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Week 1 | English Grammar

Day 1| Auxiliary verbs

Day 2 |Am/is/are

Day 3 |Am/is/are Questions

Day 4 |I am doing (present continuous)

Day 5 |Are you doing? (present continuous questions)

Day 6 |I do/work/like (present simple)(present continuous questions)

Week 2 | English Grammar

Day 1 |I don't... (present simple negative)

Day 2 |Do you...? (present simple questions)

Day 3 |I am doing (present continuous) I do (present simple)

Day 4 |I have... and I've got...

Day 5 |Was/were

Day 6 |Worked/got/went etc (past simple)

Week 3 | English Grammar

Day 1 |I didn't... did you...? (past simple negative and questions)

Day 2 |I was doing (past continuous)

Day 3 |I was doing (past continuous) and I did (past simple)

Day 4 |I have done (present perfect 1)

Day 5 |I've just... I've already... I haven't...yet (present perfect 2)

Day 6 |Have you ever...? (present perfect 3)

Week 4| English Grammar

Day 1 |How long have you...? (present perfect 4)

Day 2 |For, since, ago

Day 3 |I have done (present perfect) and I did (past)

Day 4 |Is done, was done (passive 1)

Day 5 |Is being done, has been done (passive 2)

Day 6 |Be/have/do in present and past tenses

Week 5| English Grammar

Day 1 |Regular and irregular verbs

Day 2 |What are you doing tomorrow?

Day 3 |I'm going to...

Day 4 |Will/shall (1)

Day 5 |Will/shall (2)

Day 6 |Might

Week 6| English Grammar

Day 1 |Can and could

Day 2 |Must, mustn't, don't, need to

Day 3 |Should

Day 4 |I have to

Day 5 |Would you like...?

Day 6 |Do this! Don't do that! Let's do that

Week 7| English Grammar

Day 1 |I used to...

Day 2 |There is... There are...

Day 3 |There was/were... There has/have been... There will be...

Day 4 |It...

Day 5 |I am, I don't

Day 6 |Have you? Are you? Don't you? etc

Week 8| English Grammar

Day 1 |Too/either/so am I/neither do I etc

Day 2 |Isn't/haven't/don't etc (negatives)

Day 3 |Do they? Is it? Have you?

Day 4 |Forming questions (who/what/why/where/when/which)

Day 5 |What...? Which...? How...?

Day 6 |How long does it take...?

Week 9| English Grammar

Day 1 |Do you know where...? I don't know what... etc

Day 2 |He/she said that... He/she told me that...

Day 3 |Work/working Go/going Do/doing

Day 4 |I want you to... I told you to...

Day 5 |I went to the shop to...

Day 6 |Go to... Go on... Go for... Go -ing... Get…

Week 10| English Grammar

Day 1 |Get...

Day 2 |Do and make

Day 3 |Have...

Day 4 |I/me He/him They/them etc

Day 5 |My/his/their etc

Day 6 |Whose is this? It's mine/yours/hers etc

Week 11| English Grammar

Day 1 |Myself/yourself/themselves etc

Day 2 |A/an...

Day 3 |Singular & plural

Day 4 |The...

Day 5 |Go to...

Day 6 |This/that/these/those

Week 12| English Grammar

Day 1 |Some & any

Day 2 |All/most/some/any/no/none etc

Day 3 |Adjectives

Day 4 |Adverbs

Day 5 |Imperatives

Day 6 |And but or so because

Week 13| English Grammar

Day 1 |When...

Day 2 |If we go... if you see... etc

Day 3 |If I had... If we went... etc

Day 4 |A person who... A thing that/which (relative clauses 1)

Day 5 |How long have you…?(present perfect 4)

Day 6 |For since ago


  • In the present tense we use ‘am/is’. In the past tense we use ‘was’.

Example: I am happy. She is happy      = present tense

I was happy.                                          = past tense


  • In the present tense we use ‘are’. In the past tense we use ‘were’.

Example: You are early.                         = present tense

You were early.                                      = past tense


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Short answers:

  • For I/he/she/it – Yes, ____ was or No, _______ wasn’t.


Yes, I was. No, I wasn’t.

Yes, she was. No, she wasn’t.


  • For we/you/they – Yes, _____ were or No, _______ weren’t


Yes, they were. No, they weren’t.

Yes, we were. No, we weren’t.

Was/were Exercises

1. Write either was/were next to the pronoun

  • I _______
  • He ______
  • She ______
  • It _______
  • We ______
  • You _______
  • They ______

2. Next to each sentence write whether it is in the present tense or past tense.

  • I am happy. __________________________________
  • She was not upset. ____________________________
  • He was angry. ________________________________
  • They are crying. ______________________________
  • We were late to school. _______________________
  • You are late to school. ________________________
  • I was not feeling well. ________________________
  • My mum was tired. __________________________

3. Write the either was/were in the gap. Change the following sentences into negative sentences.

  • I ___ hungry. ______________________________________________________________________
  • He ___ excited to go on holiday. _______________________________________________________
  • She ___ scared of her teacher. _________________________________________________________
  • It ___ raining all morning. _____________________________________________________________
  • We ___ happy because we have school tomorrow _________________________________________
  • You ___ crying because mum shouted at you. ____________________________________________
  • They ___ early. ____________________________________________________________________


Challenge: Create an interview for someone in your family, a friend or a neighbour.
Begin by writing 10 questions of your choice. (You can write more questions if you want)
You should have at least 6 questions starting with were/was.
Remember you can use where/why/who/how/when/what before were/was to form questions.

Some examples:

Where were you born?

Do you have a sister?

If the person replies ‘yes’, you could ask ‘Was she naughty as baby?’


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