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L9 – Interrogative form of Past“to be”

Lesson 9

Alison was a good student. 

Alison

was

a good student.

Subject

Verb

Complement

Was Alison a good student?

Was

Alison

a good student?

Verb

Subject

Complement

As you can see in the sentence above, to form a question with a sentence using verb to be in past, we just need to move the verb in front of the sentence and add the question mark (?) at the end and then we have a question. e.g.

  • John was a good musician. 
  • Was John a good musician? 

L8 – Past Verb to Be

Lesson 8

Pronoun

Present

I

was

You

were

He

was

She

was

It

was

We

were

You

were

They

were

Examples:

  • You were a nice person. 
  • Peter was a great friend.