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Quiz IX. Past Simple I (Regular Verbs, A Letter to a Friend)

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints!

Dear Sam,

Thanks for your letter. It is really great to hear from you now that the weather is rainy and I can't go out that much. Hope your life is a lot more exciting than mine.

You (ask) me to write about my life. Well, there is really nothing special going on. Last Saturday, for example, my family and I (visit) my grandparents. My mother (help) my grandmother with the housework. My father (clean) the windows outside. My sister and I (watch) cartoons on television and later we (play) outside in the garden. We (climb) the old oak-tree in the garden to our tree-house. We (stay) there all afternoon. Then our mother (call) us because it (be) time to go home. Our grandparents (kiss) us goodbye and we (return) home. We (arrive) home at 9 o'clock. Father (look) for the key, (open) the front door, and we all (walk) inside.

That's it about the way I spent last weekend. How about you? What did you do last Saturday?

Write back and tell me how you're doing.