Past Tense - Irregular Verbs

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A) Change the verbs in brackets into the past tense. Some are regular and some are irregular.

was - woke - had - went - finished - ate - drove - bought - painted - came - helped - repaired - wobbled - wished - cleaned - vacuumed - tidied - ate - yawned - went

B) Change the verbs below into the past tense and put them into the correct place in the sentences:

1. thought
2. rang
3. went
4. ate
5. took
6. saw
7. left
8. drank
9. said
10. paid

C) Complete the tables below:

Present Past   Present Past
Hear Heard Be Was
Leave Left Put Put
Ring Rang Think Thought
Drink Drank Drive Drove
Go Went Break Broke
Get Got Oversleep Overslept
Take Took Sit Sat
Come Came Wake Woke
See Saw Run Ran
Shut Shut Write Wrote
Lend Lent Dig Dug
Steal Stole Bring Brought
Swim Swam Fly Flew

If you are looking for the Free Grammar Worksheet for this activity, you will find it here:
Past Tense Irregular Verbs Worksheet (PDF)

See our List of Irregular Verbs in Past Tense and our Interactive Online Game.

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