 years ago.


    b) Subject + be + adjective

    Present : The questions are very difficult this year.
    Past: The questions were very easy last year.

    Present: He is very happy now.
    Past: He was very angry yesterday.


    c) Subject + be + prepositional phrase

    Present : She is in Ankara now.
    Past: She was in İzmir yesterday.

    Present: His laptop is on the table.
    Past: It was in the bag in the morning.


  • QUESTION FORMS
    We use "was, were" before subjects to make questions.

    Why were they shocked? Because she was in love.

    Who was upset? John was upset.

    Where was Mrs. Peters? She was in the hospital.

    Was he at home? No, he wasn't.

    Were they tired? Yes, they were.

    EXERCISES

    Put "was, wasn't, were, weren't" in the blanks.


    This morning class was wasn't were weren't very interesting. We talked about our first day in the U.S. Many students was wasn't were weren't Afraid, but some (neg.) was wasn't were weren't afraid at all. Wing was wasn't were weren't Born in China. He was wasn't were weren't nervous because it was wasn't were weren't his first time alone. Aziza and Ali was wasn't were weren't Born in Egypt. Aziza was wasn't were weren't Afraid but Ali (neg) was wasn't were weren't afraid. Elena , from Argentina, (neg.) was wasn't were weren't afraid either.

    Answers
    1.was
    2.were
    3.werent
    4.was
    5.was
    6.was
    7.were
    8.was
    9.wasnt
    10.wasnt

    Write the correct questions for each answers.


    1.
    She was in the mountains.
    Correct Answer: Where was she?

    2.
    She was with her friends..
    Correct Answer: Who was she with?

    3.
    Yes, they were there all weekend.
    Correct Answer: Were they there all weekend?

    4.
    Yes, the weather was good.
    Correct Answer: Was the weather good?



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