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Grammar check: Talking about memories with past simple

Remember:
Regular past simple: Add -ed
I lived in Canada when I was young.

Irregular past simple: go - went     see - saw
You'll have to memorize these or use your dictionary.


Write the correct form of the verb. (8 points)

I remember when I (1) (be) a high school student. I
(2)
(play) drums in the school band. One day, after school, I was practicing the drums when my homeroom teacher
(3)
(come) into the room. She said, "Your mother just
(4) (call). She wants you to call her." I (5) (be) really worried and (6) (hurry) to the phone. My mother (7) (answer) the phone right away. She
(8) (say) "There's a letter to you from the university. Should I open it?" I (9) (tell) her to open it. Inside there was a letter that said I was accepted! It was one of the happiest days of my life!

Answer Key: (Move your cursor over the box to check your answers.)


Vocabulary check: Memories

Complete the sentences. Use the words. There is one extra word. (7 points)

used to     majored in     memories      scar          graduation      argument
experience     embarrassed

1. When I was in high school, I play sports a lot.

2. When I was little, I fell out of a tree. See this on my arm?

3. I have good of my school days.

4. I cried after I had an with my girlfriend.

5. Once I broke an expensive vase in a department store. I was so .

6. My father business when he was in college.

7. I lived abroad when I was a child. It was a great .

8. I had a really good working last summer.