ESL Grammar Exercises
Past Tense (Negative Sentences: "didn't")
Past Tense (5)
To make a negative past tense sentence, just add “did not” (or “didn’t”) before the verb. (You don’t need to use the past tense form of the verb.)
*The past tense of the “Be Verbs” (am, is, are) is was and were. To make them negative, you just add “not.” (I wasn’t sick. They weren’t tired.)
Write the following sentences as negative past tense sentences.
Example: I went to school.
-- I didn’t go to school.
1. Alan took a math test yesterday.
2. My friend’s dog bit me on the leg.
3. Carl flew in an airplane last month.
4. Betty finished her homework before dinner.
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